Last Man on Earth on Fox has been renewed for a second season which will consist of 13 episodes.
Fox’s post-apocolyptic comedy stars Will Forte, who also wrote the script. Chris Miller and Phil Lord are the executive producers and directors. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the show will return with 13 episodes to run in the 2015-2016 season.
“We knew we had something special with The Last Man on Earth,” said David Madden, Fox Broadcasting Company entertainment president. “It’s one of those rare shows that continues to add depth and dimension to its unique premise, week after week. We are so thrilled that this incredibly bold, original and inventive series has been embraced by both fans and critics, and we cannot wait to see where the creative genius and inspired vision of Will, Phil and Chris take us in season two.”
The show centers around Forte, who is essentially the last man standing. Kristen Schaal, January Jones and Mel Rodriguez have all been added as regular cast members.
Fox’s roster has been exponentially increasing. Last Man on Earth is joining the other recent renewals of comedies Brooklyn Nine-Nine and New Girl.
Last Man on Earth airs on Sundays at 9 p.m. ET on Fox.