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[08/25/04 - 12:00 AM]
FX to 'Rescue' Second Season of Drama
By Brian Ford Sullivan (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- FX has ordered a second season of its new drama "Rescue Me," just five weeks into its summer run.

The news comes as little surprise however as the series has averaged a solid 2.0 million viewers among adults 18-49 over the course of its run, with a cumulative overall weekly audience of 9.5 million viewers for its multiple airings each week.

At least 13 episodes are set to be produced for the show's second season with a possible high end of 15 installments. "Rescue" will wrap its first season on October 13.

Denis Leary, Peter Tolan and Jim Serpico are the executive producers of "Rescue Me," a production of Apostle Pictures, the Cloudland Co. and DreamWorks Television in association with Sony Pictures Television.

Meanwhile, fellow FX entry "Nip/Tuck" continued to impress last week, earning 3.45 million viewers and a 1.8 rating/4 share among adults 18-49. The cable channel however has yet to commit to a third season of the drama.





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