BBC America is staying in Atlantis!
The new fantasy series has been renewed for a second season, the network announced Wednesday.
Set in a world that weaves together ancient Greek myths and history, the drama follows Jason (Jack Donnelly), a young man from our world who somehow winds up in Atlantis. With the help of two new friends...
On Saturday at 9/8c, the producers of Merlin launch their new fantasy series Atlantis, which is set in a world that weaves together ancient Greek myths and history. What is this "lost" city, anyway? And why are historical figures chumming it up with mythological heroes? To help keep these facts and fictions straight, check out our guide to Atlantis:
The BBC series Merlin, which airs on Syfy in the United States, will come to an end after its fifth season, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The final episode will air on Christmas on BBC One.
This nervy, comedic reboot of the Camelot legend started off with a Prince Arthur (Bradley James) who was a bit of a moron and a young, gauche Merlin (Colin Morgan) who must keep his magic a secret — but it now kicks into serious gear.
Last season, Merlin tried to kill the seemingly innocent Morgana (Katie McGrath) when she fell under the spell of a wicked sorceress...