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[10/07/21 - 02:25 PM]
Apple TV+ Renews Global Hit Drama Series "Foundation" for a Second Season
Today's renewal arrives ahead of the premiere of the fourth episode of the series, with the remaining six episodes of season one premiering weekly, every Friday on Apple TV+.

[via press release from Apple]

Apple TV+ Renews Global Hit Drama Series "Foundation" for a Second Season

Popular, Epic Saga Produced by Skydance Television and David S. Goyer is Based on Isaac Asimov's Award-Winning Stories

Apple TV+ announced today that the global hit series "Foundation," produced by Skydance Television and innovative storyteller David S. Goyer, and starring Emmy Award-nominees Jared Harris and Lee Pace, has been picked up for a second season. After launching on Apple TV+ on September 24, "Foundation" quickly proved to resonate with audiences around the world. Today's renewal arrives ahead of the premiere of the fourth episode of the series, with the remaining six episodes of season one premiering weekly, every Friday on Apple TV+.

"We have been so excited to watch global audiences embrace the captivating, suspenseful and breathtaking thrill ride that is 'Foundation,'" said Matt Cherniss, head of programming for Apple TV+. "We know how long fans of these beloved Asimov stories have waited to see his iconic work brought to life as a visually spectacular event series and now we can't wait to showcase even more of the richly layered world, compelling storytelling and stunning world-building in season two."

"Since my childhood I've dreamed of how Hari Seldon and Eto Demerzel would look and sound - what Terminus and Trantor would feel like," said showrunner and executive producer David S. Goyer. "Now, with season two, our audience will get to visit more of Asimov's indelible characters and worlds, including Hober Mallow, General Bel Riose, and all the Outer Suns. I'm thrilled that a whole new generation of fans are reading Asimov's brilliant masterwork. We're playing the long game with 'Foundation' and I'm grateful to my partners at Apple and Skydance for entrusting me with this epic. Buckle up. We're about to fold some serious space."

"David Goyer's 'Foundation' has surpassed all my expectations by bringing my father's philosophy and ideas to the screen in ways he could never do while staying true to his work," said Robyn Asimov, who serves as an executive producer on the series. "I know my father would have been proud to see his iconic story come to life through the show's visual beauty and the layered characters, understanding full well his words would need this cinematic translation. My father was deeply indebted to his fans, to their loyalty and always hoped his work would pass through to following generations. The 'Foundation' series is fulfilling his wish (and mine) by introducing his work to a vast array of new readers. Given the cerebral nature of the 'Foundation' books, this series is a tour de force."

Featuring an international cast led by Harris and Pace, alongside rising stars Lou Llobell and Leah Harvey, the monumental adaptation chronicles the stories of four crucial individuals transcending space and time as they overcome deadly crises, shifting loyalties and complicated relationships that will ultimately determine the fate of humanity. The Apple Original drama also stars Laura Birn, Terrence Mann, Cassian Bilton and Alfred Enoch.

When revolutionary Dr. Hari Seldon predicts the impending fall of the Empire, he and a band of loyal followers venture to the far reaches of the galaxy to establish The Foundation in an attempt to rebuild and preserve the future of civilization. Enraged by Hari's claims, the ruling Cleons - a long line of emperor clones - fear their unrivaled reign may be weakening as they're forced to reckon with the potential reality of losing their powerful legacy forever.

In this week's new episode, "Barbarians at the Gate," Salvor faces off with an enemy of the Empire. Brothers Day and Dusk are at odds, while Brother Dawn wrestles with his truth.

"Foundation" is led by showrunner and executive producer David S. Goyer and produced for Apple by Skydance Television with Robyn Asimov, Josh Friedman, Cameron Welsh, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Bill Bost also serving as executive producers.

"Foundation: The Official Podcast," a companion podcast to the drama series, is produced by Pineapple Street Studios with Max Linsky, Jenna Weiss-Berman and Bari Finkel serving as executive producers, with with new episodes dropping weekly on Apple Podcasts at https://apple.co/FoundationPodcast.

Apple TV+ offers premium, compelling drama and comedy series, feature films, groundbreaking documentaries, and kids and family entertainment, and is available to watch across all your favorite screens. After its launch on November 1, 2019, Apple TV+ became the first all-original streaming service to launch around the world, and has premiered more original hits and received more award recognitions faster than any other streaming service in its debut. To date, Apple Original films, documentaries and series have been honored with 154 wins and 523 awards nominations.

