The Last Ship Season 6: Is Renewed! But What’s Release Date?

Prior to the premiere of season 5, which finished up its 10-episode run in early February, Amazon Prime renewed The Expanse for a sixth and final season. There's no indication on when the sixth season will premiere or how many episodes it will contain, but Collider reports that production on the show began in January.

It is created by Hank Steinberg and Steven L Kane. The story focuses on a global pandemic caused due to a virus. The deadly virus destroyed more than half the population of the world. And scientists are trying to find the cure.

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The series is grounded on William Brinkley's novel having an identical title. The series first landed on TNT on June 22, 2014, and ran for 10 episodes. The series received huge applaud from fans. Consequently, season 2 ran for 13 episodes from June 21, 2015, to September 6, 2015. Later seasons 3, 4, and 5 were released. Season 5 concluded on November 11, 2018. Fans are eagerly waiting since then for season 6 of the series. Below are the updates about season 6.

Series Name The Last Ship Season 6
Category Post-apocalyptic, action tv series
Release Date TBA
Confirmed or Canceled Confirmed


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The Release Date of the Last Ship Season 6. When Will It Premiere?

Season 5 of the series concluded on November 11, 2018. Fans are asking for season 6 since then. However, the creators have finally decided to renew the series for the sixth installment. Earlier, the creators told Deadline that the series wrapped up with season 5 of the series. But it's happening finally!


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I will update here, once I get more information about it.

The Cast of the Last Ship Season 6. Whom Will We Meet in It?

We saw the following characters till season 5 of the series.

  • Eric Dane as Tom Chandler
  • Rhona Mitra as Dr. Rachel Scott
  • Adam Baldwin as Mike Slattery
  • Charles Parnell as Russell “Russ” Jeter
  • Travis Van Winkle as Daniel Joshua “Danny” Green
  • Marissa Neitling as Commander Kara Green
  • Christina Elmore as Alisha Granderson
  • John Pyper-Ferguson as Ken “Tex” Nolan
  • Jocko Sims as Carlton Burk
  • Kevin Michael Martin as Gunner's Mate Eric Miller
  • Bridget Regan as Sasha Cooper
  • LaMonica Garrett as Cameron Burk
  • Fay Masterson as Andrea Garnett
  • Emerson Brooks as Admiral Joseph Meylan
  • Jodie Turner-Smith as Sergeant Azima Kandie.

You will see some or all of the above characters in season 6 if ever made.


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The Plot of the Last Ship. What to Expect From Season 6?

The series is about the virus break about global viral pandemic due to a virus. It destroyed over 80% population of the world. However, the protagonist of the series USS Nathan James was unaffected by the virus.

The government sent Nathan James on the mission of research in the Arctic. A brilliant scientist named Rachel Scott also went with her. However, after spending a couple of months there, some people attacked them to stop their research. They went back to the ship. Later, Tom Chandler asked the doctor what was going on. They both thought that they could control the virus, but after doing research they found no cure. Later, they got to know that virus is spreading so fast. When they called the president, they came to know about the death of the President and Vice President. Later, it was revealed that only Rachel could find the cure and stoped the virus from destroying humanity.

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Ultimately, She found the cure and developed the vaccine.

What Is the IMDb Rating of the Last Ship Series?

Viewers received the series well and created a cult fan following. It scored well on various platforms that include-

IMDB rating– 7.5 out of 10.

Metacritic- Season 1 scored 60 out of 100.

Rotten Tomatoes – It received an approval rating of 65%, with an average rating of 6/10.

Is There Any Trailer Available for the Last Ship Season 6?

No, there is no official trailer of season 6 of the series so far. Therefore, the trailer will not available any time sooner.

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Where to Watch the Last Ship Series?

It is running on Hulu and Amazon Prime Video. You can watch it on Netflix as well.

Final Verdict

The series is unique and more on the lighter side. If you are bored with stereotype series, then it is for you. It is more relatable at this time of the pandemic. It is well written and well-executed series. The performance of the actors is mesmerizing. Twist and turns will keep you hooked throughout the series. Overall, it is a great series to watch that will show you the mirror of today's reality.

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