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Bones is officially renewed for season 12

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Summary and storyline

Bones is a critically acclaimed, long-running American police procedural, mystery, romance and crime drama television series that is currently airing on the FOX channel in the United States. The crime drama was created by Hart Hanson who also serves as executive producer alongside Barry Josephson, Stephen Nathan, Ian Toynton, Carla Kettner and Jonathan Collier. The storyline of Bones was inspired by the life and memoirs of forensic anthropologist and writer Kathy Reichs. Season 1 of Bones debuted on the FOX channel on September 13, 2005.

The storyline of the crime drama revolves around an FBI agent Seeley Booth and a forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance Brennan, who work together and also happen to be a couple. Bones stars Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Michaela Conlin, Eric Millegan, T. J. Thyne, Jonathan Adams, Tamara Taylor, John Francis Daley and John Boyd.

Critical response and renewal hopes

Season 11 of Bones premiered on the FOX channel in the US on Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 8pm ET/PT. The ratings of the show keep declining each season. When season 10 began there were rumors that it would be the show’s last. Even though Bones averaged only 5.37 million viewers during its tenth season (which was an almost 19% drop when compared season to season), FOX still decided to renew. In the current, 11th season, after just four episodes, the series is averaging 6 million viewers, which in an impressive 11% growth. Who knows, maybe if the ratings manage to keep up, the network will greenlight Bones for another run.

Latest developments

UPDATED February 11, 2016: The latest episode of the current season of Bones was broadcast on December 10, 2015 and FOX is definitely taking its time before bringing back the remaining six episodes. Finally, the network officially revealed that the midseason premiere is scheduled to hit the small screen on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 8pm ET/PT. The premiere episode will be set two months into Hodgins rehabilitation and fans will find him in a wheelchair. Sign up for our notifications and receive an email reminder of the release date of Bones season 11 part 2 one day in advance.

UPDATED February 26, 2016: While fans are still anxiously waiting for the return of the remaining episodes of the current installment of Bones, the FOX network has just officially renewed its award-winning crime drama for another round. The bad news is that a 12-episode twelfth season of the long-running police drama will also be the final for the show. The network has made the cancellation decision early to allow the creative team to work out a meaningful conclusion to the story so that fans could get some closure. No details about the plot of the final season have been revealed at this point. Since the network is yet to schedule the premiere date for the final chapter, come back to our website for the most recent news, or sign up for our notifications and receive an automated message by email as soon as the release date of Bones season 12 is announced.

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0 Amanda  2017-01-19 10:22
I love the show and characters I even have signed photograph of actors and all dvds except season 12.I am personally looking forward to seeing the last episodes of shows the dark side and light side of situation I like it as that's true to life and we must turn our heads at the bad but learn to discover the truth and have justice for the innocent xx
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0 Virginia s  2016-11-13 02:52
I feel that they should have not cancel show the reason the shows rateings dropped was because the show became to dark they should stick with comedy undercover with the two stars more light scripts
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0 Joyce  2016-11-10 02:27
I feel sad that Bones was even CONSIDERED for cancellation. I have looked forward to each season and furthermore each episode. I feel like the cast has become part of my TV family - that is how much I look forward to watching the show each week and that is saying a lot after 11 seasons. Please reconsider dropping this well done show.
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