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The Last Ship, Executive Produced by Michael Bay, Comes to TNT This Summer

By on May 2, 2012
The Last Ship Published February 13th 1989 by Ballantine Books

The Last Ship Published February 13th 1989 by Ballantine Books

Global catastrophes seem to be working well for TNT.

Hot on the heels of Falling Skies’ success, comes The Last Ship a series pilot based on the novel of the same name by William Brinkley. Premiering June 22 at 9/8c the series will chart the aftermath of a global catastrophe which nearly obliterates the earth’s population, forcing the crew of a naval destroyer to confront the reality of their new existence in a world where they are among the only survivors.

Transformers‘ Michael Bay serves as executive producer on the series.

“The book The Last Ship is a gripping page-turner that has all the makings of a terrific television drama, including a great premise, memorable characters, intense situations and heart-racing action,” said Michael Wright, president, head of programming for TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies (TCM). “We believe this show will take viewers on a thrilling ride and fits perfectly with TNT’s expanding line-up of original dramas. We look forward to working with Michael Bay and The Last Ship‘s outstanding production team.”

Check out a a new teaser trailer, for The Last Ship below.