July 10, 2014

Cinemax announced today that The Knick has been renewed for a second season. The early pickup comes a month ahead of the 20th century medical drama's premiere, which will be on August 8.

The freshman series follows the staff at Knickerbocker Hospital, who are on the forefront of the advances in medicine in the early 1900s. Acclaimed director Steven Soderbergh will direct the entire first and second seasons.