Apple TV+ is available on the Apple TV app in over 100 countries and regions, on over 1 billion screens, including iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac, popular smart TVs from Samsung, LG, Sony, VIZIO, TCL and others, Roku and Amazon Fire TV devices, Chromecast with Google TV, PlayStation and Xbox gaming consoles, and at tv.apple.com, for $4.99 per month with a seven-day free trial. For a limited time, customers who purchase and activate a new iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac or iPod touch can enjoy three months of Apple TV+ for free.





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[10/16/21 - 02:35 PM]
Video: Additional DC FanDome 2021 Trailers and Clips Related to Warner Bros. Television Series
"Batwoman," "DC's Legends of Tomorrow," "DC's Stargirl," "Naomi," "Supergirl," "Superman & Lois" and "Sweet Tooth" were among those featured.

[10/16/21 - 01:59 PM]
Video: Sneak Peeks from "DC League of Super-Pets," "Aquaman: King of Atlantis," "Batwheels," "Teen Titans Go!," "DC Super Hero Girls" and Many More!
DC FanDome was a family affair, with the youngest DC fans kicking off the day with their own special experience in DC Kids FanDome.

[10/16/21 - 01:31 PM]
Video: "Young Justice" - First Four Minutes - HBO Max
The first two episodes of the new season, "Phantoms," are now available on HBO Max.

[10/16/21 - 01:20 PM]
"Pennyworth" to Become Max Original with New Original Third Season in 2022
The first two seasons will also be available on the platform in early 2022.

[10/16/21 - 12:35 PM]
HBO Max Renews "Titans" for a Fourth Season
The streamer also revealed a first look at the season three finale ahead of its debut this Thursday, October 21.

[10/16/21 - 12:01 PM]
Video: All the Superman News from DC Kids FanDome - HBO Max Family
Take a look at a teaser image of the "My Adventures with Superman" series coming to HBO Max.

[10/16/21 - 11:46 AM]
"The Sandman" Photos: First Look at Gwendoline Christie as Lucifer
Based on Neil Gaiman's landmark comic book series, "The Sandman" stars Tom Sturridge as Dream.

[10/16/21 - 11:29 AM]
HBO Max Renews "Doom Patrol" for a Fourth Season
The network also released a mid-season trailer in anticipation of the remaining episodes of season three, which debut weekly on the service every Thursday until November 11.

[10/16/21 - 11:01 AM]
Video: All the Batman News from DC Kids FanDome - HBO Max Family
Watch an exclusive tease of "Batman: Caped Crusader," coming in 2023!

[10/16/21 - 10:59 AM]
"Peacemaker" Premieres January 13 on HBO Max
The series will explore the origins of the character that John Cena first portrayed in James Gunn's 2021 film, "The Suicide Squad" - a compellingly vainglorious man who believes in peace at any cost, no matter how many people he has to kill to get it.

[10/16/21 - 10:15 AM]
"The Flash" Gets a Supersuit Upgrade... and It's Golden
Although the Speedster's supersuit has been evolving over the years, the iconic gold boots from DC comic books had not materialized until now.

[10/15/21 - 03:00 PM]
Video: "Doctor Who" Releases Trailer for Season 13 and Reveals Guest Actors and Monsters
The trailer also includes a preview of returning monsters - Sontarans, Weeping Angels, Cybermen, and the Ood, as well as a range of new monsters, one of whom is named Karvanista.

[10/15/21 - 01:31 PM]
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Announces Awards Timetable for 79th Annual Golden Globe Awards
Nominations will be announced on Monday, December 13, 2021, with award winners announced on January 9, 2022.

[10/15/21 - 11:00 AM]
Video: TBS and Cartoon Network Release First-Look Teaser at "Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses" Hosted by Helen Mirren
The four-part competition series will debut a new episode every Sunday, beginning November 28 through December 19, on TBS and as part of Cartoon Network's ACME Night.

[10/15/21 - 10:01 AM]
Original Live-Action TV Movie, "A Loud House Christmas," Premieres Friday, Nov. 26, on Nickelodeon and Paramount+
In the feature-length TV movie, Lincoln Loud (Wolfgang Schaeffer) realizes his family may be apart for Christmas and enlists the help of his best friend, Clyde McBride (Jahzir Bruno), to ensure that the entire Loud family celebrate the holidays together.