FX has renewed The Strain for a second season. The series will return next summer for a 13-episode sophomore campaign.
The vampire drama premiered to 3 million viewers on July 13, before growing to 4.7 million with three days of playback added. Network officials said that 12.7 million viewers have watched the premiere episode, passing the initial projection of 10 million and becoming the most-watched series debut in FX history.
Pictured: Corey Stoll as Ephraim Goodweather. Photo by Michael Gibson/FX. Copyright 2014, FX Networks.
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