Fargo will return to FX for a third season of murder and mystery, the network announced today.
The show’s second season follows a young State Trooper (Patrick Wilson) and his Sheriff father-in-law (Ted Danson) as they investigate a gruesome case involving a local crime family and a major mob syndicate, and a small town beautician (Kirsten Dunst) and her husband (Jesse Plemons).
“Year two of Fargo is an extraordinary achievement and, given Noah Hawley’s masterful storytelling, we can’t wait to see where the third, all-new version of Fargo takes us,” said Eric Schrier, Co-President of Original Programming for FX Networks and FX Productions, in a statement. “Our thanks to Noah, Warren, Joel & Ethan, John and our partners at MGM Television for making Fargo such a memorable and rewarding journey.”
It’s no surprise that FX bosses picked up the series for another year.The show’s current second season ranks as the most critically-acclaimed television of 2015, according to Metacritic, with a score of 96 out of 100, it also scored 100% on Rotten Tomatoes and had the highest average critics’ rating of any show on TV this year with 9.1 out of 10.
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