07/11/2012 03:58 pm ET Updated Jul 11, 2012

'Falling Skies' Renewed: TNT Renews Series For Season 3

Aliens aren't leaving TV any time soon: TNT has renewed "Falling Skies" for a third season.

Currently averaging 5.9 million viewers, 10 more episodes of the high-rating supernatural drama have been ordered.

"'Falling Skies' is television storytelling at its very best, a powerful drama that's told on both an epic scale and on a deeply personal level," Michael Wright, president of TNT, said in a statement. "With all the memorable and surprising moments taking place during the second season of Falling Skies, we can't wait to see what DreamWorks Television and 'Falling Skies'' terrific production team and cast members have in store for season three."

Starring Noah Wyle, Colin Cunningham, Moon Bloodgood and Will Patton, "Falling Skies" chronicles the aftermath of an alien attack featuring the few remaining human survivors fighting back. Season 3 is set to air in 2013.

For more "Falling Skies," click here to read Maureen Ryan's review of the current season.

"Falling Skies" currently airs on Sundays at 9 p.m. ET on TNT.