Season 2 of Hit Action-Horror Series Z NATION Premieres September 11 on Space
— September 4, 2015
? From The Asylum, smash-hit zombie series Z NATION returns Friday, Sept. 11 at 10 p.m. ET on Space ?
? The Z NATION catch-up marathon begins Friday, Sept. 4 at 11 a.m. ET ?
TORONTO (September 4, 2015) – Zombies continue to reign supreme in the genre world and Space dives deep into the post-apocalyptic foray with the Season 2 premiere of Z NATION. Produced by The Asylum, the braaaaiiiinnns behind SHARKNADO, the 15-episode, one-hour season premieres Friday, Sept. 11 at 10 p.m. ET, exclusively on Space in Canada. The horror-drama continues to follow a group of ordinary citizens tasked with transporting the only known human to have been bitten and not succumb to a zombie plague across the United States, in hope of finding a cure. The Season 2 premiere picks up where Season 1 left off, moments after the launch of the tactical nuclear weapons triggered by Murphy (Keith Allan, ZOMBIE NIGHT). This season, it’s every person for themselves.
Season 1 of Z NATION helped make Space the top entertainment specialty network in the Friday at 10 p.m. ET timeslot for total viewers as well as A25-54 and 18-49. As well, the series is a Top 10 program on Space this BYTD for A25-54 and A18-49. Viewers who missed out on Season 1 can catch-up on the gore-fest with an all-day Z NATION marathon, Friday, Sept. 4 beginning at 11 a.m.
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In the Season 2 premiere of Z NATION, “The Murphy” (Friday Sept. 11 at 10 p.m. ET), the heroes split up as they try to outrun the impending blast. Citizen Z (DJ Qualls, PERCEPTION) finds himself battling thawed zombies and unable to communicate with the team. In a desperate attempt to help them out on their quest to get to California and the CDC, Citizen Z issues an on air bounty for Murphy. Suddenly everyone wants a piece of the Murphy, including a mysterious and deadly bounty hunter, Vasquez (Matt Cedeño, DEVIOUS MAIDS).
Z NATION also stars Kellita Smith (THE FIRST FAMILY) as Warren, Michael Welch (NCIS: NEW ORLEANS) as Mack, Anastasia Baranova (The Sublime and Beautiful) as Addy, Russell Hodgkinson (Big Fish) as Doc, Pisay Pao (The Whole Truth) as Cassandra, Nat Zang as 10K, and Emilio Rivera (SONS OF ANARCHY) as Escorpion.
Source: Numeris (BBM Canada), Z NATION aired 9/12/2014 to 12/5/2014; BYTD 14/15: 9/1/2014 to 8/16/2015
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