FOX has renewed its “X-Men” spin-off series “The Gifted” for a second season, the network making the announcement during its panel on the Television Critics Association winter press tour which kicked off a week ago.
The series is set in the Marvel “X-Men” universe and follows a suburban couple whose ordinary lives are rocked by the sudden discovery that their teenage children possess mutant powers. Stephen Moyer, Amy Acker, Natalie Alyn Lind, Percy Hynes White, Sean Teale, Jamie Chung, Emma Dumont, Blair Redford, and Coby Bell star.
In Live+7, the show is averaging a 2.0 rating and 8.3 million viewers across platforms making it the number three new drama of the season. Matt Nix is expected to return as showrunner.