|The Last Ship|
|Based on||The Last Ship|
|No. of seasons||5|
|No. of episodes||46 (List of episodes)|
|Channel Road Productions|
|Original run||June 22, 2014 – November 11, 2018|
After a pandemic kills 80% of the world's population, the crew of an unaffected U.S. Navy ship must try to find a cure to save humanity.
- Main article: Season 1
The series is produced by Platinum Dunes along with Michael Bay, Brad Fuller, Andrew Form, and Steinberg. On July 2012, TNT ordered a pilot episode for a potential series based on the novel The Last Ship by William Brinkley. Hank Steinberg and Steven Kane wrote the pilot script and the plot was filmed shortly after, directed by Jonathan Mostow. It was filmed across San Diego, including aboard the USS Halsey (DDG-97) and the USS Dewey (DDG-105), which stands in for the show's fictional USS Nathan James (DDG-151). Some scenes were filmed aboard the USS Iowa museum ship which is located in Los Angeles.
The show has received mostly positive reviews from critics, having a Metacritic score of 60 out of 100 based on 21 "positive or average" reviews. Rotten Tomatoes currently reports a 63% "fresh" critics rating with an average rating of 6/10 based on 27 reviews.
|Episodes||Originally aired||DVD and Blu-ray release dates|
|Season premiere||Season finale||Region 1||Region 2||Region 4|
|1||10||June 22, 2014||August 24, 2014||TBA||TBA||TBA|
|2||13||June 21, 2015||September 6, 2015||TBA||TBA||TBA|
|3||13||May 30, 2016||September 11, 2016||TBA||TBA||TBA|
|4||10||August 20, 2017||October 8, 2017||TBA||TBA||TBA|
|5||10||September 9, 2018||November 11, 2018|
In addition to the television series a motion book series was released prior to the second season by an app called Madefire Comics & Motion Books which acts as a prequel to the television series.