December 29th, 2011
06:11 AM ET
AMC’s hit Western drama will be back for another season.
The network announced Tuesday that their popular new series is officially on for another round. The railroad drama is the second-highest rated series on AMC, after zombie fest “The Walking Dead.”
“Hell on Wheels,” set in the post-Civil War era, stars Anson Mount as a former Confederate soldier and rap artist Common playing a former slave. The two men work together on the first transcontinental railroad amidst the chaos of the changing country.
The first season finale airs January 15 at 10 p.m. ET.
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