FX orders third season of ‘Atlanta’

by Jeff Boman, June 8th, 2018

FX confirmed what everyone expected on Thursday by announcing plans for a 3rd season of it’s hit series, ‘Atlanta’

Lakeith Stanfield, Donald Glover, Brian Tyree HenryThe Donald Glover dramedy set in the Georgia city of the same name, is a hit, with two Golden Globe wins, two Emmys wins, a Peabody Award and a steady stream of fans.

In announcing the renewal FX Networks and FX Productions programming president Nick Grad stated, “Atlanta is phenomenal, achieving and exceeding what few television series have done.”

“With Atlanta Robbin’ Season, Donald and his collaborators elevated the series to even greater heights, building on the enormous success of their award-winning first season. We’re grateful to the producers and our extraordinary cast and crew for achieving this level of excellence, and we share the excitement with our audience about the third season knowing they will continue to take us to unexpected and thrilling places.”

Glover created the series and executive produces with Dianne McGunigle, Stephen Glover, showrunner Paul Simms and Hiro Murai and is backed by a strong cast including Brian Tyree Henry, Lakeith Stanfield and Zazie Beetz.

FX also renewed other popular shows, ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’, ‘Baskets’, ‘Archer’, ‘Better Things’, and ‘You’re the Worst’.

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