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Horror, Mystery, Thriller

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Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot, Nicola Peltz, Olivia Cooke, Nestor Carbonell, Mike Vogel, Keegan Connor Tracy

A and E Renews 'Bates Motel' for Season 3

April 08, 2014 08:04:40

and are staying in "" for another year. A&E has renewed its sophomore thriller series for a third season, which is expected to air sometime in 2015.

"The incredible writing team and talented 'Bates Motel' cast has made this series one of the most compelling original dramas on television," says A&E EVP and general manager David McKillop. "The brilliant twists and turns of the past two seasons keep its loyal fan base coming back for more. We are so proud of the show."

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'Bates Motel' Season 2 and New Series 'Those Who Kill' Unleash Eerie Promos

December 07, 2013 12:12:50

"" won't return until 2014, but A&E tries to tide fans over the series' return with two new promos. In one of the clips, Norma Bates () changes her son Norman's sheet when suddenly blood starts creeping up. In the other promo video, Norman () practices his newfound taxidermy skills on a dead crow.

Another drama series, "", also premieres on the cable channel next year and it has been previewed in a newly-released teaser video. The sneak peek gives a look at 's Catherine Jensen washing her hands while a girl's voice, which is apparently in her head, seemingly channels a killer's thought.

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'Bates Motel' Gets Second Season, 'Judge Judy' Is Renewed Through 2017

April 09, 2013 02:04:29

A&E has renewed "" after airing only three episodes of the new series. The drama thriller will return for a 10-episode second season after debuting to 4.5 million viewers on March 18.

"Bates Motel has garnered critical acclaim and a loyal audience in its first few weeks," says Bob DeBitetto, president and GM of A&E. "With superb writing and exceptional acting, led by the critically acclaimed performances of and , we're incredibly excited to see where Carlton and Kerry take Norma and Norman Bates next."

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'Bates Motel' 1.02 Preview: Norman Faints in Classroom

March 19, 2013 04:03:49

"" welcomes another Bates in a preview for the next episode. Norman's older brother Dylan () unexpectedly comes to the family's new house, much to their mother Norma's dismay as she claims that she tries to build a new life and Dylan will ruin it.

Dylan may also bring a nightmare for Norman as the elder Bates is seen attacking his younger brother. Perhaps due to the psychological effect of the abuse, Norman is seen fainting in the class room.

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'Bates Motel' Season 1 Releases New Promo and 4-Minute Clip

February 20, 2013 10:02:59

"" unleashes a full-length trailer to promote its upcoming first season premiere in March. The promo video focuses on Norman Bates, who looks like a nerd and is not really turned on when a group of girls tease him. The only one he trusts is his own mom, who apparently brings negative effects on him. The two then open a motel, where scary things start happening.

In addition to the trailer, the A&E new series unveils a four-minute clip which -once again- centers on Norman as a "sensitive boy." Along with his over-protective mom, Norman is seen hitting the titular motel for the first time. They are featured planning how to decorate the building and start a new life there. "Norman, we've been through a lot. This is our chance to start over," so the mother says to her son.

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New 'Bates Motel' Promo Shares First Footage From the 'Psycho' Prequel

December 15, 2012 10:12:40

A&E has unleashed a new promo for "", sharing first footage from the upcoming series. Also taking viewers behind the scenes and including interviews with the cast and crew, the video features who plays Norma Bates saying, "We're not remaking 'Psycho'. We're using it as an inspiration."

The scenes from the show, meanwhile, offer glimpse at a tragedy that happened to the Bates family before they start over their life in a Northern California coastal town, where they open the infamous Bates Motel.

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First Look at 'Psycho' Prequel, 'Bates Motel'

November 21, 2012 08:11:11

A&E has unleashed the first photo from its upcoming series "". The image gives a first look at as teenage Norman Bates and as his mother, Norma. They sit on a field with the infamous motel in the distance.

A prequel to Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 film "Psycho", "Bates Motel" will explore "the formative years of Norman Bates' relationship with his mother, Norma, and the world they inhabit." Through the show, "viewers will have access to the dark, twisted backstory and learn first-hand how Norman helped forge the most famous serial killer of them all."

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'Psycho' Prequel Finds Its Norman in Freddie Highmore, Casts Older Bates

September 15, 2012 08:09:43

has landed a key role on "". The English actor, who gained prominence through such films as "", "" and "", is cast as the young Norman Bates in the A&E upcoming series.

The show, which will serve as a prequel to Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 film "Psycho", also gives Norman an older brother. , whose feature film credits include "", "", "" and "", will portray Dylan, who is described as a petulant and rebellious James Dean-type.

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'Psycho' Prequel Series Casts Vera Farmiga as Norma Bates

August 28, 2012 04:08:07

A&E Network's "" is tapping to take one of its key roles. The actress/director is slated to join the upcoming series, which will serve as a prequel to Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 film "Psycho", to portray Norma Louise Bates.

The mother of young Norman Bates, Mrs. Bates is "complicated, passionate, and compelling." She is additionally described as "a smart, multidimensional character who is always capable of surprising us."

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A and E Network Picks Up 'Psycho'-Inspired 'Bates Motel' to Series

July 03, 2012 11:07:04

A&E Network has picked up "" to series without even checking out the pilot. The network decided to bypass the traditional pilot stage and ordered 10 episodes of the project, which is inspired by Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 film "Psycho".

The project is described as "a contemporary exploration of the formative years of Norman Bates' relationship with his mother, Norma, and the world they inhabit." Through the show, "viewers will have access to the dark, twisted backstory and learn first-hand how Norman helped forge the most famous serial killer of them all."

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