Kingdom: Renewed for Season 3!

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Kingdom will live to fight again.

The drama, currently airing season two on the AT&T Audience Network, has been picked up for Season 3, the network announced on Thursday evening.

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Created by Byron Balasco (who writes, executive produces and serves as showrunner), the series centers on the world of mixed martial artists.

The cast of Kingdom includes Nick Jonas, Frank Grillo, Kiele Sanchez, Matt Lauria, Jonathan Tucker, Joanna Going and Natalie Martinez.

It airs on Wednesday nights at 9/8c.

“The success of season 2 of Kingdom proves how captivating this series is and how viewers have invested and connected with the characters’ lives,” said Christopher Long, senior vice president, Original Content and Production, AT&T, adding:

“Byron Balasco has been at the helm of this gritty mixed martial arts family drama since its inception and has showcased heart wrenching topics that no other show on television has had the strength to touch.

"We couldn’t be happier to have Byron on for another season and have no doubt that he will create a compelling storyline that no one will forget.”

Balasco also chimed in on the news, saying via statement:

I’m beyond grateful to AT&T and to Endemol Shine for allowing us to continue on.

I am in awe of this incredible cast and inspired by the craft and creativity of my crew. We love making the show and feel like we’ve only scratched the surface. We’re already back to work. Scripts are being written. Blood is being shed.

Season 2 of Kingdom wraps up on August 3.

You can look for the third season to air next spring.

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