MTV has confirmed that the popular new series “Scream” will be coming back for a second season. The series is currently in its first season and has proven to be one of the most popular new shows to debut on the network this year.
The series premiere of “Scream” brought in more than 6.0 million total viewers in live + 3 ratings. “Scream” stars Willa Fitzgerald as “Emma,” Bex Taylor-Klaus as “Audrey,” Carlson Young as “Brooke,” Amadeus Serafini as “Kieran,” John Karna as “Noah,” Connor Weil as “Will,” Tracy Middendorf as “Maggie” and Jason Wiles as “Sheriff Hudson.”
“It has been a wonderful experience working with Bob Weinstein and his team who are such connoisseurs of this genre and we are thrilled by how our viewers have responded to the reinvention of Scream,” said MTV’s EVP of Series Development and Head of Scripted Programming Mina Lefevre in a statement today. Bob Weinstein said, “We promise even more scares, surprises, romance and of course kills in season two.”
The series comes form MTV and Dimension TV (The Weinstein Company) and is a television adaptation of the hit horror film franchise of the same name. Bob and Harvey Weinstein serve as executive producers for the series.
Jill Blotevogel (“Harper’s Island,” “Ravenswood”) and Jaime Paglia (“Arrow”) were the executive producers and show runners of the series for season one. John Shiban (“Hell on Wheels”, “Breaking Bad”) came on board as a consulting producer. Additional Executive Producers for season one included Wes Craven, Tony DiSanto, Liz Gateley, Marianne Maddalena and Cathy Konrad.