The Shannara Chronicles is an American fantasy drama television series created by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar. It is an adaptation of the Shannara series of fantasy novels by Terry Brooks, primarily The Elfstones of Shannara.
It is filmed in the Auckland Film Studios and on location elsewhere in New Zealand, premiered on MTV in the United States on January 5, 2016, and consisted of 10 episodes. MTV originally greenlit a second season of The Shannara Chronicles in April 2016; however, in May 2017, it was announced that the series would relocate to Spike. The second season premiered on October 11, 2017