Hong Kong – This September, audiences will be able to experience The Last Ship, the top summer drama from the U.S., first and exclusively on WarnerTV. Premiering on September 2 at 8pm, the series features epic-scale and visceral storytelling, based on William Brinkley’s popular novel.
The Last Ship
The action-packed drama stars Eric Dane (Grey’s Anatomy) and is executive-produced by blockbuster filmmaker Michael Bay (Transformers). The Last Ship opens with a global catastrophe that nearly decimates the world’s population. Because of its positioning, the Navy destroyer USS Nathan James avoids falling victim to the devastating tragedy. But now, Captain Tom Chandler (Dane) and his crew must confront the reality of their new existence in a world where they may be among the few remaining survivors.
The Last Ship
Chandler is a career Navy man who is authoritative and decisive, but also fair and courageous. A born leader and a loving father and husband, Chandler is respected and loved by the men and women under his command. Also on board is Rachel Scott (Rhona Mitra, Strike Back), a strong-willed, intelligent and fearless paleomicrobiologist assigned to the Nathan James to investigate the cause of billions of deaths worldwide.
Adam Baldwin (Firefly, Chuck) is Slattery, the ship’s second-in-command who worries deeply about his family and occasionally clashes with Dane’s Captain Chandler over the best course of action. The series also stars Travis Van Winkle (Heart of Dixie), Charles Parnell (Pariah), Christina Elmore (Fruitvale Station), Sam Spruell (Snow White and The Huntsman) and Marissa Neitling (Leverage).
In the U.S., The Last Ship has been a blockbuster hit in its first season, not only among total viewers but also among key adult demos. The series ranks as basic cable’s No.1 new series of the year-to-date with total viewers and the top new scripted series for the year-to-date with adults 25-54.