Taboo, the drama series executive produced by and starring Tom Hardy, who also co-created the series alongside Steven Knight and Chips Hardy, has been renewed for a second season by FX and BBC One. The first season was among the highest-rated new cable dramas of the past year in the U.S.
“Taboo’s first season was exceptional and its success on FX is testament to the creative excellence and dedication of the producers, cast and crew,” said Eric Schrier, President of Original Programming, FX Networks and FX Productions. “We are proud to again join BBC One and Sonar Entertainment in partnering with Scott Free London and Hardy Son & Baker on the second season and look forward to working again with the great Tom Hardy, Steven Knight, Ridley Scott, Chips Hardy and everyone who makes Taboo so remarkable.”
Across all linear and non-linear platforms, the first season of Taboo delivers 5.8 million Total Viewers weekly on FX.
“We are grateful and excited to continue our relationship with the BBC and FX in contributing towards British drama. Fantastic news,” said Tom Hardy, Creator and Executive Producer.
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