Colony Returns For Season 3 On USA Network In May
You have been waiting for the next season of this dystopian drama so long. Finally, USA Network announced that Colony had been renewed for another round. On March 21, 2018, the cable network confirmed that Colony would return for Season 3 on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. However, the timeslot is yet to be announced. The exact date appeared on the show's official account on Twitter as well as in the USA Network's official blog. The decision on renewal was entirely expectable even given the over 30% drop in the viewing audience during the second season premiere.
Indeed, Colony has lost a vast amount of the viewers. The 2nd installment premiered to 0.926 million viewers with a 0.29 demographic rating among adults 18-49. The Pilot has garnered 1.36 million viewers, while the first season finale has drawn 1.19 million. It seems that the more valuable indicator for USA Network was the response from critics and viewers, which was quite impressive, generally speaking. On Rotten Tomatoes, the 2nd installment of Colony holds a score of 8.88/10 and a 100% approval rating among critics, while the viewers have evaluated the season at 4.2/5/84%. On Metacritic, Colony Season 2 has a score of 7.7/10 among the target audience. An overall rating of Colony on IMDb also remains high, 7.3/10 ~ 18,000 votes.
What's The Show Colony About?
If you have not watched this sci-fi drama series on USA Network yet, we suggest you read a brief overview of Colony below. Otherwise, you may scroll down to get acquainted with the official synopsis for Season 3 below.
Set in the foreseeable future, in Los Angeles, Colony focuses on one family, which is torn apart because of the alien invaders. As a result of the extraterrestrial expansion, the society is split into two camps. Some residents opted to collaborate with the invaders, while the rest went underground to create the resistance. Of course, the rebels feel pressure from aliens and those who joined their rows. The show's protagonist Will Bowman and his wife, Katie, faced a challenge when their son, Bram, has been separated from them during the invasion. Each of them has a chance to return their son home. However, both use various approaches to solve the issue. So, Will opted to join the invading faction in order to rescue his son. Meanwhile, Katie doesn't want to accept Will's decision. As a result, she found her own way to retrieve her son back by joining the rebels.
Season 3 Official Synopsis
Season 3 picks up six months after the Bowmans' escape from the LA block. At the same time, both Will and Katie are fighting to restore their family, being beyond the walls. In this season, they will finally manage to shed light on the shocking truth hidden behind Earth's mysterious invaders. However, this truth won't put an end to their collision. They will have to choose sides, one more time.
Season 3 Release Date
As mentioned above, USA Network has finally revealed the exact release date for the upcoming season of Colony. According to the official announcement, Colony Season 3 will premiere Wednesday, May 2, 2018. The specific timeslot will be announced later.