Viewers who can’t get enough of breakout hit dramedy, ‘Atlanta’ (starring Emmy-winner Donald Glover), will be pleased to learn FX has ordered a third season of the hilarious series.
“Atlanta is phenomenal, achieving and exceeding what few television series have done,” said FX Networks and FX Productions programming president Nick Grad, who made the announcement alongside counterpart Eric Schrier.
“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.”
Set for a 2019 return, the series (which “follows two cousins working through the Atlanta music scene in a bid to better their lives and that of their families”), saw its season 2 finale air to 553,000 viewers. Overall a consistent ratings draw for its parent network, FX, the show is produced by FX Productions and is executive produced by its star Donald Glover and showrunner Paul Simms.