DirecTV builds new Kingdom

Mixed martial arts drama Kingdom has been renewed for two more seasons.

Kingdom

Kingdom

Production will begin in spring 2015, with ten episodes due to air on the Audience Network that autumn. A second batch of ten episodes will then air in 2016.

Set in Venice, California, Kingdom is a family drama that is set against the backdrop of the world of mixed martial arts.

The cast includes Frank Grillo, Kiele Sanchez, Matt Lauria, Jonathan Tucker, Nick Jonas, and Joanna Going.

Series creator Byron Balasco is executive producer and showrunner.  Kingdom is produced by Endemol Studios.

The series is distributed internationally by Endemol Worldwide Distribution.