AT&T Audience Network has picked-up drama “Kingdom” for a third season, with an unconfirmed number of new episodes. Debuting on Oct. 8, 2014, “Kingdom” follows the happenings at a mixed martial arts gym in Venice, California run by Alvey Kulina (Frank Grillo) and his girlfriend, Lisa (Kiele Sanchez). Alvey helps people workout and trains fighters along with his sons, Nate (Nick Jonas) and Jay (Jonathan Tucker).
“The success of season 2 of “Kingdom” proves how captivating this series is and how viewers have invested and connected with the characters’ lives,” said Christopher Long, Senior Vice President, Original Content and Production, AT&T. “Byron Balasco has been at the helm of this gritty mixed martial arts family drama since its inception and has showcased heart wrenching topics that no other show on television has had the strength to touch. We couldn’t be happier to have Byron on for another season and have no doubt that he will create a compelling storyline that no one will forget.”
“’Kingdom’ is a very special series with exceptional writing and leadership from Byron Balasco and one of the most talented top-to-bottom ensemble casts in all of television,” noted Endemol Shine Studios President Sharon Hall. “We’re thrilled to extend our partnership with the team at AT&T Audience Network and deliver a 3rd season of a series that both critics and viewers globally have enthusiastically embraced.”
“Kingdom,” produced by Endemol Shine Studios, also stars Matt Lauria (“Friday Night Lights”), Jonathan Tucker (“Parenthood”), Joanna Going (“House of Cards”) and Natalie Martinez.