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FX orders Season 2 of 'Justified'

May 4, 2010 at 2:48 PM
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LOS ANGELES, May 4 (UPI) -- FX says it has ordered a second season of "Justified," its U.S. drama series based on Elmore Leonard's short story "Fire in the Hole."

Timothy Olyphant plays Deputy U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens on the show, which was created by Graham Yost. Season 1 has been a ratings hit and is set to end June 8, TVGuide.com said.

"We are very excited about the tremendous, widespread acclaim that 'Justified' has received from both audiences and television critics," TVGuide.com quoted John Landgraf, FX Networks' president and general manager, as saying in a statement. "Graham Yost, Tim Olyphant, Elmore Leonard and their talented partners have crafted a uniquely ambitious and entertaining series, which is everything we aspired to when we developed the show."

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