USA Network has announced a third season pickup of “Mr. Robot,” with an unconfirmed number of new episodes slated for 2017. From Universal Cable Productions and debuting on June 24, 2015, the current second season was recently nominated for six Primetime Emmys in addition to being named Outstanding New Program by the Television Critics Association. In addition to new episodes every Wednesday on USA Network, “Mr. Robot” is also available on USANetwork.com and Amazon Prime.
“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,” said Chris McCumber, President, Entertainment Networks for NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment. “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, “The Pacific”), a cyber-security engineer who becomes involved in the underground hacker group fsociety, after being recruited by their leader (Christian Slater, “Nymphomaniac”). Following the events of fsociety’s five/nine hack on multi-national company Evil Corp, the second season explores the consequences of that attack as well as the illusion of control. The series stars Golden Globe, Emmy and SAG® Award Nominee Malek, Golden Globe® Award Winner Slater, Portia Doubleday (“Her”), Carly Chaikin (“Suburgatory”), Martin Wallström (“Simple Simon”), Grace Gummer (“The Newsroom”), Michael Cristofer (“RayDonovan”) and Stephanie Corneliussen (“Legends of Tomorrow”).