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The Gilded Age Season 3 Given the Green Light

HBO has given the green light to The Gilded Age Season 3, which will continue the Original drama series from creator Julian Fellowes (Downton Abbey).

HBO’s The Gilded Age has achieved acclaim for its ensemble cast, costume design, and Emmy-winning production design. The season two finale aired on December 17, and all episodes are available to stream on Max.

The Gilded Age Season 3 Given the Green Light

HBO says that total premiere-night viewing for the second season grew for six consecutive weeks, culminating in a series high for the season 2 finale.

“We’re so proud of what Julian Fellowes and The Gilded Age family have achieved,” said Francesca Orsi, EVP, HBO Programming, Head of HBO Drama Series and Films. “From the costumes to the production design and performances, the show has captivated so many week after week. Along with our partners at Universal Television, we are thrilled to continue this grand tale for a third season.”

Erin Underhill, President of Universal Television, added: “There is much more story to tell with The Gilded Age. We’re delighted that HBO is giving fans another season of Julian Fellowes’ incredible storytelling.

“The cast and crew put so much of their heart and soul into the last two seasons, and we’re so proud that all this hard work is paying off with another season… you won’t want to miss what’s next!”

The Gilded Age Season 3 Given the Green Light

The American Gilded Age was a period of immense economic change, of great conflict between the old ways and brand-new systems, and of huge fortunes made and lost.

The Gilded Age Season 2 begins on Easter morning, 1883, with the news that Bertha Russell’s bid for a box at the Academy of Music has been rejected. Through the eight episodes of the season, we watch as Bertha challenges Mrs. Astor and the old system and works to not only gain a foothold in society but also potentially take a leading role in it.

George Russell takes on his own battle with a growing union at his steel plant in Pittsburgh. In the Brook House, Marian continues her journey to find her way in the world, secretly teaching at a girl’s school while, much to everyone’s surprise, Ada begins a new courtship. Of course, Agnes approves of none of it.

In Brooklyn, the Scott family begins to heal from a shocking discovery, and Peggy taps into her activist spirit through her work with T. Thomas Fortune at the NY Globe.

The cast includes Carrie Coon, Christine Baranski, Cynthia Nixon, Morgan Spector, Louisa Jacobson, Denée Benton, Ben Ahlers, Michael Cerveris, Kelley Curran, and Taissa Farmiga.

Also starring are Jack Gilpin, Simon Jones, Sullivan Jones, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Debra Monk, Donna Murphy, Kristine Nielsen, Kelli O’Hara, Patrick Page, Harry Richardson, Taylor Richardson, Blake Ritson, Douglas Sills, and Erin Wilhelmi.

The cast is rounded out by Nathan Lane, Audra McDonald, John Douglas Thompson, Ashlie Atkinson, Laura Benanti, Nicole Brydon Bloom, Christopher Denham, David Furr, Ward Horton, Matilda Lawler, and Robert Sean Leonard.

The Gilded Age comes from creator, writer, and executive producer Julian Fellowes. Also executive producing are Gareth Neame, David Crockett, director Michael Engler, Bob Greenblatt, writer Sonja Warfield, and Salli Richardson-Whitfield.

The Gilded Age Season 3 is a co-production between HBO and Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group.