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FX renews Legion for a third mind-blowing season

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FX has ordered a third season of its psychedelic brain-tickler of a superhero drama Legion, the network announced in a press release this afternoon. The renewal comes with praise for series creator Noah Hawley, with FX programming co-president Eric Schrier saying in a statement, “we are incredibly proud of Noah Hawley’s achievement and are honored to continue the series as it pushes the boundaries of conventional television storytelling.”

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Legion’s second season premiered on FX at the beginning of April, and a new episode is set to air this coming Tuesday, June, 5, at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Although the second season has had some minor missteps, overall we’re big fans of the show here at The A.V. Club; in her season two review, our own Danette Chavez called it “one of the most visually arresting and thematically complex [TV] shows in recent years.”

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