‘Graceland’ Renewed for Season 3 by USA Network

Dark drama from “White Collar” creator Jeff Eastin will return next year with 13-episode order

USA Network has ordered a third season of dark drama “Graceland.” It has given the summer series a 13-episode order.

From “White Collar” creator Jeff Eastin, “Graceland” follows a group of elusive undercover agents who live in a web of lies while operating under the same roof at a safe house on the beach.

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“This season of Graceland took viewers on a wild ride with unexpected character twists, and a heart-stopping cliffhanger that left a lead character’s fate in question,” USA Network president Chris McCumber said in a statement. “Jeff Eastin and the talented ensemble cast deliver on all levels, and Season 3 will undoubtedly continue to keep us on the edge of our seats.”

Produced for USA by Fox Television Studios, Season 2 delivered an Live + 7 day average of 2.6 million total viewers, 1.25 million in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and 1.4 million in the network’s key demo Adults 25-54. The show thrived on DVR viewing with a 112 percent average increase in the ad demo.

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“Graceland” stars Aaron Tveit, Daniel Sunjata, Brandon Jay McLaren, Manny Montana, Scottie Thompson, Serinda Swan and Vanessa Ferlito. Season 2’s finale aired Sept. 10 with a cliffhanger with Sid (Carmine Giovinazzo), the corrupt Head of the LAPD’s Gang Task Force, smothering a hospitalized Mike (Tveit) as Briggs (Sunjata) raced to try to save him.

“Graceland” joins three other recent renewals by USA Network: “Suits,” “Satisfaction” and “Royal Pains.”