"The Human Target" has been renewed for a 13 episode second season on Fox, according to Entertainment Weekly. "Chuck" co-executive producer Matthew Miller is also joining "The Human Target" as the new showrunner, sharing the position with Jonathan Steinberg.
First announced in January 2009, "The Human Target" stars Mark Valley ("Fringe") as Christopher Chance, a former assassin turned bodyguard/private contractor who specializes in protecting clients from deadly and unusual threats. The series also stars Chi McBride ("Pushing Daisies") and Jackie Earle Haley ("Watchmen") as Chance's partners, Detective Laverne Winston and Guerrero, respectively.
"The Human Target" was created by comic book legends Len Wein and Carmine Infantino in 1972. As originally conceived, Christopher Chance would literally assume the identities of his clients in order to draw out and eliminate threats to them.
Back in 1999, "The Human Target" was revived as a Vertigo