‘Lucifer’ and ‘Rosewood’ Renewed: Both Shows Earn Second Seasons

Lauren German and Tom Ellis in Lucifer
Lauren German, Tom Ellis and Colman Domingo in ‘Lucifer’ (Photo by Michael Courtney © 2016 Fox Broadcasting Co)
After keeping us waiting, Fox has finally announced Lucifer and Rosewood have been renewed. Both shows will stick around for second seasons although it was not confirmed when season two for either show will premiere. Lucifer starring Tom Ellis is currently airing on Mondays at 9pm ET/PT and Rosewood‘s season one starring Morris Chestnut airs on Wednesdays at 8pm ET/PT.

Lucifer‘s first season has been averaging 10.5 million viewers and is, according to Fox, the network’s second highest rated new series among adult viewers. Rosewood has averaging 7.8 million viewers and earned a spot in the top 10 among new broadcast dramatic series.

“We knew we had something special with Lucifer, from the engaging performances of Tom, Lauren and the rest of the charismatic cast, to Len Wiseman’s visually stunning look of the show and the amazing storytelling savvy of the Bruckheimer team,” said David Madden, President, Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company. “With Rosewood, creator Todd Harthan has put a fresh, playful spin on the procedural format, infusing it with wit and warmth, while Morris, Jaina and the show’s gifted supporting cast have turned in fantastic performances. We look forward to two stand-out sophomore seasons from both series.”

In addition to Tom Ellis, Lucifer features Lauren German, Rachael Harris, DB Woodside, Lesley-Ann Brandt, Kevin Alejandro, Scarlett Estevez, and Kevin Rankin. The series is based on characters created by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth and Mike Dringenberg. Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman, Ildy Modrovich, Joe Henderson, and Len Wiseman are executive producers.

Rosewood was created by Todd Harthan and stars Morris Chestnut, Jaina Lee Ortiz, Lorraine Toussaint, Gabrielle Dennis, Anna Konkle, and Domenick Lombardozzi. Harthan, Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen executive produce.

The Lucifer Plot: The story of the original fallen angel. Bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell, Lucifer Morningstar has abandoned his throne and retired to L.A., where he teams up with an LAPD detective to help punish criminals.

The Plot of Rosewood: The most brilliant private pathologist in Miami uses his highly sophisticated autopsy lab to perform for-hire autopsies to uncover clues that the Miami PD can’t see.