‘Legion’ Gets Season 2 Renewal on FX
Another one television adaptation based on the Marvel Comics character was launched on Feb 8, 2017 on FX. The premiere of “Legion” has garnered over 1.6 million viewers, as well as has received the universal acclaim among critics and the target audience. Given such a successful debut of the sci-fi psychological thriller, millions of loyal fans of “Legion” want to figure out, whether or not we will see a second season of “Legion” on FX, and if this happens, when will its release date? On March 15, 2017, FX picked up “Legion” for a second season. We suggest you to sign up to our automatic notifications, if you don’t want to miss the upcoming premiere.
Indeed, the figures of the debut season of “Legion” were impressive. Let’s take a look at the major factors, in order to figure out why FX made this decision. Among the indicators, there are the reception by critics and viewers, as well as the television ratings. Currently, according to IMDb, “Legion” has a score of 9.2/10 based on about 2,500 user votes. At the same time, on Metacritic, the sci-fi series has a score of 82/100 and 8.8/10 among critics/viewers, respectively. Meanwhile, according to the metrics, presented by Rotten Tomatoes, the current season of “Legion” has a score of 8.44/10 and a 93% approval rating among critics, as well as a score of 4.2/5 and a 83% approval rating among the viewers. The series premiere has drawn 1.622 million viewers with a 0.69 demo rating among adults (18-49). This indicator looks quite strong (for a cable network).
“Legion” follows David Haller, diagnosed as schizophrenic yet in his childhood, who had been struggling with his psychical illness for many years, being a patient of many hospitals. When suffering from his diagnosis, he is trying to cope with his numerous identities (each identity controls a particular power of David). Now in his early 30s, David is trying to back to sanity. He almost decided to give up. But everything has changed, when David meets a beautiful and troubled new patient named Syd. The TV series is created by Noah Hawley, who also serves as executive producer.
Notification of the Release Date (Season 2)
“Legion” Season 1 kicked off on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 10:00 PM ET/PT on FX, garnering 1.622 million viewers, as well as brilliant reviews from critics and viewers. On March 15, 2017, FX picked up “Legion” for a second season. FX apparently was pretty satisfied looking at the figures of the first season. Therefore, the cable network has confirmed the renewal of “Legion” for a next season. “Legion” Season 2 is set to premiere in 2018.
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— Legion (@LegionFX) March 15, 2017