Tuesday, August 16, 2016

USA Renews 'Mr. Robot' for Season 3

USA has renewed its critically acclaimed drama series Mr. Robot for a third season, it was announced today. The new season will premiere in 2017. The episode order for Season 3 is currently unclear.

The drama stars Rami Malek, Carly Chaikin, Portia Doubleday, Martin Wallström, Michael Cristofer, Stephanie Corneliussen, Grace Gummer and Christian Slater.

Sam Esmail created the drama. In its second season, Esmail wrote the majority of episodes and directed all of them. It's unclear if he's planning to do the same for Season 3. Esmail executive produces with Steve Golin and Chad Hamilton. Universal Cable Productions and Anonymous Content produce.

"We couldn't be more proud of Mr. Robot, a series that has pushed boundaries, captured the cultural zeitgeist, and been honored as one of the best dramas on television," said Chris McCumber, President, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Networks. "Midway through its second season, Mr. Robot continues to break new ground and open up new opportunities for the network. We can't wait to see where Sam Esmail and the entire brilliant Robot team take us next."

"Being the home studio for this wonderful, completely original show is an exhilarating experience," said Jeff Wachtel, Chief Content Officer, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment. "Sam and company just keep taking it to another level. We can't wait to get going on Season 3... as soon as we finish Season 2!"

Mr. Robot is currently up for six Primetime Emmy Awards - including Best Drama and Lead Actor for Rami Malek.