It's Official: Longmire Renewed for Season 3

Longmire Renewed Season 3Some three months after exec producer John Coveny said on Twitter that Longmire would be back for Season 3, A&E has officially renewed the Robert Taylor-fronted drama for another 10-episode run.

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Longmire has become one of the most compelling dramas on television with a devoted audience and we are so proud of the show,” A&E GM David McKillop said in announcing the pick-up. “We are thrilled to continue our wonderful partnership with Warner Horizon Television, the production team, and the talented cast and crew led by the exceptional Robert Taylor.”

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Having averaged 3.7 million total viewers during Season 2 (climaxing with a season high of 4.4 mil in its August finale), Longmire stands as A&E’s most-watched original drama series of all time.

Longmire Season 3 should premiere sometime in summer 2014.