Huffpost TV

'The Killing': Season 3 Writing Starts After AMC Cancellation

Posted: Updated:
THE KILLING SEASON 3
Will "The Killing" be back for Season 3? | AMC

"The Killing" might get a Season 3. About five months after AMC canceled the low-rated drama, "The Killing" may be revived, according to Variety.

In early November reports surfaced that AMC and Netflix could continue the drama starring Mireille Enos, now Variety reports Veena Sud and executive producers Dawn Prestwich and Nicole Yorkin are back to work on a third season of the drama. The new season will likely premiere in May. Variety reports the Netflix negotiations have not been finalized.

No cast is confirmed, according to Variety.

"The Killing" premiered on AMC in April 2011 with strong ratings -- 2.7 million viewers tuned in to see the start of the "Who killed Rosie Larsen?" mystery. However, the numbers began to slip and after the Season 1 finale failed to answer that question, viewers fled the series in Season 2. The second season kicked off with 1.8 million viewers and the finale dropped to 1.5 million.

AMC recently renewed "Hell On Wheels" for a third season, but then announced its pickup was on hold after showrunner John Shiban left the series while the network searches for a replacement.

Request for comment from AMC was not immediately returned.

Also on HuffPost:

Close
Familiar Faces On "Mad Men"
of
Share
Tweet
Advertisement
Share this
close
Current Slide

Suggest a correction

Around the Web

The Killing – AMC

The Killing (U.S. TV series) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Killing (TV Series 2011– ) - IMDb

'The Killing' cancelled by AMC | Inside TV | EW.com

'The Killing' Season 3 May Be On Another Network

'The Killing' Near Deal To Return Via AMC And Netflix

The Killing - TV.com

Writers back at work on AMC's 'The Killing'