NBC's Constantine gets a 2015 return date, along with a new time slot

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Dec 22, 2014, 2:12 PM EST (Updated)

With the series sitting firmly on the bubble, fans are fighting to get NBC’s Constantine a second season. Now the network has just given it a big vote of confidence.

When the final episodes of season one resume Jan. 16, the series will be airing at an earlier (and typically higher-rated) timeslot. Constantine is moving to 8/7c after the hiatus, up from its original timeslot of 10/9c. The 7 o’clock spot is a plum piece of real estate (well, as plum as you’ll find on a Friday night), and it seems the network wants to see if the back half of the season can sink or swim in the slot.

The ratings haven’t been terrible per se, but the first season has been somewhat underwhelming for the network. Especially when you stack its performance against fellow DC shows such as Fox’s Gotham and The CW’s Flash, Constantine is definitely on the cult side of the hit meter. But the show is hitting its stride, and it’s nice to see the network making one final push to try and help it find an audience.

The network made the official announcement on the show's Twitter feed, and seemed excited about the timeslot shift. Here’s hoping it works out.

While we patiently wait to see what happens in that killer midseason cliffhanger, check out the teaser clip for the next episode below and let us know what you think. Would you like to see Constantine get a second season?

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