Legend of Korra’s Second Season Greenlit by Nick
Fans who feel that a single season of The Legend of Korra is not enough will be pleased to know that Nickelodeon has just ordered another season of the highly-acclaimed animated series. The new order is not surprising considering that The Legend of Korra is one of the network’s most successful shows these past few months, averaging 3.8 million viewers during its first season. Nickelodeon’s order amounts to 26 more episodes.
The Legend of Korra is a direct sequel to Avatar, and follows ang’s successor, Korra. Unlike Aang, who started out as an airbender and had to learn fire, earth, and water, Korra started the show as a capable earth, fire, and water bender, but had no skill with air bending.
Created by Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, The first book of the first season of The Legend of Korra launched on Nickelodeon last April 14, 2012, and concluded last June 23.The second half of the 1st season is expected to air in 2013, and will consist of 14 episodes. The new episodes will follow 17-year old Korra, who has now become a real Avatar. Kiernan Shipka (Mad Men), David Faustino (Married… with Children) and P.J. Byrne (Horrible Bosses) are also part of the cast.