NBC Turns Back the Clock and Decides Not to Cancel Timeless After All

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Time, that tricky minx. After Timeless was cancelled by NBC earlier this week — even with a well-received first season (we liked it here at Vulture, too!) — it’s been announced that the time-travel drama will, in fact, return for a second season. The series is set to come back with ten new episodes in 2018 due to a fan-led battle to keep it on the air, and all of the cast members are expected to return. “We heard from the fans and didn’t want to be on the wrong side of history,” NBC sources explained. With its surprise renewal, Timeless becomes the only time-travel series to make it out of its freshman season alive — Frequency, Time After Time, and Making History have all been canceled by their respective networks. Timeless showrunner Shawn Ryan is thrilled:

NBC Turns Back the Clock and Decides Not to Cancel Timeless