'Timeless' Saved: NBC Reverses Decision, Renews Series For Second Season

NBC changes course on Timeless, renews for second season

In an unusual move, NBC reversed itself Saturday, renewing freshman drama Timeless for a second season.

The second season will consist of 10 episodes, which is three less than the 13 that were initially ordered for Season 1.

The show has garnered decent ratings and has amassed a dedicated fan base, but unfortunately, NBC has made a decision to cancel the show due to financial reasons.

While the un-cancellation of Timeless is great news for the show's fans, we'll have to wait and see just when the show resurfaces on NBC. Shawn Ryan and Kripke are the co-showrunners, writers and executive producers.

It did, however, deliver solid numbers and also generated an enthusiastic fan following that was terribly disappointed by the original decision to axe the show. Additionally, early chatter suggests that NBC will pull Timeless back in time in Season 2, moving the series from its usual 10pm slot to an 8pm window.


The show cast Abigail Spencer as a college history professor who travels into the past alongside a soldier (played by Matt Lanter) and engineer (played by Malcolm Barrett) to track a master criminal (played by Goran Visnjic), who has stolen a time machine. Add to that global popularity and some devoted fans, and there is a great reason to think that season 2 will be successful and could lead to even more stories down the line.

Lanter also announced the news via his Facebook page.

This could be a change in the way things are done, and makes me wistful that we may have yet gotten more Constantine had this been an option then. She said, "WTF?! WHAT DO YOU HAVE TO DO TO KEEP A GOOD SHOW ON TV?!"

Are you excited to hear that Timeless will be coming back for a second season? The first season of Timeless was NBC's no. 6-rated drama.

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