TNT Boards The Last ShipTNT has given the go-ahead to The Last Ship from executive producer Michael Bay. The action drama is based on the William Brinkley book, with showrunner Hank Steinberg and executive producer Steven Kane writing the pilot’s script.
Making the announcement, 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. 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.”
In The Last Ship, 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.