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Netflix Renews ’13 Reasons Why’ for Season 3

13 New Episodes of the Teen Drama Ordered

Netflix has picked up teen drama “13 Reasons Why” for a third season with an order for 13 new episodes to be available for streaming in 2019. Based on the 2007 novel of the same name by Jay Asher and adapted by Brian Yorkey for Netflix,the series revolves around a high school student, Clay Jensen (Dylan Minnette), and his friend Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford), a girl who takes her own life after suffering a series of demoralizing circumstances brought on by select individuals at her school. A box of cassette tapes recorded by Hannah before her suicide details thirteen reasons why she ended her life.

Production on the new season will resume later this year. The new season will premiere in 2019. Brian Yorkey will be returning as the series’ creator and showrunner, with Yorkey, Joy Gorman, Mandy Teefey, Kristel Laiblin, Tom McCarthy, Steve Golin and Selena Gomez returning as executive producers.

The new season of “13 Reasons Why” will be produced by Paramount Television and Anonymous Conten for Netflix.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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