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Hell on Wheels season 3 confirmed by AMC

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Written by : published Monday 24th December 2012

AMC have confirmed that Hell on Wheels will return for a 3rd season in 2013.

Hell on Wheels season 2 finished its 10 episode run on AMC this Autumn. With episode 10 Blood Moon Rising airing on October 7th at 9/8c. The 2nd season had an average of 2.4 million viewers, which increased to 3.2 million when including the Live plus 7.

As with season 2, season 3 will be a 10 episode affair each being 1 hour long. The season is expected to air in late Summer 2013.

Hell on Wheels centres on a town of the same name which travels with the construction of the first transcontinental railway. Looking at the greed and rampant corruption of the railway.

Hell on Wheels season 3

“As we gear up for season three of ‘Hell on Wheels’ we are pleased to have such an accomplished show runner as John Wirth join our team,” said Susie Fitzgerald, AMC’s SVP of scripted development and current programming. “With the help of our partners at Entertainment One, Endemol and Nomadic, we look forward to a new season of the poetic and pulpy adventures of Cullen Bohannan and the other characters as they build the railroad across the US.”

“We’re delighted to continue our relationship with AMC, Endemol and Nomadic Pictures,” said Michael Rosenberg, Executive VP, US Scripted Television, Entertainment One Television. “John Wirth is an incredible talent who will drive our roaring series and build on the strength and success of the ‘Hell on Wheels’ brand.”

“We look forward to unveiling the next riveting chapter in the complex lives of the denizens of ‘Hell on Wheels,’” said Jeremy Gold, Head of Creative Affairs, Endemol Studios and executive producer, “Hell on Wheels.” “We are delighted that John Wirth will be joining us on this remarkable journey. John is a proven showrunner with a terrific voice and a deep passion for our show,” Gold concluded.

In the UK season 2 of Hell on Wheels is due to begin airing on TCM (Turner Classic Movies)on Sunday January 6th at 9pm with a double-bill. Will you be watching Hell on Wheels season 2 on TCM?

Why not check out the Hell on Wheels season 2 teaser below. Will you be watching Hell on Wheels? Let me know what you think below in the comments or on twitter @thetvking

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