As TNT prepares to launch the third season of Falling Skies,the network will give viewers the chance to catch up on the riveting first two seasons. Noah Wyle stars in the epic drama, which comes to TNT from DreamWorks Television and executive producer Steven Spielberg.
On Monday, May 27, TNT will present a Memorial Day marathon of the entire first season, beginning at 10 a.m. (ET/PT). The following Saturday, June 1, TNT will roll out the entire second season, beginning at 10 a.m. (ET/PT). Then on Saturday, June 8, the day before the new season begins, TNT will present the backhalf of the second season, beginning at 7 a.m. (ET/PT). A complete schedule for all three marathons is included below.
The war against an occupying alien force will enter a volatile new phase when Falling Skies returns for its third season with a two-hour television event Sunday, June 9, beginning at 9 p.m. (ET/PT). The top-rated summer drama will then settle into its regular timeslot Sundays at 10 p.m. (ET/PT).
In addition to Wyle, Falling Skies stars Moon Bloodgood, Will Patton, Drew Roy, Connor Jessup, Maxim Knight, Seychelle Gabriel, Mpho Koaho,Colin Cunningham and Sarah Carter. As the new season of Falling Skies opens, seven months have passed since the survivors of the 2ndMass reached Charleston, which has been named capital of the New United States. The government has formed a tenuous alliance with a band of rebel skitters, but the alliance may not be enough to overpower the enemy Espheni, whose forces are now being led by an even more sinister overlord. To complicate matters further, another race of aliens has just entered the battlefield. Among the guest stars set to appear this season on Falling Skies are Doug Jones,Gloria Reuben, Robert Sean Leonard, Stephen Collins and Terry O’Quinn.
Falling Skies debuted on TNT in summer 2011 and ranked as basic cable’s #1 new series of the year. The show returned last summer, garnering 5.6 million viewers and ranking as basic cable’s #1 summer drama with adults 25-54 (3 million).
Falling Skies is produced for TNT by DreamWorks Television. Steven Spielberg and DreamWorks Television heads Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank serve as executive producers, along with Remi Aubuchon and Greg Beeman.
TNT’s Falling Skies Season 1 Marathon: Monday, May 27, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. (ET/PT)
Source: TNT press release, 5/8/13