‘The Shannara Chronicles’ Season 2 Premieres in October 2017 on Spike TV
“The Shannara Chronicles” kicked off on Jan 5, 2016, on MTV. The shows premiere gas garnered over one million viewers. It has received average reviews from critics, but principally favorable reviews from the target audience. Without a shadow of a doubt, millions of loyal fans of the fantasy drama series are eager to know whether or not we will see a second season of “The Shannara Chronicles” on MTV. And if this happens, when will its release date? To the delight of millions of fans, on April 20, 2016, MTV announced the picked up of “The Shannara Chronicles” for the second season. If you don’t want to miss the upcoming premiere, we suggest you sign up for our automatic notifications, and we’ll keep you informed.
We have been expecting the decision on renewal, honestly. It was entirely predictable, given the popularity of the series among the viewers, and quite impressive television ratings. Let’s take a look at some major indicators, to figure out why MTV made this decision. Currently, according to IMDb, “The Shannara Chronicles” has a score of 7.5/10 based on over 36,000 user votes. At the same time, according to Rotten Tomatoes, Season 1 of the fantasy drama series has an average score of 5.11/10 (54% approval rating) among critics.Among the viewers, the show has a score of 3.7/5 and a 69% approval rating. Meanwhile, according to Metacritic, “The Shannara Chronicles” has a score of 52/100 among critics and 6.6/10 among the viewers. The series premiere has drawn 1.031 million viewers with a 0.48 demo rating among adults (18-49). All these indicators have eventually affected the decision on renewal.
Inspired the series of fantasy novels by Terry Brooks, the first season of the television adaptation roughly follows the events of “The Elfstones of Shannara,” a book published in 1982. The takes place thousands of years in the future. The story follows three heroes, Elf-Human hybrid Wil, Elvin Princess Amberle, and Human Rover Eretria, as they embark on a quest to stop an evil Demon army from destroying the world. The second season will be an adaptation of another novel, apparently. Alfred Gough and Miles Millar serve as the show’s creators and executive producers.
Notification of the Release Date (Season 2)
“The Shannara Chronicles” premiered on Tuesday, January 5 at 10:00 PM ET/PT on MTV. The series debut drew 7.5 million total L+3 viewers and praise by the target audience, in addition. MTV was satisfied looking at the viewing figures for the debut season. Therefore, the cable network has confirmed the renewal of “The Shannara Chronicles” for a second season. However, on May 11, 2017, it was reported that a second season of the epic drama series would premiere on Spike TV. “The Shannara Chronicles” Season 2 is set to premiere in October 2017. But the exact date is unknown as of yet.
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