The Gifted just received a gift of its own in the form of a second season renewal by Fox, who made the announcement during the network’s Television Critics Association’s (TCA) winter press tour. Set in Marvel’s X-Men universe, the adventure-drama series stars Stephen Moyer, Amy Acker, Natalie Alyn Lind, Percy Hynes White, Sean Teale, Jamie Chung, Emma Dumont, Blair Redford and Coby Bell. The Gifted has produced solid ratings for Fox, with the series averaging a 1.0 rating and 3.3 million viewers per episode in Live+ numbers; and averaging a 2.0 and 8.3 million viewers across platforms in Live+7 numbers (making it the third largest new drama of the season).
With The Gifted set to wrap their freshman season with a two-hour finale on January 15th, here’s a quick look back at the series’ previous ten episodes and the synopsis for “eXtraction/X-roads”:
Dr. Campbell attends an anti-mutant summit, attempting to take the Hound program national, and some of the team at Mutant HQ goes on a dangerous mission to stop his efforts. Polaris learns more about her past and makes a crucial decision that could have impactful consequences. Meanwhile, the Mutant HQ comes under attack and, with everything to lose, relationships are put to the test and alliances shift
Family adventure series The Gifted, from 20th Century Fox Television in association with Marvel Television, tells the story of a suburban couple whose ordinary lives are rocked by the sudden discovery that their children possess mutant powers. Forced to go on the run from a hostile government, the family joins up with an underground network of mutants and must fight to survive. Written by Matt Nix (APB, “Burn Notice”), directed by Bryan Singer (the “X-Men” franchise”) and executive-produced by Nix, Singer, Lauren Shuler Donner (“X-Men: Apocalypse,” “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” “The Wolverine”), Simon Kinberg (“X-Men: Apocalypse,” “X-Men: Days of Future Past”), Jeph Loeb (“Marvel’s Daredevil,” “Marvel’s Jessica Jones”) and Jim Chory (“Marvel’s Daredevil,” “Marvel’s Jessica Jones”), the series stars Stephen Moyer (Shots Fired), Amy Acker (“Person of Interest”), Sean Teale (“Reign”), Jamie Chung (Gotham), Coby Bell (“Burn Notice”), Emma Dumont (“Aquarius”), Blair Redford (“Satisfaction”), Natalie Alyn Lind (Gotham) and Percy Hynes White (“Night at the Museum 3”).