FOX has renewed “Prodigal Son”, starring, among others, Lou Diamond Phillips, for a second season, it was announced today by Michael Thorn, President, Entertainment, for FOX Entertainment.
“From the moment Prodigal Son premiered, fans have been captivated by the astounding performances turned in by Tom Payne and Michael Sheen, as they go head-to-head in one of most unique family relationships on television,” said Thorn. “Adding to these searing dynamics are the equally compelling portrayals from Bellamy Young, Lou Diamond Phillips, Halston Sage and the entire cast in a brilliant premiere season as told by Chris Fedak and Sam Sklaver. We’d like to thank our friends Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter, and everyone at Warner Bros. Television for helping make a series that left everyone wanting more, and we’re thrilled to have Prodigal Son return for our 2020-21 slate.”
The show averages 8.9 million Total Viewers in Multiplatform audience, +162% from its Live + Same Day delivery. It also ranks as this season’s #2 new scripted program, after FOX’s “9-1-1 : Lone Star”.