HBO Max renews comedy series ‘Hacks’ for season 3

‘Hacks’ is an Emmy award-winning comedy series that has been renewed for a third season by the streaming platform.

‘Hacks’ explores the evolving dark mentorship between legendary Las Vegas comedian Deborah Vance (Jean Smart) and her young, entitled writer Ava (Hannah Einbinder).

The series was released in May of 2021 and received many accolades followed by an even more successful second season that premiered on May 12, 2022.

The cast of ‘Hacks’ also includes Carl Clemons-Hopkins, Jane Adams, Christopher McDonald, Kaitlin Olson, Paul W. Downs, Poppy Liu,  Laurie Metcalf, Martha Kelly, Ming-Na Wen and Susie Essman.

Sarah Aubrey, Head of Original Content for HBO Max, stated on the renewal: “We congratulate HACKS’ extraordinarily gifted executive producers and cast, and our partners at Universal Television. We are overjoyed at the audience and press response to the new season, and glad to give viewers more of this gorgeous, hilarious, moving show.”

‘Hacks’ is created and showrun by Paul W. Downs, Lucia Aniello and Jen Statsky. t is executive produced by Downs and Aniello via their Paulilu banner, Statsky via First Thought Productions, as well as Michael Schur via Fremulon, David Miner for 3 Arts Entertainment and Morgan Sackett. The studio is Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group.


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