HBO Picked Up Barry For Season 3
Barry is not a kind of show, which might boast with TV ratings, yet HBO opted to renew the series for Season 3. The decision on renewal has been announced on April 10, 2019 by Amy Gravitt, executive vice president, HBO Programming, shortly after the 2nd season premiere. No release date has been set as of yet. But it's clear that Barry won't return for Season 3 earlier than in 2020. It's worth noting that Barry received three Emmys® for its 1st season, therefore, it seems that HBO is now serious about this comedy series.
The show must go on because it has literally been renewed.#Barry is coming back for season 3! pic.twitter.com/RGfgBVFMiy— HBO (@HBO) April 10, 2019
As mentioned above, Barry is not such a show which has millions of viewers like GOT, for instance, though the dark comedy possesses its target audience, which seem to be stable. Barry Season 2 premiere has garnered 0.532 million viewers with a 0.16 key demo among adults (18-49), the viewership, which is only a 5.67% less versus the 1st season premiere.
Yet the secret of success is hidden behind the reception, which Barry has received from critics and viewers. On Rotten Tomatoes, Barry Season 2 holds a score of 8.6/10 and a 96% approval rating among critics, whereas the viewers have evaluated the 2nd round of the comedy series at 4.1/5 with a 80% approval rating. At Metacritic, the statistics also look pretty high, 87/100 and 7.6/10, among critic/viewers, respectively.
Barry Season 3 Release Date
As mentioned above, HBO has yet to announce a specific release date for the upcoming season. However, we don't think that the network is about to change something in its programming slate. Most likely, Barry Season 3 is set to premiere on March 2020 since both previous seasons kicked off exactly the same month.
However, this is nothing but our forecast. Of course, we are looking forward to the official announcement from HBO. As soon as the broadcaster announces the exact date, we will update this page. Stay tuned for updates.
The story focuses on Barry Berkman, a former marine, who is currently working as a low-rent hitman in the Midwest. Barry is entirely disappointed with his life and is seeking a way out of his dangerous business. But his appointment in LA changes everything in Barry's entire life. His mission is to kill an actor who is bedding with a mobster's wife.
However, while tracking down a target, Barry stumbles upon an acting class. Barry shortly realizes his real intention. He was born to be an actor. Besides, he encounters Sally, who becomes the object of his affection. But how to break up with his past? It isn't simple to quit a killer career. Well, Barry would have to decide who he really is, a hitman or an actor?