Fans of Mr. Robot will be thrilled with this news! As they come to the midpoint of their 12 episode second season, USA Network has announced on Tuesday that they are renewing Mr. Robot for a third season.
The news comes of the psychological thriller as they collected the Television Association Award for Outstanding New Program and picking up six Primetime Emmy awards for Best Drama and Lead Actor. Not to mention picking up two Golden Globes, three Critics' Choice Awards, a Writers Guild Award and a Peabody.
As for ratings, the show has under performed in it's second season with junst under a million a weekly viewers and a 0.3 demo rating in Live+Same Day numbers, which is down 40 percent from it's first season run.
"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," NBCUniversal Cable entertainment president Chris McCumber said in a statement. "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 (series creator) Sam Esmail and the entire brilliant Robot team take us next."
You can catch Mr. Robot as Season 2 continues Wednesdays at 10/9c on USA Network.