bates motel season 3 renewed 'Bates Motel' renewed for Season 3 on A&EGet ready for more totally not creepy adventures of Norman and Norma Bates — A&E has just renewed its “Psycho” sort-of prequel “Bates Motel” for a 10-episode Season 3, scheduled to start filming in fall 2014.

Says A&E general manager David McKillop in a press release, “The incredible writing team and talented ‘Bates Motel’ cast has made this series one of the most compelling original dramas on television. The brilliant twists and turns of the past two seasons keep its loyal fan base coming back for more. We are so proud of the show.”

The network has not announced an airdate for Season 3. Season 2, starring Freddie Highmore and Vera Farmiga, airs Mondays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on A&E.

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