History has greenlit its military-themed drama series Six for a second sesaon, the network said Thursday.
The series, which follows a team of Navy Seals tasked with rescuing a fellow seal captured behind enemy lines, is averaging 2.9 million total viewers in Live+3 Nielsen ratings over its four weeks, making it the most watched new scripted series of the season, according to History.
The season one finale of the series debuts March 8. Six is produced by A+E Studios in association with Weinstein Television and created by William and David Broyles.
“Six is a captivating drama series that embraces our recent history, while being immensely relevant in the climate of today’s culture,” said Jana Bennett, president and general manager of History in a statement. “It has struck a genuine chord with our audience and we’re proud to continue to tell the courageous stories, both on and off the battlefield, of the complex lives of this elite military group.”