MTV Renews 'The Shannara Chronicles' for a Second Season

MTV has officially renewed their top-rated fantasy-drama "The Shannara Chronicles" for a second season.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, "The Shannara Chronicles" will join the Viacom-owned network's slate of dramas, alongside "Scream" and "Teen Wolf," for the 2016-2017 TV season.

The series marks showrunners Al Gough and Miles Millar's second renewal this year, after their AMC drama "Into the Badlands" was picked up for a second season.

Based on Terry Brooks' bestselling series that began in 1977, and executive produced by "Iron Man's" Jon Favreau, "The Shannara Chronicles" follows the Shannara family, whose descendants are bestowed with ancient magic that gives them the power to reshape the world through their fantastical adventures.

The series stars Poppy Drayton, Austin Butler, Ivana Baquero, Manu Bennett and John Rhys-Davies.

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