Pilot, The Last Ship ordered by TNT
Written by : thetvking published Friday 20th July 2012
Action-packed drama The Last Ship has been given a pilot by TNT. Filmmaker Micheal Bay is the executive-produced of the series which is based on the popular novel by William Brinkley. The series is written by Steven Kane and Hank Steinberg who also serve as executive producers.
The Last Ship is set after a global catastrophe nearly obliterates the earth’s population, forcing the crew of a naval destroyer to confront the reality of their new existence in a world where they are among the only survivors.
Michael Wright, president, head of programming for TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies (TCM) said
“The book The Last Ship is a gripping page-turner that has all the makings of a terrific television drama, including a great premise, memorable characters, intense situations and heart-racing action,” and “We believe this show will take viewers on a thrilling ride and fits perfectly with TNT’s expanding line-up of original dramas. We look forward to working with Michael Bay and The Last Ship‘s outstanding production team.”
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