A&E Announces ‘Bates Motel’ Season Three Premiere Date

A&E has announced the date of the third season premiere of it’s popular thriller series Bates Motel, along with some details about what’s to come, and it sounds like fans will be in for a crazy, good time.

Norman, Norma, Dylan and all of White Pine Bay’s eccentric residents will make their return on March 9th and this season will be kicking up the mother/son drama factor.

You can read a description of what’s going down in the third season of the series, as told by the network, below:

After a blissful summer of closeness with his mother, living within the safe confines of home and the Bates Motel, Norman’s fears about what really happened with Blaire Watson resurface and Norma questions what really happened. Forced to look at the truths about Norman for the first time, their deeply intricate relationship continues to evolve. Norma finds herself turning to the other man in her life, Norman’s half-brother, Dylan (Max Thieriot) and begins to rely on him in ways that she never expected. This relationship inevitably triggers jealousy in Norman and a new kind of love triangle between Norma and her two sons erupts. Estranged brother and uncle, Caleb (Kenny Johnson) returns to haunt the family throughout the season challenging the family bond even further. Pressures of the outside world take a hold of the family when newcomers Kevin Rahm (“Mad Men,” “Desperate Housewives”), Tracy Spiradakos (“Revolution”) and Ryan Hurst (“Sons of Anarchy”) arrive at White Pine Bay. After a summer of living at the Bates Motel, Sheriff Romero (Nestor Carbonell) and Norma have grown closer but there will always have that troubling question mark surrounding Norman. Something doesn’t feel right, but spite of his instincts, Romero finds himself continually drawn back to the Bates family — and to Norma. Emma (Olivia Cooke) also determined to find out what is happening to Norman becomes more emboldened, fearless, goes after the things she wants. Familiar face, Bradley (Nicola Peltz) returns to surprise the family and digs up old memories.

Leave your season 3 predictions in the comments and be sure to tune in to A&E for the Bates Motel season premiere on Monday, March 9 at 9PM ET/PT.

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