‘Crossing Lines’ Renewed For 12 Episode Second Season, Future On NBC In Doubt?

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French broadcaster TF1 and Sony Pictures Television Networks have announced that they have renewed their drama series Crossing Lines - which was acquired by NBC and became a key part of their Summer line up – for a second season. 12 episodes have been ordered for the show’s second season.

Created and developed by Edward Allen Bernero and Rola Bauer, Crossing Lines is set in exotic locations and taps into the charter of the International Criminal Court to investigate serialized cross-border crimes and to hunt down global criminals. The drama series is produced by Bernero Productions and stars William Fichtner, Donald Sutherland, Marc Lavoine, Gabriella Pession, Tom Wlaschiha, Moon Dailly and Richard Flood. The entire main cast will return for the show’s second season, with Lara Rossi becoming a series regular for season 2.

The renewal of Crossing Lines comes after Tandem Communications & Sony Pictures Television Networks launched the skein in some 180 territories, though Crossing Lines has yet to secure a UK sale, with the drama delivering strong ratings across Europe. That said, the series was far from a hit for NBC and a source at the peacock confirmed to TVWise that they had yet to make a decision on whether or not they will be airing the show’s second season.

80 comments on “‘Crossing Lines’ Renewed For 12 Episode Second Season, Future On NBC In Doubt?

  1. The show is fantastic. There is little guality TV. That Is not the case for this show. I would hope the Network responds to this.

  2. You have to air it NBC. My friends and I are hooked. Canada loves the show and Donald Sutherland is timeless. He is class personified. Keep it on the air. A better time slot would save the show and 10 years from now you’ll be deciding on how to end it.

  3. If NBC would bother promoting it at all, they would find it would be quite the opposite from “far from a hit” for them. I cannot believe they’re even thinking about not broadcasting the next season. Shame on you NBC. This is the only show I actually watch on NBC. I blame the new Comcast management since they seem to be doing everything in their power to make every bad decision in the book when it comes to programming for viewers.

  4. Totally agree with Sheila & L. Albright! This show makes American TV look mundane. Please NBC, don’t settle for average.

  5. Please NBC! Keep this show and give it a chance to develop an audience. What do you have to lose? You are already the 5th place network. Take a page out of the CBS play book and grow shows that are geared towards adults. It does not seem to have hurt CBS at all. I would love to see NBC at the top again, like it was back in the day when everything that I watched was on your network.

  6. NBC has a history of putting shows on Sundays that then die. A perfect example was West Wing which used to air on Thursday – a great night for many shows – and then was sent to the Sunday night graveyard for great shows! NBC also lacks much publicity for these shows.

  7. This is one of our favorite shows! There is so much crap out there these days (reality shows) and the quality shows seem to not last. I hate dumbed-down television so this show was a breath of fresh air. Please keep this show on NBC!

  8. C’mon, NBC – this is a great program.
    Pls, p/up Crossing Lines.
    It’s smart and edgy.
    Besides Donald Sutherland, we really dig Wm Fichtner – it’s nice that he has a lead role.

  9. i am very disappointed that it is not being shown. it was stopped abruptly after the 10th episode in India. it is an excellent show. very well acted. i wonder why NBC and sony are not telecasting it. does any one know if there was a 11 th episode.

  10. One of the best shows on tv with exciting actors I have seen in a while. I was wondering what had become of this show until looking it up. I am so glad it is being renewed! Thumbs up!

  11. Come on NBC – please keep this show. My husband and I love this show. We were sooo disappointed when it ended and can’t wait for the second season. I also think it should be promoted more. Please keep it on.

  12. I love this show and would love to see it back on NBC. This is one of the two shows I watch on this network. The excellent stories, acting and the European back drop make this a must watch show, so NBC please bring it back.

  13. When finally a really good show is there just stop because some stupid decision. Don’t take wrong funs of Prison Break but this one is far better, i can’t wait for next season. NBC make the smart step. I know hundreds of people that will watch it. Thanks

  14. I wish we had this show broadcast in Bermuda….I’ve heard so many great comments about it. My friend in the Azores, Portugal loves the show. I think they are currently getting reruns from the first season. I would definitely watch it if it came here !

  15. This is one of the best shows on TV – I can’t wait for Season 2 to start! Great cast – love William Fichtner.

  16. I am glad that the show is coming back and I hope that NBC will keep it going for years to come. If they would only promote the show here in the U.S. maybe they would see a rise in the ratings, it you don’t promote something what chance does it have. I love the fact that it tells stories in other countries and that you have a cast of people from some of these countries also. Please keep it going and do it justice by promoting it too.

  17. Quality production, writing and cast. Give it a good time slot, then you can move it around after you get a following. Once you watch it, your hooked. I saw the last 2 episodes and wound up buying all the earlier episodes on iTunes.

  18. I am so glad to hear that this show is coming back. It is truly excellent. The cast members have chemistry. Oh and Donald Southerland is the best. Hope you make it to a 3rd and 4th season and beyond. Good going NBC. I can hardly wait.

  19. Terrific Show! Love the Cast, love the writing, love Donald Southerland!
    Please continue this show NBC…. Give a chance to grow. You put in the lineup, it will catch on…
    One the best shows- looking for when it will come back on, Can’t Wait.

  20. Just watch the entire first season in 2 days, couldn’t stop watching it. Brilliant series with substance not like these stupid reality shows they make where they don’t need to pay the cast much. Someone actually paid some money and made a show with real actors. Air season 2

  21. Love this show, can’t wait for the second season. Very different from the usual “cops and robbers”. Interesting story lines and locations.

