CBS has renewed animal-attack thriller Zoo for Season 2.
While renewal became more likely in recent weeks, the announcement is welcome news for the show and its fans, given that the first season ended on a big cliffhanger.
Zoo Season 2 will premiere summer 2016 on CBS. Press release follows:
CBS RENEWS “ZOO,” SUMMER’S #1 SCRIPTED SERIES, FOR SUMMER 2016
CBS announced today the second season renewal of ZOO for broadcast during summer 2016. In its first season, ZOO was the most watched scripted summer series of 2015.
“ZOO’s thrilling stories clicked with audiences each week during a very competitive summer,” said Glenn Geller, President, CBS Entertainment. “We’re excited for viewers to see where our talented writers and cast take them as the adventure continues to unfold during season two in the ultimate fight of man vs. beast.”
ZOO joins the previously announced series “BrainDead,” a new one-hour comic thriller from Robert and Michelle King, and the next edition of the summer reality hit BIG BROTHER on CBS’s 2016 summer line-up.
Based on the #1 bestseller by James Patterson, ZOO is a global thriller about a wave of violent animal attacks against humans across the planet. ZOO is produced by CBS Television Studios. The series is distributed domestically by CBS Television Distribution and worldwide by CBS Studios International. Jeff Pinkner, Josh Appelbaum, Andre Nemec, Scott Rosenberg, Michael Katleman, James Mangold, Cathy Konrad, James Patterson, Bill Robinson, Leopoldo Gout and Steve Bowen are executive producers.
The first season of ZOO is now available on Netflix in the U.S.