“We’ve been blown away by the compelling performances of Demian Bichir and Diane Kruger and the writing of Meredith Stiehm, Elwood Reid and their team, and are thrilled to be able to continue this journey for another season,” said Eric Schrier, President of Original Programming for FX Networks and FX Productions, in a statement. “We look forward to continuing our partnership with Rich Ross, Carolyn Bernstein and everyone at Shine America.”
Rich Ross, CEO of Shine America, added: “We’re thrilled that viewers and critics alike have embraced Sonya Cross and Marco Ruiz and that our partners at FX are enthusiastically joining us for a continuation of the wild ride in season 2.”
Ratings for "The Bridge" have improved by 89% when seven-day DVR figures are factored in. The first season is averaging 3.65 million total viewers and 1.68 million among adults 18-49.
The rookie drama debuted to 3.04 million viewers for its initial airing on June 10, and was the most-watched new scripted cable series launch of the summer in adults 18-49.
"The Bridge" continues Wednesdays at 10/9 p.m. CT on FX, with the season finale scheduled to air on Oct. 2. In this week's episode, titled "All About Eva," Sonya (Kruger) uses Linder's (Wright) latest problem to repair her relationship with Marco (Bichir), while Charlotte (Gish) forms an unlikely alliance.