  22. Love this show! William Fichtner is great and so is the rest of the cast. I don’t see Moon Dailly/’Anne Marie’ in the cast picture. I hope this does’t mean that she is leaving the show :-(.

  23. My husband and I both agree this was a wonderful show and can’t wait for it to return. NBC has very little good television and this show was the bright light in their lineup! They need to keep it!!

  24. This show could have been big like The Blacklist had it been promoted. Is it coming back on or not…? When will season 2 start? I think it should be paired with The Blacklist

  25. I just watched the entire first season and I am in love with this show. I cannot wait to see the second season on NBC. I hope they make the right decision. I love the part that Donald Southerland plays in Crossing Lines. I cannot wait to see how the different characters unfold.

  26. This is probably the show I am most looking forward to seeing return. I record it on the DVR and watch it two or three times before even thinking of deleting it.

  27. I really wish this show would come back. My mom and I watched every episode and loved every minute of it. Please!!

  28. I thoroughly enjoy this show and really look forward to seeing season 2. I pvr’d it and am finally getting around to watching. This is top notch tv and I would not be waiting so long to watch the next season

  29. Love the show but if Moon Dailly doesn’t come back I probably won’t watch. You need her to balance out the guys.

  30. It reminds me of NCIS meets Criminal Minds only better.I would buy season 2 on DVD/blue ray if available.

  31. This is one of the best series on tv. NBC is blind to something good. This program deserves to be telecast and preferably on a network that appreciates and exposes it.

  32. I found Crossing Lines as first class entertainment as has been available. Would have watched it if L, knew about the series. This TV worth watching, scheduled in a time slot that would give it a chance to be successful. This show wold be as much of a hit as UK’s MI-5 and Crimal minds.

  33. Crossing Line – a great series promoting international cooperation, not only in crime fighting but in international understanding and awareness. It is well produced, has interesting story lines and a good cast of international actors. We need more of this kind of programming. Please don’t drop it!

  34. I just found this series on netflix. I never saw any ads for season 1. I am so glad for 12 shows for season 2. NBC please, please air season 2. Hopefully thre will be more for the future. Excellent show.

  35. Terrific series / cast! Hopefully Season 2 will be out soon and that Netflix can get rights to broadcast if NBC declines!

  36. Please go on with this series. My husband and I usually only watch British TV. We love this one and want to see another season. We are telling everyone about it.
    It’s good.

  37. Never heard about this show until I found it on Netflix. Great show. Looking forward to season 2. Wake up, NBC, this is a keeper. Do your part and promote it!

  38. I loved this show and told everyone about it. I have been looking for season two to start and now find out this may not happen. Please reconsider, this is a show that I looked forward to all week.

  39. Amazing series. I just watched all of season one over two evenings. I didn’t even know that it aired on NBC. NBC has become so bad in the last five years. Renew this show for your summer lineup and this household will be tuning in to NBC again. Stop trying to market solely to the 18-35 market. Cable has been kicking your bottoms with show designed for mature adults. This show is awesome!

  40. Crossing Lines is quality TV and the television audience responds to quality. Please continue the show.

  41. Man up NBC! This is a show with a fantastic cast. There is so much junk on broadcast tv that you should jump at the chance to show the second season.

  42. WhatI came upon this show on Netflix. I just love it. I stayed up until the wee hours of the morning, but couldn’t turn it off. When will Season 2 be available for viewing? Please make that sooner rather than later. But most of all make sure it accessible hete in the.US.


  43. I found this show on Netflix and loved it. Never saw it on NBC. Did they even promote it?
    Hopefully, the second season will come on to Netflix. Maybe Netflix should pick it up since NBC
    doesn’t seem to want. Don’t watch much on NBC anyway.

  44. I really hope they air this on NBC! I found it on Netflix and watched the entire series in just a few days. It is interesting and cool that it goes to different countries. Please NBC air this show!!!!

  45. This is an outstanding show to say the least and it keeps you guessing on what will happen next and I feel that is a great attribute considering that a lot todays tv programing is so predictable this is a refreshing change and I hope that the series will continue.

  46. My husband and I are addicted to Crossing Lines now. We both hope that NBC will be SMART, and air the show in it’s second season and NOT cancel it. It’s a WELL DONE DONE SHOW. It has solid storyline lines, great character background stories and I adore, that each actor is international, just as their character is Barring Mr Sutherland’s character being Polish? while he is Canadian, each actor and their character is from the country portrayed. OH the Italian member is played by an American of Italian decent. LISTEN UP NBC..LEAVE THIS SHOW ALONE AND LET VIEWS ENJOY IT.

  47. I love this show. We watched all the episodes on Netflix and can’t wait for season 2! Please air it NBC!

  48. What a great show. Good actors and acting, great story lines, good combination of action and character development. Please NBC bring it back. This show is a sleeper, and with a little creative advertising and great word of mouth referrals, and will be a hit. Have patience NBC, you have a good one that shouldn’t pass on.

  49. NBC , Please renew Crossing Lines for their 2nd season! It is up to you whether it is on a regular channel, which most people can get & can enjoy! This time the show needs more advertisement! I believe more people would have watched if known about it!

  50. I have not been an NBC viewer in years. However, with Crossing Lines and the Black List , that would start changing. I fell in love with Crossing Lines and it would be a sorry mistake to not pick up the 2nd season, or any season after that. Please bring it on!

    • Please renew for Season 3 there must be a season 3. You can’t leave us hanging with season ending2 Please

  51. Keep the show! The first few episodes stumbled a bit, but by the end of Season 1, the writing improved tremendously, the cast began to inhabit their their ethnicities, and the plot twists tied us expectantly to each new episode. Don’t you dare leave us hanging. Please.

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