Wayward Pines coming to FX

2014-02-26_1352FX will screen the upcoming thriller from M. Night Shyamalan, Wayward Pines later this year.

The series stars Matt Dillon, Juliette Lewis, Terence Howard and Melissa Leo, and is based on the bestselling novel ‘Pines’ by Blake Lewis.

Celebrating the second anniversary for FOX International Channels Australia, Karin Simoncini, Managing Director of FOX International Channels Australia and New Zealand said, “FX provides a real home for quality, edgy drama series in Australia and our programming line-up proves our commitment to acquire the best in contemporary and sophisticated television entertainment. We’re so proud of the channel’s achievements over the past 2 years and will continue to provide extraordinary original series and must see dramas to Australian audiences as close to the U.S. broadcast as possible through 2014 and beyond.”

FX has seen strong, steady growth since its launch in 2012, driven by the record smashing, world-wide phenomenon drama series The Walking Dead. Currently playing within minutes of the U.S. broadcast, Season 4 is up 14% from Season 3 and continues to grow, solidifying its position as the number one show on FX and one of the biggest drama series on Foxtel. Year on year, FX is up +72% in total audience and 54% in FXs target demographic m25-54.

FX also welcomes back new seasons of continuing premium drama series – critically acclaimed Justified; David S. Goyer’s Da Vinci’s Demons; crime thriller The Bridge, and the highly anticipated The Walking Dead, all Australian premieres and express from the U.S.

Other titles returning and new to FX include; The Following, American Horror Story – Coven, House of Lies, Sons of Anarchy, Criminal Minds, Breaking Bad, Hell on Wheels and Transporter – The Series.

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