Turn: Season Two for AMC TV Show

Turn TV show season twoAMC has renewed their Turn TV series for a second season. There will be 10 episodes once again.

Here’s the cable channel’s press release:


Show Attracted Passionate Core Audience Averaging 2 Million Viewers Per Week Over Initial Ten Episodes

NEW YORK, NY, June 23, 2014 – AMC today announced that it has ordered a second season of its Revolutionary War drama, “TURN,” which attracted a passionate core audience averaging 2 million viewers a week over its initial 10-episode run. “TURN” will return to AMC with 10 new episodes next spring. The network is also pairing encores of the entire first season of “TURN” with “Hell On Wheels” on Saturday nights this summer, to give new viewers a chance to discover and connect with the show.

“Craig Silverstein, Barry Josephson and a talented cast and crew delivered a truly distinctive and engaging premiere season. We look forward to continuing this revolutionary journey into season two,” said Charlie Collier, AMC president. “AMC and its creative partners have a track record of nurturing programs we collectively believe in, patiently growing viewership and engagement over time. With ‘TURN,’ once again, we dive in with our partners to build upon this very promising first season.”

Season ratings averages, live+3, across initial 10 episodes:
Total audience, 2 million viewers
Adults 25-54, 772,000 viewers
Adults 18-49, 709,000 viewers

On a very competitive night, the “TURN” finale delivered 2.2 million viewers, live+3, including 792,000 adults 25-54 and 706,000 adults 18-49.

A character-driven drama set during the Revolutionary War, “TURN” takes us behind the battlefront, to a shadow war fought by everyday heroes who vowed to keep their heroics a secret. Based on Alexander Rose’s book “Washington’s Spies,” “TURN” centers on Abe Woodhull, a farmer living in British-occupied Long Island, who bands together with a disparate group of childhood friends to form the Culper Ring. Together they risked their lives and honor, and turned against family and King, for a fight they believed in passionately, ultimately helping George Washington turn the tide of the Revolutionary War in favor of the rebels. Their daring efforts also revolutionized the art of espionage, giving birth to modern tradecraft as we know it today, along with all of the moral complexity that entails.

“TURN,” from AMC Studios, is executive produced by Craig Silverstein (“Nikita”), who also serves as showrunner, and Barry Josephson (“Bones,” Enchanted) from Josephson Entertainment. The series stars Jamie Bell as Abraham Woodhull, Seth Numrich as Ben Tallmadge, Daniel Henshall as Caleb Brewster, Heather Lind as Anna Strong, Kevin R. McNally as Judge Richard Woodhull, Meegan Warner as Mary Woodhull, Burn Gorman as Major Hewlett, Angus MacFadyen as Robert Rogers, JJ Feild as Major John André and Samuel Roukin as Captain Simcoe. “TURN” is distributed internationally by Entertainment One Television (eOne), through an exclusive multi-year output agreement.

About AMC
Whether commemorating favorite films from every genre and decade, or creating acclaimed original programming, AMC brings to its audience something deeper, something richer, Something More. The network reigns as the only cable network in history ever to win the Emmy® Award for Outstanding Drama Series four years in a row, and four of the last five with the current Outstanding Drama Series honoree, “Breaking Bad.” The network boasts the most-watched drama series in basic cable history and the number one show on television among adults 18-49 for the last two years with “The Walking Dead.” AMC’s original drama series include “Mad Men,” “Breaking Bad,” “The Walking Dead,” “Hell On Wheels,” “Turn,” “Halt and Catch Fire” and the forthcoming “Breaking Bad” prequel, “Better Call Saul.” AMC also explores authentic worlds with bold characters through its slate of unscripted original series like “Comic Book Men,” “Small Town Security,” “Talking Dead,” “Game of Arms” and “Freakshow.” AMC is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc. and its sister networks include IFC, SundanceTV, and WE tv. AMC is available across all platforms, including on-air, online, on demand and mobile. AMC: Something More.

What do you think? Do you like the Turn TV series? Are you glad that it was renewed or, do you think it should have been cancelled instead?

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  1. Joyce says

    I DEFINITELY think Turn continue!! You left us hanging!! LOL! I really like the show with all the twists and turns. Pardon the pun. It was a show worth watching considering all the other c**p that is on TV. PLEASE bring it back!! Thanks!!

  2. Debra Lee says

    Finally, a REAL television show truly worth watching. Very talented actors and great story. What could be better than living a piece of history through the ‘eyes’ of this program. I want more!

  3. Christine Lee says

    We need a season 3 of TURN because it’s the best series ever! The story line is great, the acting performance of everyone of the characters potrayed is so convincing and the best I’ve ever seen, the special effects are amazing and the period correct dress and the sets created for each scene is perfect and even the music is terrific! (Those of us who reenact the rev. war refer to our clothing as period correct NOT costumes.) Just please don’t kill off our favorite characters like Ben, Caleb, Abe, or the ladies Anna and Mary or even E.Hewlett. It was sad seeing Nathaniel Sackett be killed. But also very surprising because as anyone into history knows Sackett died after the war in 1805. And it’s exciting to see, like in all movies or shows, how for dramatic effect things about the story or charachters differ somewhat. It also encourages viewers to read the real accounts of each of these men and women and even develope an interest in our founding history. Keep up the good work and please add more episodes! If possible run about 30 episodes to each season. It’s hard waiting 9.5 months in between. And advertise the show more on other channels, people will watch if they know it’s on! One more thing please make a music soundtrack of season1&2. I’d like to have it along with the dvd’s I purchased of both seasons. Thank You! And here’s to hoping the 9.5 months fly by.

  4. Susan McDowell says

    Please have a Season 3 of TURN. It’s one of the best show on TV. You just can’t leave us hanging.

      • John R Powers says

        This is excellent program. where I grew up the man who captured Major John Adriane is buried in Cortlandt manor NY . I happen to live in the county in GA named after him.

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