Fans of darkly funny crime drama THE GLADES are being rewarded with a second season. A&E announced it has ordered another 13 episodes of its highest-rated show to air in 2011.
President and General Manager of A&E Network and BIO Channel Bob DeBitetto said, “The Glades has garnered critical acclaim and a loyal audience in its first season. With superb writing and exceptional acting, led by a standout performance by Matt Passmore, we’re pleased that the series has struck a chord with fans.”
The Glades follows Jim Longworth (Passmore), a Chicago detective who relocated to Palm Glade, Florida after he was wrongly accused of sleeping with his former captain’s wife. The show also stars Kiele Sanchez (Lost), Carlos Gomez (Shark, Sleeper Cell), and Michelle Hurd (Law & Order: SVU, Gossip Girl)
The first season of The Glades wraps up Sunday, October 3 and pre-production for season two is expected to begin later this year.