FX Revs Up Sons Of Anarchy For Fifth-Season Ride


FX has renewed Sons of Anarchy for a fifth season, ordering 13 more episodes of the hit drama from creator Kurt Sutter.

Sons of Anarchy is experiencing its highest-rated season yet, averaging 5.8 million total viewers and 3.9 million adults 18 to 49 on a first-run basis. Season four is tracking 30% higher in total viewers and 26% higher in the key demo compared to the series' third campaign.

Its season four premiere on Sept. 6 was the most-watched program in network history, drawing 6.5 million viewers. The season finale airs Nov. 29.

SOA is from FX Productions and Fox 21.