Bates Motel: Renewed for Season 3!

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Bates Motel won't be shutting its doors any time soon.

A&E announced today that the critically-acclaimed drama has been renewed for a third season.

Distracting Norman

Said David McKillop, Executive Vice President and General Manager, A&E Network, via statement in announcing the news:

"The incredible writing team and talented ‘Bates Motel’ cast has made this series one of the most compelling original dramas on television. The brilliant twists and turns of the past two seasons keep its loyal fan base coming back for more. We are so proud of the show."

Bates Motel Season 2 kicked off on March 3rd with 4.6 million total viewers, delivering 2.6 million among adults 18-49 and 2.2 million adults 25-54.

The series airs on Mondays at 10 p.m. EST. It's very good.

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Bates Motel Quotes

Oh and by the way? My mother died. Here's your lunch.


Dylan: Norman's 18. He should not be sleeping in the same bed as his mom.
Norma: You're overreacting. He just fell asleep. It's not a big deal.