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USA Drama ‘Shooter’ to Return for Season 3

Production Will Begin in january

“Shooter” has been renewed for a third season by USA, with an unconfirmed number of new episodes for 2018. Debuting on Nov. 15, 2016, “Shooter” stars Ryan Phillippe as Bob Lee Swagger, a highly decorated veteran who is coaxed back into action to prevent a plot to kill the President. When Swagger’s former commanding officer Isaac Johnson (Omar Epps, “House”) solicits his expertise in a clandestine operation, Swagger discovers that he is has been framed and must do everything in his power to protect his family and clear his name.

The upcoming third season will be based loosely on “Black Light,” the second book in the Bob Lee Swagger series by Stephen Hunter. As Bob Lee struggles to put an end to the events of Season 2, a nemesis reveals mysterious details surrounding his father Earl’s death, leading Bob Lee towards a startling conspiracy that hits close to home.

Production on the upcoming season will begin this January in Los Angeles.

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 ( 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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  1. No ratings + Bonnie Hammer = one more flop renewed on USA…

    Remember when USA dominated the scripted cable ratings before Bonnie took over?