FX sets debut date for new season of ‘Justified’

FX will bring back “Justified” Feb. 9.Justified

Second season of the Timothy Olyphant starrer will run 13 weeks. Olyphant plays a Kentucky-based U.S. marshal trying to balance his job and a complicated personal life.

Show, created by Graham Yost, is based on the works of author Elmore Leonard. Ratings were strong in season one and cabler was quick to renew it.

Skein co-stars Walton Goggins, Nick Searcy, Jacob Pitts, Erica Tazel, Joelle Carter and Natalie Zea. Among those joining the cast are Jeremy Davies, Margo Martindale, Joseph Lyle Taylor and Brad William Henke.

Exec producers are Yost, Leonard, Carl Beverly, Sarah Timberman, Fred Golan and Michael Dinner. Show is produced by Sony Pictures Television and FX Prods.

FX recently canceled critically beloved but ratings challenged “Terriers” and will debut boxing drama “Lights Out” Jan. 1. Holt McCallany stars as an aging pugilist unsure whether to retire for health reasons or stay in the ring to provide financial support for his family.

New season of animated skein “Archer” will return Jan. 27.

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