USA Network today announced it has given the green light to The Sinner Season 4. Bill Pullman will return to reprise his role as Detective Harry Ambrose in the acclaimed Golden Globe-nominated limited series.
At the helm, Derek Simonds will return as showrunner and executive producer, alongside executive producers Jessica Biel, Michelle Purple and Charlie Gogolak. From UCP, The Sinner Season 4 is slated to premiere in 2021.
“The Sinner has struck a chord with audiences with its signature ‘whydunnit’ style,” said Chris McCumber, President, USA Network & SYFY.
“In Season 4, we’re excited to dig even deeper into the psyche of Bill Pullman’s beloved Detective Ambrose character, while introducing our audience to a compelling, completely new mystery.”
The Sinner‘s debut season was the year’s #1 new cable series of 2017, and garnered multiple award nominations including an Emmy nomination (for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for Jessica Biel), two Golden Globe nominations (for Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television and Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for Jessica Biel), and two Critics’ Choice Award nominations (for Best Actor in a Movie Made for TV or Limited Series, and Best Actress in a Movie Made for TV or Limited Series).
The Sinner‘s second season garnered a SAG nomination (for Male Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie for Bill Pullman) and a Critics’ Choice Award nomination (for Best Actress in a Movie/Miniseries for Carrie Coon).
The Sinner‘s third season, starring Matt Bomer, ranks as USA’s #1 original series YTD in key demos and is the year’s USA’s #1 original series across all platforms among total viewers (3.032MM P2+).
Universal Content Productions (UCP), a division of Universal Studio Group is responsible for critically-acclaimed series Battlestar Galactica, Mr. Robot, The Act, Monk, Homecoming, The Sinner, Suits, Dirty John, Umbrella Academy, Psych and more.
UCP also creates premium unscripted docuseries such as the upcoming Wilderness of Error, while the studio’s podcast platform, UCP Audio, produces original scripted and unscripted podcasts such as The Lost Kids.