Power Book II: Ghost: Season Three Renewal Announced For Sequel Series On Starz – Canceled + TV Shows Renewed
Tariq’s life risks becoming even more complicated. Power Book II: Ghost has been renewed for a third season on Starz. Brett Mahoney will serve as showrunner and production will begin early next year. Season two is currently on air and is the highest rated show on the cable channel after three airings.
A police drama, Power Book II: Ghost stars Michael Rainey Jr., Mary J. Blige, Shane Johnson, Gianni Paolo, Daniel Bellomy, Paige Hurd, Cliff “Method Man” Smith, Larenz Tate, Melanie Liburd, Daniel Sunjata, Berto Colon, Woody McClain, Lovell Adams-Gray, LaToya Tonodeo, Alix Lapri and Paton Ashbrook. A sequel to the Power series, the show begins with Tariq St. Patrick (Rainey Jr.), a freshman at Stansfield University with a bright future ahead of him. He would be the embodiment of his father’s dreams, without the double life he leads. In season two, Tariq still runs away from a legacy that haunts him. Forced to choose to kill his teacher, Tariq finds himself moving further away from what he fights to protect: his family. With his mother Tasha (Naturi Naughton) in witness protection, Tariq knows he must sacrifice everything to save what remains of his family.
Aired on Sunday evenings, the second season of Power Book II: Ghost has an average rating of 0.14 among 18-49 year olds and 507,000 viewers in Live + ratings on the same day (includes all DVR plays until 3:00 a.m.). Compared to the first season, that’s down 24% in demo and 12% in viewership in live + ratings on the same day (including DVR playback until 3:00 am). While these numbers do not include delayed or streaming viewing, they are a very good indicator of how well a show is performing, especially compared to others on the same channel.
Here is the announcement of the renewal of the third season:
STARZ GREENLIGHTS THE THIRD SEASON OF “POWER BOOK II: GHOST” AFTER THE BEGINNING OF THE SEASON TWO A RECORD
BRETT MAHONEY WILL SERVE AS SHOWRUNNER FOR SEASON THREE, STARTING IN EARLY 2022 PRODUCTION
Santa Monica, California – December 7, 2021 – The original STARZ series “Power Book II: Ghost” has been renewed for a third season and production is slated to begin in early 2022. The renewal of season three of the worldwide hit series comes in the midst of a record-breaking season two premiere, which eclipsed his season one debut in September 2020.
The premiere of the second season of “Power Book II: Ghost” was the highest-ranked cable broadcast among Black Households All Day1, as well as the first premium broadcast among All Households, Total Day2 when it was broadcast. launch on Sunday November. 21. On the shelf, season two of “Power Book II: Ghost” since the start of the year is the highest-ranked prime-time show on cable among black households3.
“Power Book II: Ghost” is the first series in the extended “Power” Universe franchise from executive producers Courtney A. Kemp and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. Brett Mahoney will be the showrunner and executive producer for the third season.
“The continued success and cultural resonance of the ‘Power’ universe is unparalleled, and fans are clearly still hungry for ‘Power Book II: Ghost’,” said Jeffrey Hirsch, President and CEO of STARZ. “We are delighted that the third season of the star-studded series will go into production early next year, just ahead of the first ‘Power Book IV: Force’, the fourth installment of the growing franchise.”
“Power Book II: Ghost” season two stars Michael Rainey Jr. (“Power”, Lee Daniels’ The Butler) as “Tariq St. Patrick”, Mary J. Blige (Mudbound, “The Umbrella Academy”) as “Monet Stewart Tejada “, Shane Johnson (” Power “, Behind Enemy Lines) in” Cooper Saxe “, Gianni Paolo (Ma,” The Fosters “) in” Brayden Weston “, Daniel Bellomy (The Real MVP: The Wanda Durrant Story) in” Ezekiel ‘Zeke’ Cross “, Paige Hurd (” The Oval “,” Hawaii Five-O “) as” Lauren Baldwin “, Cliff” Method Man “Smith (” The Deuce “, Garden State) as “Davis MacLean”, Larenz Tate (Ray, Crash) as “Rashad Tate”, Melanie Liburd (“This is Us”, “Gypsy”) as “Caridad ‘Carrie’ Milgram”, Daniel Sunjata (“Graceland” , “Manifest”) as “Mecca”, Berto Colon (Inside Game, “Orange Is the New Black”) as “Lorenzo Tejada”, Woody McClain (“The Bobby Brown Story”, “The New Edition Story” ) as “Cane Tejada”, Lovell Adams-Gray (“Coroner”, “Slasher”) as “Dru Tejada “, LaToya Tonodeo (” Les Fosters “,” The Oath “) as” Diana Tejada “, Alix Lapri (” Power “, Den of Th ieves) as” Effie Morales “and Paton Ashbrook (” House of Cards “, “Shameless”) as Jenny Sullivan.
The “Power” Universe series is produced by “Power” creator and showrunner Courtney A. Kemp via her production company End of Episode, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson via G-Unit Film and Television, and Mark Canton via Atmosphere Entertainment MM. The third season will be produced by Courtney A. Kemp, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Brett Mahoney, Mark Canton and Chris Selak with Geary McLeod as supervising producer and director of the first episode of the third season. Lionsgate Television is producing the series for STARZ.
The original series premiered worldwide on all STARZ platforms, including STARZ in the US and Canada, and day and date internationally on the premium STARZPLAY streaming platform across its entire footprint in Europe, Latin America and Japan.
About “Power Book II: Ghost” – Season 2
“Power Book II: Ghost” begins its second season with Tariq St. Patrick still fleeing a legacy that haunts him. Forced to choose to kill his teacher, Jabari Reynolds, Tariq finds himself further removed from what he fights to protect: his family. With Tasha under witness protection, Tariq knows he must sacrifice everything to save what remains of his family. Unable to do it on his own, he turns to those who hold power and influence: Davis MacLean and his new partner, Cooper Saxe, as well as Rashad Tate. All of these options come at a steep price, so it’s back to business with the Tejadas. However, with two murders involving Stansfield, Monet Tejada must wonder if Tariq is what’s best for her family as she seeks to protect her nephew’s professional basketball prospects at all costs. Her youngest children, Dru and Diana, question her movements as she becomes more and more distracted, especially when Monet goes so far as to trust Cane again despite his actions against the family. In doing so, Monet finds himself reconnecting with Mecca, a man who wants to show him a whole new world, potentially at the cost of destroying his old one, forcing Monet to lean on Tariq, who must decide what he really wants and what he is. will sacrifice himself to get it.
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1Nielsen; HH ranking of live + SD coverage among black households for the total cable broadcast day (excluding reruns) on Sunday 11/21/21 based on data available as of 11/24/21.
2Nielsen; HH ranking of Live + SD coverage among total day premium TV shows (excluding reruns) on Sunday 11/21/21 based on data available as of 11/24/21.
3Nielsen; live + 3 Average ranking of the Coverage HH rating program (excluding reruns) among black HHs, 1/1 / 21-11 / 28/21.
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