Yellowjackets Scores Early Season 3 Renewal at Showtime
Showtime is aware of successful when it has one.
The premium cabler introduced at the moment that the Emmy-nominated drama Yellowjackets has been renewed for a 3rd season forward of its second season.
The renewal may be very early, however there is a good probability the cabler knew the present would proceed to be successful story in its second season, which premieres beginning Friday, March 24, on streaming and on-demand for all Showtime subscribers, earlier than making its on-air debut on Sunday, March 26 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
When you’ve gotten successful like Yellowjackets, you need to lock down the in-demand forged to make sure the present can proceed.
And, there’s been fairly a wait between seasons, so possibly that is additionally a tactic to have a shorter wait between seasons 2 and three.
Yellowjackets Season 1, which has a uncommon 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and obtained seven Emmy nominations, averaged over 5 million weekly viewers throughout platforms and was the second-most streamed sequence in Showtime historical past.
Produced for Showtime by studio Leisure One (eOne), the sequence is presently in manufacturing in Vancouver.
“With YELLOWJACKETS’ runaway success in season one and the pent-up anticipation for season two, we needed to maximise the momentum by quick monitoring season three now,” stated Chris McCarthy, President/CEO, Showtime and Paramount Media Networks.
“The present’s ambition is simply exceeded by its execution, and I thank the unimaginable artistic workforce behind it, together with Ashley, Bart, Jonathan, eOne and the SHOWTIME workforce, for turning this into so successful.”
Created by Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson (Narcos), Yellowjackets stars Emmy nominee and Critics Alternative Award winner Melanie Lynskey (Fort Rock), Oscar® and Emmy nominee Juliette Lewis (Tenting), Emmy nominee Christina Ricci (Z: The Starting of The whole lot) and Tawny Cypress (Unforgettable).
Lauren Ambrose (Six Ft Underneath, Servant) and Simone Kessell (Obi-Wan Kenobi) have additionally joined the second season as sequence regulars, together with Elijah Wooden (The Lord of the Rings trilogy) in a season lengthy visitor arc.
The Yellowjackets Season 2 forged additionally contains Sophie Nélisse (The E-book Thief), Jasmin Savoy Brown (The Leftovers), Sophie Thatcher (Prospect), Samantha Hanratty (SHAMELESS), Courtney Eaton (Mad Max: Fury Highway), Liv Hewson (Santa Clarita Weight loss plan), Steven Krueger (The Originals), Warren Kole (Shades of Blue), and Kevin Alves.
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