Having aired the final episode of the acclaimed and well-received second season on June 2, the Emmy-winning comedy, Hacks, has been officially renewed for a third season by HBO Max.
Sarah Aubrey, in charge of the streamer’s original productions department, comments on the renewal (via THR):
“We congratulate the extraordinarily talented cast and executive producers of Hacks, and our partners at Universal Television. We are thrilled with the audience and press response to the new season, and excited to bring viewers more of this wonderful, hilarious and heartwarming show.”
The series starring Jean Smart y Hannah Einbinderreceived the Emmy in 2021 for Outstanding Directing, Outstanding Writing, and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, for Smart’s performance as Deborah Vance, a legendary Las Vegas comedian, who in search of a career rebirth, He teams up with Ava (Eibinder), an unlikely 25-year-old outcast writer, also looking to reinvent herself.
Currently, the series is working on the promotion of the EMMY FYC (For Your Consideration) campaign in view of the nominations for the award, which will be announced on Tuesday, July 12, 2022.
Hacks is co-created by Lucia Aniello, Paul W. Downs, and Jen Statsky. Universal Television produces, while Mike Schur and 3 Arts are executive producers.
The cast is completed Christopher McDonald, Kaitlin Olson, Popyy Liu, Rose Abdoo, Mark Indelicato, Meg Stalter, y Lorenza Izzo. Guest stars for the second season include Laurie Metcalf, Ming-Na Wen, y Margaret Cho.
Erin Underhill, President of Universal TV, had this to say about Hacks and next season:
“The first two seasons of Hacks, created by experts Lucia, Paul and Jen, gave us beloved and complex characters who make us laugh and feel deeply. We’re thrilled that our partners at HBO Max have renewed this outstanding series for a third season, and we can’t wait to see what’s next for Deborah, Ava and the rest of our outstanding cast.”
The entire two seasons of Hacksyou find them available on HBO Max.