The CW has officially renewed the series ‘Walker’, a reboot with Jared Padalecki (‘Supernatural’), for season 2.
Additionally, the station ordered five additional episodes for the show’s first season, totaling 18 episodes in its first year.
The series recorded an average of 0.36 on the demo, and a total of 2.2 million viewers. The first episode broke audience records on The CW, garnering the highest audience for a new channel production since the release of “ Legends of Tomorrow ” in 2016.
The next episode, titled Bobble Head, will air tomorrow, February 4th.
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Created by Anna Fricke, the series is a reboot of “Walker, Texas Ranger” (1993-2001).
The plot follows Cordell, a man who finds his way back to his family while investigating crimes committed in the state’s elite unit. A widower with two children, he returns home to Austin, Texas, after spending years in a very dangerous secret case. With his new partner, one of the only women in Ranger history, Walker will face new challenges and, together, must become the heroes Texas so badly needed in the contemporary world.
The cast also includes Lindsey Morgan, Violet Brinson, Kale Culley, Jeff Pierre, Cobu Bell, Mitch Pileggi and Keegan Allen.
Geneviève Padalecki, Jared’s wife, will be his fictional companion and will give life to Emily, the late wife of Cordell Walker who will appear in important flashbacks.