Terra Nova is an American science fiction drama television series. It premiered on September 26, 2011 with a two-hour premiere, [ 2 ] and concluded on December 19, 2011 with a two-hour finale. The series follows the Shannon family as they travel 85 million years into the past to an Earth of a parallel universe . The series is based on an idea by British writer Kelly Marcel . [ 3 ] On March 5, 2012, it was announced that Fox would not pick up the series for a second season. [ 4 ] [ edit ] Plot The series is initially set in 2149, a time when overpopulation and declining air quality worldwide threatens all life on Earth. Terra Nova (TV series)
Edit Storyline In 2149, earth is nearly wrecked by pollution.