FX Renews ‘What We Do In The Shadows’ For Third Season

The shadows will hold even more thrills, chills and zany adventures next season on FX.

The popular comedic vampire series What We Do In The Shadows–a spinoff from the 2014 movie of the same name–has been re-upped for a third season on FX, according to Deadline.

The major reason for the renewal? People glued to their TV sets, naturally. Reports say viewership rose over the course of the second season–which will wrap up June 10–and FX jumped at the chance to continue the series.

In fact, Deadline reports, FX said the show’s second season “…which is averaging 3.2 million viewers across linear and digital platforms–including FX on Hulu–through its first six episodes, was up 25 percent on Season 1.”

The series stars Matt Berry, Kayvan Novak, Natasia Demetriou, Harvey Guillen and Mark Proksch and features four vampires who have lived  for hundreds of years in the “forgotten” borough of Staten Island in New York City.  The cast of unique characters includes Nandor the Relentless, who hails from the era of the Ottoman Empire; British vampire Lazlo; Nadja, his lover; Guillermo, Nandor’s human familiar who craves to be a vampire; and Colin, an “energy vampire” who feasts on human boredom and annoyance.

One of the highlights of the second season was the guest appearance of Star Wars legend Mark Hamill (as reported in Horror News Network), who played a vengeful vampire searching for Lazlo.  Other guest stars this season included: Benedict Wong, Haley Joel Osment, and Craig Robinson among others.

Nick Grad, president of original programming for FX Entertainment, praised the series. “Week in and week out,” he said, “the producers, writers and our amazing cast continue to make one of the funniest and best comedy series on TV.”

Keep reading Horror News Network for any updates on Season 3 of What We Do In The Shadows.

Thomas Tuna
Thomas Tuna
Thomas A. Tuna is a comic book veteran who began his writing career back in the ’70s with Charlton Comics, contributing to such horror titles as Ghost Manor, Haunted, The Many Ghosts of Dr. Graves and Ghostly Haunts. Most recently, he has served as a writer and editor (with more than a smattering of horror yarns) for such comic book websites as Hyper Epics and Red Moon Features. Some of his favorite horror flicks include Jaws, Salem’s Lot, Dracula (with Frank Langella) and Blade. His favorite horror comic books? Tomb of Dracula (by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan) and Swamp Thing (by Len Wein and Berni Wrightson).

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