A&E Network has announced back-to-back premiere dates for returning series Bates Motel and new original drama The Returned. Season 3 of Bates Motel will debut March 9 at 9 PM followed by the series premiere of The Returned at 10 PM.
The third season of Bates Motel will focus on the evolution of the Bates family and dives head first into Norman’s (Freddie Highmore) waning ability to stay in denial about what’s happening to him and the lengths he will go to gain control of his fragile psyche.
The Returned, from executive producers Carlton Cuse and Raelle Tucker, focuses on a small town that is turned upside down when several local people, who have been long presumed dead suddenly reappear, bringing with them both positive and detrimental consequences. It’s based on the French suspense series adapted by Fabrice Gobert and inspired by the feature film, Les Revenants, directed by Robin Campillo. Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Mark Pellegrino star.