Shaw orders 12 more episodes – first series finale tomorrow night
Shaw Media announced today that it will renew Bomb Girls for 12 new episodes following the conclusion of the initial six-part miniseries tomorrow (Feb 8) at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
According to a Feb 7 press release, “The series premiere drew 1.6 million viewers on Global… making it the #1 new Canadian original drama premiere for the Fall 2011/2012 lineup with 2+ and A18-49 viewers. Bomb Girls has seen continued success with more than 1.2 million viewers tuning in on average during the five-week period since its launch, becoming the #1 new Canadian program average this season.”
The series looks at the lives of a group of women working in a munitions factory during WWII. It is produced by Shaw Media, Muse Entertainment and Back Alley Films and shot in Toronto. It stars Meg Tilly, Jodi Balfour, Charlotte Hegele and Ali Liebert.