Though NBC has cancelled Saving Hope and pulled it from their website, the hospital drama will keep airing in Canada. The show was renewed for a second season of 13 episodes back in July. Now, CTV has ordered an additional five installments, bringing the season total to 18 episodes.
Here’s the press release regarding the additional episodes:
CTV Increases Order for Second Season of Hit Canadian Drama SAVING HOPE to 18 Episodes
- SAVING HOPE was the most-watched Canadian drama of the 2011-12 broadcast year -
Toronto, ON (November 16, 2012) – CTV announced today it has upped the ante on its second season order for its hit Canadian drama series, SAVING HOPE, to even more episodes. The broadcaster has ordered an additional five hours from ICF Films/Entertainment One (eOne), bringing its second season commitment to 18 episodes in total. The most-watched drama series on Canadian television this summer, SAVING HOPE reigns as the most-watched Canadian drama of the 2011-12 broadcast year, with an impressive Season 1 average of 1.7 million viewers each week.