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Season Three of Hacks Debuts on May 2

The Emmy-winning comedy series Hacks returns for its highly anticipated third season on Thursday, May 2, 2024, on Max. Max has released the official teaser for the new season.

The nine-episode season debuts with two episodes, followed by two new episodes each week, concluding with the season finale on May 30.

Season Three of Hacks Debuts on May 2

In the third season, a year after parting, Deborah Vance (Jean Smart) is riding high off the success of her standup special while Ava (Hannah Einbinder) pursues new opportunities back in Los Angeles.

Emmy, SAG Award, and Critics Choice Award winner Jean Smart and Emmy, SAG Award, and Critics Choice Award nominee Hannah Einbinder return alongside Paul W. Downs, Megan Stalter, Carl Clemons-Hopkins, Kaitlin Olson, Christopher McDonald, Mark Indelicato, Rose Abdoo, and Lorenza Izzo.

The previously announced guest stars for the third season include Helen Hunt, Christina Hendricks, Christopher Lloyd, Dan Bucatinsky, George Wallace, and Tony Goldwyn.

Hacks is created and showrun by Emmy winners Paul W. Downs, Lucia Aniello, and Jen Statsky. The studio is Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group.

The show is executive produced by Downs and Aniello via their Paulilu banner, Statsky via First Thought Productions, as well as Emmy® winners Michael Schur via Fremulon, David Miner for 3 Arts Entertainment, and Morgan Sackett.

“We congratulate Hacks’ extraordinarily gifted executive producers and cast and our partners at Universal Television,” said Sarah Aubrey, Head of Max’s Original Content, previously. “We are overjoyed at the audience and press response to the new season and glad to give viewers more of this gorgeous, hilarious, moving show.”

Erin Underhill, President of Universal Television, added: “The first two seasons of Hacks — expertly crafted by Lucia, Paul, and Jen — gave us beloved, complex characters who make us laugh and feel deeply.

“We’re thrilled that our [Max] partners have renewed this standout series for a third season, and we can’t wait to see what’s next for Deborah, Ava, and the rest of our outstanding ensemble.”