Avid fans and theorists will be happy to learn that the Emmy-winning HBO Original series has been renewed for a third season as announced by the HBO Programming President Casey Bloys.
In a press statement released today, Bloys notes that “it’s been an extraordinary pleasure to work with the exceptionally talented Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, as well as their gifted cast and crew. From the inspired storytelling to the incredible visuals, we are so excited to see where the next chapter will take us.”
Described by Time as “one of the biggest shows on earth,” and hailed by Entertainment Weekly as “brilliant” and “enthralling,” Westworld debuted on HBO in October 2016, becoming HBO’s most watched freshman series ever. It has just started its ten-episode second season on April 23, 2018 after a two-year hiatus. There’s no word yet on how long before the third season makes it premiere.
WESTWORLD was created for television by Jonathan Nolan & Lisa Joy, who are executive producers with J.J. Abrams, Richard J. Lewis, Roberto Patino, Athena Wickham and Ben Stephenson. Production companies, Kilter Films and Bad Robot Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television; based on the film written by Michael Crichton.
New Westworld episodes will air Mondays at 9am with same day primetime encore at 9pm. New episodes will also be available for streaming within the same day on HBO Go, HBO’s online streaming service exclusively available to SKY subscribers.
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