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Longmire: Season Three Starts June 2nd

Longmire season threeA&E has announced that the third season of Longmire will kick off on Monday, June 2nd, at 10pm. The cable channel ordered 10 episodes this time, down from a baker’s dozen in season two.

Here are the details:

A&E KICKS OFF SUMMER WITH THE RETURN OF HIT DRAMA SERIES “LONGMIRE”

THIRD SEASON OF GRIPPING CONTEMPORARY CRIME THRILLER FROM WARNER HORIZON TELEVISION PREMIERES MONDAY, JUNE 2 AT 10 PM ET/PT

New York, NY – April 24, 2014 – A&E Network’s critically acclaimed hit series “Longmire” returns for a third season on Monday, June 2 at 10 PM ET/PT. The series stars Australian actor Robert Taylor as Walt Longmire, the charismatic, dedicated and unflappable sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyoming, along with Katee Sackhoff, Lou Diamond Phillips, Bailey Chase, Cassidy Freeman and Adam Bartley.

“Longmire” continues as the network’s #1 original drama series of all time in total viewers with season two averaging 6 million, a record for any A&E drama season delivery (based on Live+7 viewing).

In season three of “Longmire,” Walt finds himself reeling from a series of devastating traumas. His best friend, Henry Standing Bear (Phillips), is going to prison on murder charges. Deputy Branch Connally (Chase) has been shot by a mysterious “white warrior,” and Vic Moretti (Sackhoff) is unsure if she has shaken a stalker from her past. Walt is forced to shoulder all of these burdens and try to find a way to set the world right again, but one person knows he can’t do this alone – his daughter, Cady (Freeman). She will fight in court to try and clear Henry’s name while Walt continues to unravel the dark, mysterious secrets of Absaroka County. The deeper Walt digs into all these mysteries, the closer he’ll get to uncovering the real bloody hand behind his wife’s murder.

In the season three premiere, Walt deals with the aftermath of Henry’s arrest and Branch’s shooting.The search for the shooter, however, is complicated by Branch’s insistence that it was someone known to be already dead.

“Longmire,” based on the Walt Longmire Mystery novels by best-selling author Craig Johnson, is produced by The Shephard/Robin Company in association with Warner Horizon Television.Greer Shephard (“The Closer,” “Nip/Tuck”), Michael M. Robin (“The Closer,” “Nip/Tuck”), Hunt Baldwin (“The Closer,” “Trust Me”) and John Coveny (“The Closer,” “Trust Me”) serve as executive producers.

About A&E Network

Now reaching 100 million homes, A&E(R) is home to 100% original content that inspires and challenges audiences to BE ORIGINAL. A&E offers a diverse mix of high-quality, uniquely immersive entertainment ranging from the network’s original scripted series, including Bates Motel and Longmire(TM), to signature nonfiction franchises including Duck Dynasty(R), Beyond Scared Straight and Storage Wars(R). The A&E website is aetv.com. Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/aetv and Facebook at facebook.com/AETV.

What do you think? Do you plan on watching Longmire this summer?

 

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Jane Starliper September 5, 2014 at 9:43 am

We are crushed, both my husband and I are long-time fans of the show!!!!!!

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Annette August 30, 2014 at 5:28 pm

Of all the junk aired by A&E, the really well-written and well-acted series Longmire gets the can? This was one series I would watch every installment. I don’t understand…

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Judy R U September 2, 2014 at 6:41 pm

Agree sista!

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Marjorie August 25, 2014 at 7:44 pm

Really wish there were more episodes in a season. 10 is painful. 20 to 22 should be a season of a TV series. Find more and more, less episodes and more commercials. Just when the story is getting good, it ends for another year. I am so tired of reality shows, that there isn’t much to watch on TV anymore, so really enjoy a good drama like Longmire with a terrific storyline and great acting. There are so few good shows anymore, we are usually watching DVD series of 70’s shows, Rockford Files, Simon and Simon etc.

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