ABC (AU) officially renewed Janet King for season 3 to premiere in 2017

The release date for Janet King season 3 — Pending

This article has the most up-to-date info on the status of Janet King season 3 as we continuously monitor the news to keep you in the know. ABC (AU) has officially renewed the series for another season expected to debut in 2017. To get notified of the exact premiere date – subscribe for updates below.

Series` background and info

Janet King is an Australian legal and political television drama series airing on ABC1 since February 27, 2014. It is a spinoff from the 2011 Crownies drama, and follows Senior Crown Prosecutor Janet King (Martha Dusseldorp), and other characters featured in the original series, as well as a number of new characters. Janet King is presently in its eight-episode second season, which began broadcasting on March 24, 2016 on ABC AU after a long break. The series is executive produced by Greg Haddrick, Des Monaghan, David Oglivy and Carole Sklan and produced by Screentime.

This season sees the return of Senior Prosecutor Janet King from maternity leave right into a high-profile murder case. As she undertakes the investigation, a shocking conspiracy is revealed and the whole judicial system may feel the consequences.

Viewer reception and renewal prospects

The series has a strong 7.9/10 IMDb score, with the first season averaging approximately 0.8 million viewers per episode. The second season premiered to 0.627 million viewers, which might not be a bad number considering the long hiatus between the first and the second season. The reviews are mostly positive, and the viewership numbers may very well pick up over the course of the season. Janet was one of the viewers` favorite characters in Crownies, and the well-paced, compelling series should reclaim its well-deserved place in the hearts of the viewers. Stay tuned for further developments in the fate of Janet King.

Latest news

UPDATED May 20, 2016: A third season has just been confirmed for Janet King, the Australian police and legal drama led by Marta Dusseldorp. The eight all-new episodes will be broadcast in 2017 in another thrilling season of intricate investigative work on convoluted cases. Reception of Janet King has been delightful with both viewers and critics, and the creators hope that it will remain consistent in the upcoming season. Sign up for our automatic updates, and we`ll inform you of Janet King`s third season release date when it`s confirmed by the network.

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