We have been sitting on this information for a few weeks but are happy to share with you some cool 15-min web shows to be aired after each episode of Falling Skies this summer. The premiere of the series will start with a LIVE episode with all the cast right after the 2 hour premiere of season 2.

Wil Wheaton (Star Trek: The Next GenerationLeverage) will host 2nd Watch, which is set to launch with a live premiere episode Sunday, June 17, at 11 p.m. (ET), after the two-hour East Coast season premiere of Falling Skies. Airing over nine weeks, 2nd Watch is slated to feature such Falling Skies cast members as Noah WyleMoon BloodgoodWill PattonDrew RoyMaxim KnightConnor JessupColin CunninghamSarah Sanguine CarterMpho Koaho and Peter Shinkoda, as well as executive producers Remi Aubuchon and Greg Beeman, consulting producer/writer Mark Verheiden and producer/writers Bradley Thompson and David Weddle.

Each additional episode are already pre-recorded.

The wait is nearly over as basic cable’s #1 new series of 2011 returns to continue its extraordinary story about life and survival in the wake of a catastrophic alien invasion. Noah Wyle stars as a college professor who becomes an unlikely resistance leader in this gripping series fromDreamWorks Television and executive producer Steven SpielbergMoon BloodgoodWill Patton,Drew RoyMaxim Knight and Connor Jessup also star when the series returns with a two-hour season premiere Sunday, June 17, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)Falling Skies scored more than 6.9 million viewers in its first season and ranked as basic cable’s #1 new series of the year. In addition to Spielberg, Falling Skies is executive-produced by DreamWorks Television heads Justin Falvey andDarryl FrankRemi Aubuchon and Greg Beeman also serve as executive producers.

Robert Prentice