‘Power’ Lands Third Season Renewal From Starz

Power Starz Renewed
Courtesy of Starz

Starz has ordered a third season of drama “Power,” on the heels of the show’s record-setting season-two premiere on Saturday.

The June 6 premiere set a new Starz benchmark as the most-watched episode of an original series in the pay cabler’s history. In live ratings the episode brought in 1.43 million viewers, a tally that rose to 3.62 million in the live-plus-same-day ratings.

Starz has ordered 10 episodes for season three.

The CBS Television Studios drama stars Omari Hardwick as a drug lord who lives a double life as a chic nightclub owner. Courtney Kemp Agboh is exec producer and showrunner along with Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Mark Canton, Randall Emmett and Gary Lennon.

“I am thrilled to learn that season three of ‘Power’ has been officially ordered by Starz. It is an honor to work with Chris Albrecht, Carmi Zlotnik, Ken Segna and the whole Starz team. Their support has been steadfast from the beginning, and I look forward to a bright future together,” Agboh said.

“’Power’ is a project I have been passionate about since day one,” added exec producer and co-star Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. “I am glad the audience loves the show as much as we do, and we are just getting started.”

“Power” has blossomed as a key building block for Starz as the cabler ramps it up its original series offerings.

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  1. Mudiwa Kumanyika says:

    Can’t wait for series 3 of POWER !!!! For 2016! Fantabulous writing and acting.
    BEST ON CABLE- please hurry! We’re waiting with bated breath!!!!!!!!!!!!’n

  2. James St. P says:

    For Power to break Starz original series viewership record wasn’t by chance. 50 cent and his team nailed it hands down. I can see season 3 spinning into a myriad directions and the anticipation is overwhelming. According to http://j.mp/power-tv, the show defined the Summer holidays.

  3. Diane says:

    I wish it was a two hour finale. It’s been a long time since I’ve enjoyed a series this much… I love it!!!!!

  4. Can’t wait for Season 3 of this dynamic series. I think the producers and Starz execs need to promote this show big time. It’s certainly deserving of more press coverage and some awards as well. Good job.

  5. Power is so good im up Saturday morning with my breakfast watching it on On Denand(starz)and Saturday at night regular time. When you think you can predict the unpredictable happens. Love it thank you and ride it all the way until the Ghost is reveiled.

  6. Mzeke says:

    #Power#Starz power#
    Yeah all ya’ Guyz are killinit…i love it I love I love it.
    KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK GUYZ
    THANK YOU!

  7. Owura Akwasi says:

    Power # l love my boss fif # :-) I pray he make it to end # The Unit is back / ! ™ G g g g Unit

  8. Dee says:

    Yes… they need too if they know what’s good for them. This show is HOT!!!!

  9. SheMoJack says:

    #YesYesYES #iStayReady4PowerTv
    #POWER #PowerStarz #StarzPower
    #iAmHappyHappyHappy

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