Wil Wheaton to Host 2nd Watch, Launching with Live Episode June 17 at 11 p.m. (ET)
TNT is about to take fans of the returning hit series Falling Skies deeper into the series with post-episode webshows. The new 15-minute digital talk show 2nd Watch will feature discussions on each week’s episodes, interviews with special guests from the cast and crew, exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, fan questions, trivia and more. 2nd Watch will air on http://fallingskies.com
Wil Wheaton (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Leverage) will host 2nd Watch, which is set to launch with a live premiere episode Sunday, June 17, at 11 p.m. (ET), after the two-hour East Coast season premiere of Falling Skies. Airing over nine weeks, 2nd Watch is slated to feature such Falling Skies cast members as Noah Wyle, Moon Bloodgood, Will Patton, Drew Roy, Maxim Knight, Connor Jessup, Colin Cunningham, Sarah Sanguine Carter, Mpho Koaho and Peter Shinkoda, as well as executive producers Remi Aubuchon and Greg Beeman, consulting producer/writer Mark Verheiden and producer/writers Bradley Thompson and David Weddle.
About TNT’s Falling Skies
The wait is nearly over as basic cable’s #1 new series of 2011 returns to continue its extraordinary story about life and survival in the wake of a catastrophic alien invasion. Noah Wyle stars as a college professor who becomes an unlikely resistance leader in this gripping series from DreamWorks Television and executive producer Steven Spielberg. Moon Bloodgood, Will Patton, Drew Roy, Maxim Knight and Connor Jessup also star when the series returns with a two-hour season premiere Sunday, June 17, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT). Falling Skies scored more than 6.9 million viewers in its first season and ranked as basic cable’s #1 new series of the year. In addition to Spielberg, Falling Skies is executive-produced by DreamWorks Television heads Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank. Remi Aubuchon and Greg Beeman also serve as executive producers.