CBS has announced that the drama series “Ransom” has been renewed for a second season. The 13-episode order will be filmed in Hungary for broadcast at an unconfirmed time in 2018.
“Ransom,” a co-production between Canada’s Global, France’s TF1, CBS and Germany’s RTL, stars Luke Roberts as expert hostage negotiator Eric Beaumont whose team is brought in to save lives when no one else can. Sarah Greene, Brandon Jay McLaren and Nazneen Contractor also star.The series is inspired by the professional experiences of distinguished crisis negotiator Laurent Combalbert, who, along with his partner, Marwan Mery, are among the top negotiators in the world.
“Ransom” is created by David Vainola (“Diamonds,” “Combat Hospital”) and Frank Spotnitz (“The X-Files,” “The Man in the High Castle”). Season one aired on CBS in first quarter 2017.