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‘Preacher’ Renewed for Season 3 at AMC

Preacher” has been renewed for a third season at AMC.

Series co-creator Seth Rogen tweeted the news on Thursday. The new season will air in 2018. The series follows West Texas preacher Jesse Custer (Dominic Cooper), his badass ex-girlfriend Tulip (Ruth Negga), and an Irish vampire named Cassidy (Joseph Gilgun) as they embark on a road trip to find God and are thrust into a twisted battle spanning Heaven, Hell and everywhere in between. Season 2 also starred Ian Coletti, Graham McTavish, Noah Taylor, Pip Torrens, Julie Ann Emery, Malcolm Barrett, Justin Prentice, and Ronald Guttman

The Sony Pictures Television and AMC Studios co-production was developed for television by Rogen, Evan Goldberg and showrunner Sam Catlin. The series is executive produced by Catlin, as well as Rogen, Goldberg and James Weaver for Point Grey Pictures, Neal H. Moritz and Ori Marmur for Original Film and Vivian Cannon, Jason Netter and Ken F. Levin. It is based on the graphic novel series of the same name created by writer Garth Ennis and artist Steve Dillon.

Season 2 of the show averaged a 0.4 rating in adults 18-49 and 1.2 million viewers per episode in Nielsen’s Live+Same Day ratings. It has shown solid lift in Live+7, however, with the season finale alone growing by 133 percent in the demo and 99 percent in total viewers compared to its same day totals.

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