TNT orders Season 2 of 'Leverage'

Drama averages 3.2 mil viewers since December debut

NEW YORK -- TNT has decided it wants more "Leverage."

The network announced Monday that it has renewed the caper drama for a second season of 15 episodes, which will start this year.

The drama has averaged 3.2 million viewers since its premiere Dec. 7. It airs at 10 p.m. Tuesdays. Its Dec. 7 premiere averaged 5.6 million viewers, and has done well in time-shifting as well. It's part of the network's continued push into original scripted series.

"Leverage," starring Timothy Hutton and Gina Bellman, is produced by Electric Entertainment, with executive producers Dean Devlin, John Rogers and Chris Downey.