FX Renews 'What We Do In The Shadows'

Freshman series gets second season
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FX has renewed its vampire-themed comedy series What We Do in the Shadows for a second season, the network said Tuesday.

The series, is a documentary-style look into the lives of four vampires who’ve lived together for hundreds of years in New York, will return for a sophomore campaign in 2020, according to the network. 


Through its first five episodes, What We Do in the Shadows ranks in the top five across 34 comedy series in 2019 among Adults 18-34, Adults 18-49 and total viewers. Across all platforms and airings -- inclusive of streaming and VOD -- What We Do in the Shadows  has generated an audience of 2.81 million total viewers through its first five episodes, according to the network. 

“[Executive producers] Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi and Paul Simms have more than delivered on the high expectations of Shadows fans by adapting the cult classic for television and building a passionate base of new and returning fans,” said FX co-president of original programming Nick Grad in a statement. “We also want to thank the rest of the creative team, including Scott Rudin, Garrett Basch and Eli Bush, and the incredible cast and crew for delivering such a fun and original series, and we look forward to working with them all on season two.”