Thursday, December 15, 2022

Showtime Renews 'Yellowjackets' for Season 3

Three months ahead of the drama's return for its second season, Showtime has today renewed its original drama series Yellowjackets for a third season.

The drama stars Melanie Lynskey, Christina Ricci, Juliette Lewis, Tawny Cypress, Sophie Nélisse, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Sophie Thatcher, Samantha Hanratty, Courtney Eaton, Liv Hewson, Steven Krueger, Warren Kole, Kevin Alves, Elijah Wood, Simone Kessell and Lauren Ambrose.

Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson created the drama. They serve as co-showrunners alongside Jonathan Lisco. All three executive produce with Drew Comins and Karyn Kusama. Entertainment One produces in association with Showtime.

The drama returns for its second season on Sunday, March 26 at 9/8c. The drama received seven Emmy Award nominations for its first season.

"With Yellowjackets' runaway success in season one and the pent-up anticipation for season two, we wanted to maximize the momentum by fast tracking season three now," said Chris McCarthy, President and CEO, Showtime and Paramount Media Networks. "The show's ambition is only exceeded by its execution, and I thank the incredible creative team behind it, including Ashley, Bart, Jonathan, eOne and the Showtime team, for turning this into such a success."