A little more than halfway through the second run of FX’s limited series Fargo, the cable net has ordered a third season. Season 1 of the drama from creator Noah Hawley based on the Coen brothers’ 1996 movie won three Emmy Awards including Outstanding Miniseries, and the current sophomore season has been widely praised by critics. No cast or premiere date for Season 3 was announced, but executive producers Hawley, Warren Littlefield, Joel & Ethan Coen, and John Cameron will return.
FX president John Landgraf has been public about his views that there is too much TV out there, but those opinions thankfully haven’t caused him to scale back on the quality programming his network puts out. The most recent evidence of this is the network’s decision to bring Fargo back for another round, and audiences can start anticipating a presumably dark and oddly hilarious Season 3 next year.
Though it was hard to tell what to expect from Fargo’s small screen debut when it was first announced, creator Noah Hawley’s approach to the material was about as engrossing and perfect as possible. Season 1 was critically acclaimed as all hell, and earned a ton of award nominations, but Season 2 has really upped the ante, and is currently one of the most lauded shows of the 2015 season, at least according to every website that matters. There’s just something about super-violent crimes and northern accents that people love to get into. READ MORE