Starz is establishing sail on another season of “Black Sails, ” the premium cabler launched Friday in the Television Critics Assn. press trip in Beverly Hills, Calif.
The Season 4 revival comes prior to the 3rd period, which returns in 2016 with ten episodes. The fourth period of pirate crisis goes intro manufacturing in South Africa this fall.
“Black Sails” happens twenty years ahead of the stories of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic “Treasure Island.” Season 3 will enjoy the iconic pirate Blackbeard, played by Ray Stevenson (pictured).
Airing on Saturdays, “Black Sails” kicked off its 2nd period in January with 860, 000 same-night people and concluded in March with 668, 000 watchers. That finale total rose to about 1.2 million in Nielsen’s “live plus-3” estimates.
“Black Sails” is made by Jonathan E. Steinberg and Robert Levine, and it is exec from “Transformers” manager Michael Bay, Brad Fuller, Andrew Form, Chris Symes and Dan Shotz.