The news is mostly right there in the headline. FOX has renewed Fringe—the J.J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman, and Robert Orci-created paranormal investigation series—for a second season. Why? Let's go to the press release:
FRINGE proved to be a notable addition to our schedule all season and it really has fans buzzing as it builds to a fantastic season finale,” said [Entertainment President Kevin] Reilly. “J.J. and the whole Bad Robot team have been phenomenal partners, and we look forward to years of making great television with them.”
“FRINGE continues to gain momentum, creatively and with viewers,” said J.J. Abrams, series co-creator and executive producer. “We couldn’t be more thrilled that FRINGE will continue to freak people out for at least another season!”
Hear that? Prepare to be freaked out.