The CW scheduled Legends of Tomorrow season 2 premiere date

The release date for Legends of Tomorrow season 2 — October 13, 2016

This article has the most up-to-date info on the status of Legends of Tomorrow season 2 as we continuously monitor the news to keep you in the know. The CW has scheduled the premiere date for a new season for October 13, 2016.

About the series

Legends of Tomorrow is an American superhero action and adventure television series that debuted on The CW on January 21, 2016. It is developed by Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, Andrew Kreisberg and Phil Klemmer. They also executive produce the series along with Sarah Schechter and Chris Fedak. Legends of Tomorrow is produced by Bonanza Productions, Berlanti Productions, Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment. It is a spin-off from Arrow and The Flash, and employs characters based on eponymous DC Comics counterparts.

The adventure series follows Rip Hunter (Arthur Darvill), a time-traveler who has to travel 150 years back to the year 2016 and assemble a team of superheroes and supervillains in order to save the entire world from immortal Vandal Savage (Casper Crump) and his treacherous plans. The series is set to consist of 16 episodes.

Critical reception and chances of renewal

Critical reception of Legends of Tomorrow has been mixed, with some critics praising the attention-grabbing pilot for its sharp plot and epic scope. There`s also been criticism of the distractingly overcrowded list of characters and of poor delivery of a potentially promising concept. Legends of Tomorrow holds an 8.5/10 IMDb rating, and 53%, indicating mixed or average reviews. It seems that this ambitious DC adaptation is balancing on a thin line, and whether or not it pulls off the trick of gaining enough momentum throughout the season remains to be seen. 3.14 million viewers have tuned in to see the premiere episode, with 1.2 million in the P18-49 demographic, so there`s enough hope invested by the viewers.

Season 1 recap

As The CW network continues to expand its lineup of superhero television series, having welcomed Supergirl that was moved from CBS, the debut installment of the freshman action drama Legends of Tomorrow concluded in the US on Thursday, May 19, 2016 with an audience of 1.85 million. The viewership numbers have slightly dipped since the series launched with 3.2 million households in January 2016, and the debut season has averaged 2.17 million fans. When a second installment premieres, it will feature more well-known and loved characters from the DC Universe. The producers are still keeping the cover on the specific names, but some of the characters have already appeared on other shows on The CW. Stay tuned for the announcement of the release date for Legends of Tomorrow season 2.

Latest news

Updated March 12, 2016: It looks like the top management of The CW network has eliminated the word “cancelled” from their vocabulary, at least for the next TV season. In a surprising, and surely welcomed step, the network yesterday revealed the bulk renewal decision for almost all of their ongoing primetime television scripted shows. Critically acclaimed DC`s Legends of Tomorrow, which is at the moment broadcasting its debut installment, has been officially renewed for another season. The new superhero and action drama series has been doing really good in the rating’s department, currently averaging 2.5 million viewers per episode, making it one of the top 5 best-rated shows on The CW.

UPDATED June 18, 2016: Another notable series in DC Comics-related lineup on The CW, DC`s Legends of Tomorrow has had its release date confirmed by the network. The second season of the superhero action series will debut on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 8pm, to be followed by the season premiere of veteran hit series Supernatural. The series` creators have teased that the introduction of the villain in the second season will be approached in a slower manner than in the premiere installment, and that there is even a possibility of multiple villains appearing over the course of the series. Additionally, there will be less time traveling featured in the storyline. Sign up for our automatic updates and receive a reminder of season 2 premiere of DC`s Legends of Tomorrow.

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