‘Salvation’ Earns a Second Season from CBS

Salvation Cast
Charlie Rowe, Santiago Cabrera, Jennifer Finnigan, and Ian Anthony Dale in ‘Salvation’ (Photo: Jan Thijs © 2017 CBS Broadcasting)

CBS officially announced they’ve given Salvation a second season order. The dramatic series will return for 13 new episodes during the summer of 2018, according to the network. The series is executive produced by Liz Kruger, Craig Shapiro, Alex Kurtzman, Heather Kadin, Stuart Gillard, and Peter Lenkov.

Salvation season one premiered on July 12, 2017 and aired on Wednesdays at 9pm ET/PT. The cast of the first season included Santiago Cabrera (‘Darius Tanz’), Jennifer Finnigan (‘Grace Barrows’), Charlie Rowe (‘Liam Cole’), Jacqueline Byers (‘Jillian Hayes’), Rachel Drance (‘Zoe’), Shazi Raja (‘Amanda Neel’), and Ian Anthony Dale (‘Harris Edwards’).

The Plot: Salvation centers on Liam Cole, an MIT grad student, and Darius Tanz, a tech superstar, who bring Pentagon official Grace Barrows a staggering discovery – that an asteroid is just months away from colliding with Earth. Now with the added threat of nuclear war on the horizon, they work together with Secretary of Defense Harris Edwards to find a way to divert the asteroid, stop the war and save humanity before time runs out.