Media outlets are reporting that CBS have renewed supernatural drama series Evil for a second season.
The series is a psychological mystery that examines science vs. religion and the origins of evil. We follow a skeptical female forensic psychologist who joins a priest-in-training and a carpenter to investigate and assess the Church’s backlog of supposed miracles, demonic possessions and unexplained phenomena.
The renewal comes along with extended runs for a few other CBS shows that include All Rise, Bob Hearts Abishola, Carol’s Second Act and The Unicorn.
CBS Entertainment president Kelly Kahl, released a statement saying:
These terrific new series have attracted a passionate base of viewers and consistent ratings while delivering entertaining, inclusive and relevant storytelling every week. They’re off to strong starts and are still being discovered on the many catch-up and playback options available to our viewers today. We’re proud of this freshman class and excited about their potential to tell more great stories and further expand their audiences.
The series is created by Robert and Michelle King and stars Evil stars Katja Herbers, Mike Colter, Aasif Mandvi, Michael Emerson, Brooklyn Shuck, Skylar Gray, Maddy Crocco and Dalya Knapp.