James Hibberd
July 11, 2012 AT 07:41 PM EDT

TNT is ordering a third season of alien invasion drama Falling Skies.

The network is ordering 10 new episodes for 2013. Guest stars this season have included Brandon Jay McLaren (The Killing), who plays a resident engineer and technology expert, and Terry O’Quinn (Lost), who is appearing in this season’s final two episodes as Tom’s (Noah Wyle) mentor and former professor. The show is currently averaging 5.9 million viewers when including DVR playback.

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