UPDATE: POWERS Gets Second Season But Loses Showrunner Over 'Creative Differences'

Powers
Powers
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Update May 6, 2015 at 5:03 p.m. EST: With news out that Sony's TV adaptation of Powers has been renewed for a second season, showrunner Charlie Huston has revealed on his website that he is leaving the show.

"These kinds of changes are common in TV, and usually based on several factors, but this one boils down to the old saw 'creative differences,'" says Huston. "As the show changes creatively, it will require some changes in personnel."

Huston says he is leaving the show entirely, but that producer Remi Aubuchon and co-creators/producers Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming are continuing on. 

Original Story: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Playstation Network's superhero cop drama Powers has been renewed for a second season to launch sometime in 2016.

Powers launched earlier this year, with the first season concluding on April 28. It is currently available on the PlayStation Network, but Sony has made to announcement about a larger release or DVD. It is the PlayStation Network's first live-action series.

"The reception to Powers has been incredible, and we are thrilled to have successfully launched a platform for original content with the PlayStation gamer in mind," says John Koller, VP platforms marketing at Sony Computer Entertainment America. “We believe original content will continue to be a key pillar as we broaden the value proposition for PlayStation Plus, and we’re excited for what’s to come with season two of Powers.”

"There is a lot to look forward to in season two for both new and existing fans of the series, as we broaden the Powers universe and bring even more of the fan-favorite characters and storylines to life," said Jamie Erlicht, president of programming and development at SPT.

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