Mr Robot renewed for season 3 by USA Network

By ·August 16, 2016 6:19 pm
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Despite less than stellar ratings, critically acclaimed conspiracy-thriller Mr. Robot has been renewed by USA Network for a third season. The series has been nominated for six Emmy Awards this September, including for Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor (Ramin Malek), and Outstanding Writing (Sam Esmail). Previously, the series has been granted several awards, including three Critics’ Choice Awards, two Golden Globes, a Writers Guild Award and a Peabody, among others.

“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,” NBCUniversal Cable entertainment president Chris McCumber said in a statement. “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.”

Mr. Robot follows Elliot Alderson (Rami Malek), a young cyber-security engineer who becomes involved in the underground hacker group fsociety, after being recruited by their mysterious leader (Christian Slater). Following the events of fsociety’s hack on multi-national company Evil Corp, the second season will explore the consequences of that attack as well as the illusion of control. The series also stars Portia Doubleday, Carly Chaikin, Grace Gummer, Michael Cristofer and Stephanie Corneliussen.

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The series co-stars Portia Doubleday, Carly Chaikin, Martin Wallström, Grace Gummer, Michael Cristofer and Stephanie Corneliussen. Mr. Robot, from UCP and Anonymous Content, is executive produced by Esmail, Steve Golin and Chad Hamilton.

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Season three is expected to air in 2017.

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Written by Jennifer Izykowski

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Jennifer is currently a stay at home mother residing in the Adirondacks region of upstate New York with a background in management and 10 years of experience in entertainment retail. At present, she is training to be a care provider for the elderly and disabled.

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