Following Cast, EPs Vow a Return to Basics in Hardy-centric Season 3

Joe who?

OK, OK — The Following isn’t completely forgetting Seasons 1 and 2 villain Joe Carroll — but the Fox thriller’s upcoming third go-around “launches a brand-new story” with Kevin Bacon’s flawed hero at its center, according to creator Kevin Williamson. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

The Following's Shawn Ashmore Talks Weston's 'Aggressive' Return and a 'Very Satisfying' Finale

Following his recent not-so-pleasant run-in with Joe Carroll’s ruthlessly loyal acolytes, Shawn Ashmore‘s Mike Weston resumes his FBI duties on The Following this Monday (Fox, 9/8c). All seems well at first, but underneath the surface bubbles a damaged, newly hardened agent, not unlike his onetime idol Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon).

Here, Ashmore chats with TVLine …READ MORE