Bates Motel Cancelled Or Renewed for Season 4? Will There Be A Bates Motel Season 4? Has Bates Motel Been Renewed For 2016?
Current Status: Bates Motel Season 3 premiered March 9, 2015. A&E has yet to cancel or renew Bates Motel for Season 4. Stay tuned to this page for the very latest Bates Motel Season 4 renewal news – and be first to know when A&E cancels or renews Bates Motel for Season 4.
BATES MOTEL CANCELLED OR RENEWED?
Bates Motel Cancelled? Bates Motel Season 4? Watch this space as Bates Motel goes Psycho for Season 4 renewal. Breaking updates to follow:
March 16, 2015 – Showrunner Carlton Cuse elaborates on plans to end Bates Motel after Season 5, specifically stating that each of the final two seasons will consist of 10 episodes, per IGN:
Bates is very clearly — it’s going to be five seasons; we’re doing the third one, and there will be two more 10-episode seasons after that.
March 10, 2015 – Carlton Cuse says Bates Motel will run for a total of “five seasons,” with the ending ‘pretty clearly mapped out’. The end date is still pending sanction from A&E – who could also decide to cancel Bates after Season 3 if ratings don’t hold up.
March 10, 2015 – Bates Motel‘s third season opens to a 0.9 rating with 2.1 million viewers, nearly 30% down on the first two seasons. Could this be the season where that end date is set?
Big drop for #BatesMotelSeason: Last night's premiere averaged 2.1M/0.9 A18-49 in same-day Nielsens. S1+S2: 3M/1.3 A18-49. Nearly 30% dive
— Joe Adalian (@TVMoJoe) March 10, 2015
March 9, 2015 – Freddie Highmore hints that Bates Motel could be reaching the end point of Norman’s story, though a fourth season is expected.
October 10, 2014 – A&E locks executive producer Carlton Cuse in overall deal – Bates Motel safe?
June 6, 2014 – Bates Motel to end after Season 5?
April 7, 2014 – A&E renews Bates Motel for Season 3, with the potential for more to follow.
May 11, 2013 – Bates Motel eyes 7 seasons?
Bates Motel Season 3 Ratings
|Episode||18-49 Key Demo||US Viewers (millions)|
|3.01 “A Death in the Family”||0.9||2.14|
|3.02 “The Arcanum Club”||0.8||1.91|
|3.05 “The Deal”|
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