HBO Max has greenlit superhero series “Doom Patrol” for a third season, with an unconfirmed number of new episodes for 2021. The live-action drama that first premiered in February 2019, originally was originally developed for and streamed on DC’s online platform, DC Universe. The second season streamed on both DC Universe and HBO Max.
“’Doom Patrol’ came to HBO Max with an already deep and passionate fan base and has risen to the top as one of the most watched Max Originals on the platform,” said Sarah Aubrey, head of original content, HBO Max. “The series sits well in our portfolio and we are glad to greenlight a third season to continue this distinctive style of storytelling that resonates so well with critics and fans alike.”
The second season of “Doom Patrol” featured the band of superheroes attempting to save the world while also dealing with feelings of betrayal, concerns about Niles’ daughter’s (Abigail Shapiro) mysterious abilities, and confronting their own personal traumas.
Doom Patrol is produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television, with Jeremy Carver, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Chris Dingess and Geoff Johns serving as executive producers. The series is based on characters created for DC by Arnold Drake, Bob Haney and Bruno Premiani.