September 24, 2013 at 06:04 PM EDT

FX has ordered a second season of The Bridge, a crime thriller that explores the tensions on the US-Mexico border.

The drama stars Demian Bichir and Diane Kruger. The cable net ordered 13 more episodes of the drama to air next summer.

“We’ve been blown away by the compelling performances of Demian Bichir and Diane Kruger and the writing of Meredith Stiehm, Elwood Reid and their team, and are thrilled to be able to continue this journey for another season,” saidEric Schrier, President of Original Programming for FX Networks and FX Productions, in a statement. “We look forward to continuing our partnership with Rich Ross, Carolyn Bernstein and everyone at Shine America.”

FX says The Bridge was the No. 1 new scripted cable series launch of the summer in adults 18-49.  The first season is averaging 3.65 million total viewers and 1.68 million adults 18-49.

The season finale will air Oct. 2.

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