Hit US post-apocalyptic drama The Last Ship will air on Sky 1 HD in the UK it has been confirmed.
Starring former Grey’s Anatomy star Eric Dane, The Last Ship comes from Michael Bay and is based on the best-selling novel by William Brinkley. The show also stars British actress Rhona Mitra.
The 10-episode series opens with a global pandemic that has nearly decimated the world’s population. After four months of radio silence in remote Antarctica, the crew of the U.S.S. Nathan James is heading home with microbiologist Rachel Scott (Rhona Mitra), the only person who might hold the key to stopping the virus. But the crew and its captain (Eric Dane, Grey’s Anatomy) must wrestle with the reality of their miraculous existence in a world where they are among the few remaining survivors. Their last mission is the world’s only hope – stay alive until a cure is found, for our future, our families and for all humanity.
Adam MacDonald, Director of Sky 1 HD commented: “I am delighted to announce that The Last Ship is coming to Sky 1, adding to our portfolio of energetic and thrilling US dramas. The Last Ship delivers the gripping, edge of your seat viewing that Sky 1 customers love and the even better news is that they don’t have to wait long to start watching.”
An air date for The Last Ship is TBC but it is expected to air in the coming months.