AMC Renews 'Into the Badlands’

Martial arts-themed series to receive expanded 16-episode third season
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AMC has renewed its drama series Into The Badlands for a 16-episode third season, the network announced Tuesday.

Currently halfway into its 10-episode sophomore season, the series is averaging 3.6 million viewers and 2.1 million adults 25-54 (Nielsen Live+3 ratings) – the fourth most-watched returning series during the 2016-17 TV season behind AMC’s The Walking Dead and Fear The Walking Dead, as well as FX’s American Horror Story, according to AMC..

Into The Badlands is produced by AMC Studios and was created by executive producers/showrunners/writers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, with Stacey Sher, Michael Shamberg, David Dobkin, Stephen Fung, Michael Taylor and Daniel Wu serving as executive producers.

Into the Badlands looks like nothing else on television, a literal high-wire act attracting passionate and dedicated fans by the millions,” said Charlie Collier, president of AMC, SundanceTV and AMC Studios in a statement. “Thanks to series creators and showrunners Al Gough and Miles Millar, the terrific cast, led by Daniel Wu, the amazing martial arts team guided by the incomparable Master Dee Dee and fight directors Stephen Fung and Andy Cheng, and everyone else involved who brings this thrill ride to the fans.”