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. 

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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.”

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