A&E Adds Second Season of 'Longmire'

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A&E has renewed Western drama Longmire for a second season, a network spokesperson confirmed Friday.

The Sunday night drama set a ratings record for the network in its debut June 3, premiering to 4.1 million total viewers, including 1.4 million adults 25 to 54.

Longmire is based on the book by Craig Johnson and stars Robert Taylor as a Wyoming sheriff and Katee Sackhoff as his new female deputy. The series is produced by Warner Horizon Television and is the third renewal for the studio on Friday following orders by TNT for a second season of Dallasand a fourth for Rizzoli & Isles.