DirecTV's hit MMA family drama, Kingdom, hit high scores among TV viewers upon the first season last October. Alas, it's no surprise that fans are delighted for the show's forthcoming second and third-season run, with an October 14 date for season two pending; Not to mention it gives us martial arts action with intense drama from an amazing cast and newly added Natalie Martinez now in the mix. Consider me sold.
The family drama Kingdom is set against the gritty world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) in Venice, California. Season two finds Alvey’s (Frank Grillo) improved fortunes have led to a bigger gym, but also a bigger appetite for risk. Ryan “The Destroyer” Wheeler (Matt Lauria) defends his title, while Jay (Jonathan Tucker) finds a new obsession. Lisa (Kiele Sanchez) focuses on managing Alicia (Natalie Martinez), an impulsive but skilled female fighter. Nate's (Nick Jonas) determination to get back in the cage causes rifts with his family. And Christina (Joanna Going) gets a taste of sober life while carrying the burden of her sons’ struggles—with victory comes agony and a price.