×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

‘Manifest’ Renewed for Season 2 at NBC

Manifest” has been renewed for a second season at NBC.

The first season of the mysterious drama centered on the passengers of Montego Air Flight 828 who went missing for five years and presumed dead. When they finally returned, in the premiere episode, they did so un-aged and having no indication that time had passed. As they settled into their second chance, they started experiencing unexpected connections, and also came up against new adversaries.

“In just its first season, ‘Manifest’ has answered many questions about the mystery of Flight 828 and, smartly, asks many more,” said Lisa Katz and Tracey Pakosta, co-presidents of scripted programming, NBC Entertainment. “Congratulations to Jeff Rake, our producers, cast and crew who have created an incredibly addictive series with compelling characters and complex relationships.”

“Manifest” stars Melissa Roxburgh, Josh Dallas, Athena Karkanis, J.R. Ramirez, Luna Blaise, Jack Messina and Parveen Kaur. It comes from executive producers Rake, Robert Zemeckis, Jack Rapke, Jackie Levine and Len Goldstein, produced by Warner Bros. Television, Universal Television, Compari Entertainment and Jeff Rake Productions.

The first season ranked in the Top 5 of NBC’s scripted series, averaging 6.5 million total live viewers and a 1.25 in the 18-49 demographic. When taking into consideration live+7, “Manifest” averaged 12.6 million total viewers and a 2.8 rating in adults 18-49. This marked the series the No. 1 new scripted program in 18-49 for the 2018-19 television season.

“Manifest” joins fellow dramas “The Blacklist, “Chicago Fire,” “Chicago Med,” “Chicago PD,” “Good Girls,” “Law & Order: SVU” and “New Amsterdam,” as well as comedies “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” “The Good Place,” “Superstore” and “Will & Grace” on NBC’s 2019-20 television lineup.

More TV

  • Monzon

    Conecta Fiction: Disney’s Leonardo Aranguibel Talks ‘Monzón’

    PAMPLONA, Spain  —  Disney’s Leonardo Aranguibel, producer of “Until I Met You” and “Selena’s Secret,” may have another winner on its hands. Produced by the Buena Vista Production Group, “Monzón,” a chronicle of the Argentine’s boxing legend’s arrest and trial, accused of murdering wife Alicia Muniz, opened on Turner Latin America’s Space on Monday June [...]

  • Sebastian Cordero, Arturo Yepez Set ‘Floresta’

    Sebastian Cordero, Arturo Yepez Set ‘Floresta’ as Touché Films Targets Premium TV (EXCLUSIVE)

    PAMPLONA, Spain  —  Ecuador’s Sebastián Cordero, director of the Guillermo del Toro-produced “Rage” and acclaimed low budget sci-fi thriller “Europa Report,” is teaming with his longtime producer Arturo Yépez to make “Floresta,” a 10 half-hour dramedy which marks Cordero’s move into TV series. Told in the tone of tragicomedy, and inspired loosely by the back [...]

  • 76th ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS --

    Viacom Partners With Tyler Perry for BET Plus Streaming Service

    Viacom’s BET Networks has teamed with Tyler Perry to create a subscription streaming service that combines the prolific auteur’s library of movies and TV shows with BET’s programming vault. The service dubbed BET Plus will bow in the fall with a handful of original series and productions and a deep library offering that will be [...]

  • keeley-hawes-starring-netflix-film-rebecca

    Keeley Hawes to Star in and Produce Honor-Killing Drama for ITV

    Keeley Hawes will star as a detective attempting to bring a group of killers to justice in the wake of a so-called honor-killing in “Honour.” The two-part drama is based on the real-life case of Banaz Mahmod, a young Londoner murdered by her own family for falling in love with the wrong man. It is [...]

  • Love Nature Teams with Arte, BBC,

    Love Nature Teams with Arte, BBC, Smithsonian on Natural History Series ‘Stormborn’

    Love Nature has greenlit “Stormborn,” a wildlife series about animals living in the wildlands of countries on the edge of the North Atlantic. The three-parter will bow on Love Nature’s 4K linear channel and streaming service and then play on Arte in France and Germany, BBC Scotland and Smithsonian Channel. Love Nature is the natural [...]

  • john-farrar-joins-barcroft

    Barcroft Studios Hires John Farrar as Creative Director, Ups Two Execs (EXCLUSIVE)

    John Farrar, whose credits include “The Imposter,” has joined U.K. producer and digital content specialist Barcroft Studios. The company has also upped two senior staffers, with Alex Morris elevated to chief creative officer and Caspar Norman to chief operating officer. The new recruit joins Barcroft from Nerd TV, the U.K. shingle he co-founded with Jago [...]

  • Mary J. Blige and Rihanna

    Rihanna Presents Mary J. Blige With BET Lifetime Achievement Award

    Rihanna took the Microsoft Theater stage on June 23 to present Mary J. Blige with the BET Lifetime Achievement Award. Hailing the legendary singer for her style and sound, Rihanna also made mention of Blige’s history-making two Oscar nominations in the same year, for best actress and original song for “Mudbound.” Accepting the trophy, Blige [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content