Charlie Collier, president of AMC, has confirmed that action-drama series "Into the Badlands" has been picked up by the channel for the second season and is expected to premiere in 2017.
As reported by Variety, Collier stated: "Co-creators and show-runners Al Gough and Miles Millar, along with talented team of producers, cast and crew, brought us an artfully crafted series. We are eager to return to the world of barons and blades and spend even more time with these compelling and evolving characters across an expanded second season."
According to Coming Soon, Season 1 of "Into the Badlands" had an average 5.6 million viewers per episode. The website has mentioned that the first season of the show was the third highest-rated season premiere in US.
"Into the Badlands" has been created by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar. The series tells the story of a warrior accompanied by a young boy who travels through dangerous feudal lands in order to seek enlightenment.
The synopsis of Season 1 finale titled "Hand of Five Poisons," as stated by TV Guide, reads:
"The premiere season ended with Sunny (Danny Wu) and M.K. (Aramis Knight) struggling to flee from Quinn's (Marton Csokas) grip, while the Baron's foes plotted a plan to defeat him and change the Badlands."
Season 2 of "Into the Badlands" will consist of 10 episodes and will air anytime in 2017 on AMC. The exact air date has not been revealed either by the channel or the show-runners yet.