'Frontier' TV Show Set For Premiere On Jan 20 On Netflix; Renews For Season 2

By K. Aviles - 17 Nov '16 09:19AM

Jason Momoa's "Frontier" is slated for season 2 and will be aired on Netflix beginning January 20 for six episodes. The first season debuted in Canada on Discovery Channel in November 2016.

"Frontier" is an original scripted series that takes viewers back to the 18th century where the people, European settlers and native tribes, fight for control, wealth and power over the fur trade in North America. Netflix promised the period drama "Frontier" will be packed with "close-quarter hatchet fights" which viewers will awe its subscribers, reports said. Season 1 has six episodes and the finale is scheduled to air on December 11 on Discovery.

37-year-old Jason Momoa played the character of Declan Harp in "Frontier." He is driven by revenge and lust in his fur trading. He is joined by actors such as Jessica Matten, Landon Liboiron, Zoe Boyle, Alun Armstrong, Allan Hawco and Shawn Doyle. "Frontier" is produced ASAP Entertainment and Take the Shot Productions. Momoa has had impressive records in his previous roles. He appeared as Khal Drogon on TV series "Game of Thrones" on HBO.

Netflix reported more than 86 million subscribers across the globe since it expanded on media streaming in 2007 in the United States and in 2010 in Canada. In January 2016, the multinational entertainment corporation opened its business to more than 190 countries, according to the Wall Street Journal.

The news that Netflix is dropping most of its shows from BBC spread as early as January 2015 citing end of contract as the ground. Though there were reports that the two parties are on negotiation table to extend the contract, no confirmation has been given yet by either of the parties. "

Frontier" is just one of the many shows that are reportedly being dropped from BBC. In the United States, the first season will premiere on January 20, 2017 on Netflix according to Deadline.

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