Thanks largely to Recreation of Thrones, the fantasy style is now a TV mainstay, although it has been largely inconceivable for another exhibits to usher in the same kinds of audiences because the HBO epic. The MTV-and-then-Spike drama The Shannara Chronicles suffered rankings woes throughout its first two seasons, and it has now been cancelled on the soon-to-be-renamed Paramount Community. However as a result of the present has additionally constructed up a devoted fanbase, and it appears to be like just like the Shannara Chronicles manufacturing firm is making an attempt to sate these followers by actively making an attempt to make Season three occur at one other community.
The Shannara Chronicles bounced from MTV in Season 1 to Spike in Season 2, and now that it has been cancelled by the latter, we most likely ought to anticipate it to finish up on another Viacom channels. In response to Deadline, manufacturing firm Sonar had really began having conversations with different potential consumers earlier than the cancellation information was made public, so it will seem that optimism for renewal wasn’t so excessive with the artistic crew, which incorporates creators Alfred Gough and Miles Millar.
Maybe apparently, it is not simply TV rights that Sonar is buying round. In case any curious events are into it, The Shannara Chronicles‘ characteristic movie rights are additionally included, as are the merchandising rights and the interactive rights. (The interactive stuff consists of any digital actuality or augmented actuality tasks that may encourage improvement.) There’s a bigger multimedia franchise simply ready to be created inside the Shannara Chronicles universe, however someone simply must convey the cash to it. Since Season 1 is streaming on Netflix, perhaps that firm will determine that the reward is bigger than the chance.
Primarily based on the best-selling fantasy novel sequence written by the all the time glorious Terry Brooks, The Shannara Chronicles managed to realize much more important acclaim with Season 2 — its Rotten Tomatoes score is presently excellent for the second 12 months, though there aren’t that many opinions — however its precise viewership sunk hardcore when flipping from MTV to Spike. At no level throughout its Season 2 run did the dwell viewers develop larger than 310,000 individuals, and although its delayed viewing stats have been okay, they weren’t spectacular sufficient to mechanically assume different studios will soar on the probability to make Season three. However perhaps…
Whereas we’re clearly uncertain what is going to occur with The Shannara Chronicles transferring ahead, we all know there are undoubtedly individuals on the market who wish to see it dwell on. (Perhaps there is a option to flip it into a type of Game of Thrones spinoffs? Most likely not.) Make your voices identified, individuals! And once you’re performed with that, head to our midseason premiere schedule to see what is going on to the small display quickly.