Nellie Andreeva

No surprise here – Sons of Anarchy has become FX’s new flagship series and its highest-rated ever. The cable network has picked up the biker drama from creator Kurt Sutter for a fourth season with a 13-episode order. The series’ third season finale airs Nov. 30. Here is more from FX’s announcement:

In 2010, Sons of Anarchy ranks as basic cable’s number one scripted series in delivery of Adults 18-49. On a weekly, multi-telecast basis, Sons of Anarchy delivers 8.6 million Total Viewers and 5.9 million Adults 18-49. On a first-run, primary telecast basis, Sons averages 4.9 million Total Viewers and 3.4 million Adults 18-49. It is the highest rated series ever for FX.

Sons of Anarchy is the most popular show FX has ever had, and the #1 series in basic cable for our key demographic.  It is also one of the best, most original series on television,” said FX president John Landgraf.

Sons of Anarchy was created by Kurt Sutter who also serves as Executive Producer along with John and Art Linson. The series is produced by FX Productions and Fox 21.

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