A&E Network has picked up a 10-episode third season of the drama series, “Longmire” starring Robert Taylor.
In its second season, “Longmire” averaged 3.7 million total viewers with the season finale episode on August 26th, 2013 delivering a season high of 4.4 million total viewers.The show continues as A&E’s number one original drama series of all time in total viewers.
“Longmire,” a contemporary crime thriller set in Big Sky country, is based on the Walt Longmire Mystery novels by best-selling author Craig Johnson. The series stars Australian actor Robert Taylor ( The Matrix) as Walt Longmire, the charismatic, dedicated and unflappable sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyoming, along with Katee Sackhoff (“Battlestar Galactica,” Riddick), Lou Diamond Phillips (“), Bailey Chase (“Damages”), Cassidy Freeman (“Smallville”) and Adam Bartley (“Justified”).
“Longmire” is produced by The Shephard/Robin Company in association with Warner Horizon Television.GreerShephard (“The Closer,” “Nip/Tuck”), Michael M. Robin (“The Closer,” “Nip/Tuck”), Hunt Baldwin (“The Closer,” “Trust Me”) and John Coveny (“The Closer,” “Trust Me”) serve as executive producers.