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'Falling Skies' Renewed for Fourth Season by TNT

July 3, 2013 (3:05 am) GMT
The sci-fi drama series will return with another ten new episodes in summer 2014.

"" has got a fourth season order from TNT while at the halfway point of airing its third season. Like the previous seasons, the upcoming installment will consist of ten episodes which will air in summer 2014.

The Steven Spielberg-executive produced drama series was basic cable's No.1 new series of the year when it premiered in 2011. The show posted 4.2 million viewers when it returned for its third season last June, slightly down from the last season.

However, the post-apocalyptic, sci-fi series starring "ER" alum is still a solid performer for the network, averaging 5.8 million viewers this season so far, according to TNT. It also ranks as basic cable's No.1 scripted series with adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 for the summer-to-date.

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