HBO Prioritizes 'Westworld' Over 'True Detective'? 'True Detective' Season 3 And 'Westworld' Season 2 To Air In 2018?
There is lack of updates on HBO's hit original series, "True Detective." Fans have since been concerned about the true status of the show as it seems that the network is putting all its focus on another series original, "Westworld." As HBO executives recently spoke about "Westworld" season 2 premiering in 2018, fans might still wait for a later date before they see "True Detective" season 3.
HBO has been successful in creating original series like "True Detective," "Game of Thrones" and the recently concluded "Westworld." The last started off decently with 3.3 million viewers on its first episode. Initially, observers were criticizing the show which was revealed to have used the same budget as "Game of Thrones" yet attracted only a fair number of viewers. Yet as it went on with its next episodes, "Westworld" managed to gather 12 million accumulative viewers per episode. Reports are then claiming that "Westworld" is HBO's new flagship show since "Game of Thrones" is already about to end.
The latest original series of HBO overtook the record of "True Detective" of being the most viewed freshman season which jotted down 11.9 million viewers per episode back in 2014. Following this, fans are speculating that the delay of "True Detective" season 3 production could possibly be blamed on HBO's decision of prioritizing "Westworld."
"Westworld" was already announced for its second season but HBO head Casey Bloys recently mentioned that the western drama will not be back until 2018. Fans of "True Detective" then feel disappointed as the crime drama is once again pushed back to a later date which enthusiasts are already expecting to return in 2017.
Fans might still want to be hopeful though as HBO has not yet talked about possible cancelation of one of its most successful original series. The executives themselves are also expecting for positive updates from the show's new creative team as Nic Pizzolatto is currently busy with another project.
‘True Detective’ Season 3: HBO Yet To Find New Writer For The Series; Colin Farrell Praises Season 2 Despite Low Ratings
HBO has not yet made an official announcement about "True Detective season 3, although it has already expressed its intention of renewing the series. Meanwhile, actor Colin Farrell has talked about "True Detective" season 2 in an interview, saying that he had a great time doing his role even if the installment's reception was only "lukewarm."
'True Detective' Season 3 Cast Rumors: Matthew McConaughey And Robert Downey Jr. In Talks To Save Show's Ratings?
Latest rumors about "True Detective" season 3 have it that ex-lead star Matthew McConaughey and actor Robert Downey Jr are teaming up to save the series' ratings. HBO is keeping mum about the rumor though, but fans are already expecting the actors to appear on the third season of the hit crime drama.
'True Detective' Season 3 News & Updates: HBO Chief Casey Bloys Talks Series Production’s Status; 2017 Release Date Not Possible?
Updates for "True Detective" season 3 are hard to come by lately. While HBO chief Casey Bloys already confirmed a future renewal of the series, latest reports say its production has not yet started.
'Game Of Thrones' Season 7 Spoilers: Sansa Stark Shows She Can Rule Westeros And Be Better At It
Sansa Stark might just be the most qualified person to rule Westeros. Actress Sophie Turner even confirms that Sansa is bound to grow.
HBO Takes 'Game Of Thrones' And 'Westworld' To SDCC 2017, Panel Details Released
HBO is bringing the cast and crew of "Game of Thrones" and "Westworld" to this year's Comic-Con in San Diego.
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