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[08/07/15 - 09:02 AM]
"The Strain" Is Spreading to Season Three
The series will return for a third season next summer, taking fans even deeper into the thriller from Guillermo del Toro and Carlton Cuse.

[07/29/15 - 09:01 AM]
FX Networks Launches Emojis Based on Hit Original Series
"Archer," "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia," "The Strain," "Man Seeking Woman" and "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll" are among the initial offerings.

[06/11/15 - 10:03 AM]
FX Networks Announces Its 2015 San Diego Comic-Con Slate
The network is bringing fan favorites "Archer," "American Horror Story" and "The Strain" to Comic-Con in San Diego this July along with Denis Leary's new comedy "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll."

[05/19/15 - 09:31 AM]
"The Strain" Set to Infect with Season Two Premiere on July 12th
The series will once again air Sunday nights at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/08/15 - 06:03 PM]
Video: "The Strain" - Hunt the Master - Official Season Two Trailer
The FX original series returns for its second season this summer.

[04/08/15 - 11:00 AM]
FX Sets Summer 2015 Premiere Dates for New and Returning Series
Highlights include the premiere of "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll" and the return of "Married" on Thursday, July 16.

[01/21/15 - 10:02 AM]
Video: "The Strain" Returns This Summer on FX
Get your first taste of the show's second season.

[01/07/15 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 7
Updates include: Matt Bomer to play Montgomery Clift for HBO; Ivana Baquero cast in MTV's "Shannara"; and Peter Tolan, George Clooney and Bennett Miller team for "The Studio" at Showtime.

[12/18/14 - 09:00 AM]
Hulu Announces Exclusive Multi-Year Licensing Agreement with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution for FX Networks' Original Series Produced by FX Productions
Said pact includes the studio's upcoming series "Man Seeking Woman," "The Comedians," "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll," "Taboo" and "Wayward Pines."

[11/25/14 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 25
Updates include: Parminder Nagra, Jessalyn Gilsig bound for USA's "Evil Men"; Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon eye potential limited series; and Regina King cast in FX's "Pariah."

[11/14/14 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 14
Updates include: Elizabeth Perkins boards TNT's "Cocaine Cowboys"; Jessy Schram, Jonathan Banks join Lifetime's "The Lizzie Borden Chronicles"; and AMC passes on comedy pilot "We Hate Paul Revere."

[11/13/14 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 13
Updates include: CBS gives "The McCarthys" two additional scripts; Netflix on track to revive "Longmire"; and VH1 is in talks to bring back MTV's "The Osbournes."

[09/18/14 - 10:03 AM]
Premiere Week Guests Set for 14th Season of "Last Call with Carson Daly"
Antoine Fuqua, Corey Stoll, Megan Boone and the TV debut of electronic artist Porter Robinson will highlight the season premiere week.

[08/19/14 - 10:00 AM]
FX Picks Up Season 2 of "The Strain"
There are seven all-new episodes remaining in Season 1 airing Sundays at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[07/24/14 - 10:03 AM]
FX Unleashes "The Strain Transformation" App
Fans can discover what will happen when an ancient parasitic plague enters their system and transforms them into a monstrous vampire.

[07/18/14 - 01:47 PM]
"The Strain" Delivers Eye-Catching Premiere Ratings
FX further spins the numbers for Sunday, July 13.

[07/18/14 - 10:38 AM]
FX's "The Strain" Infects Comic-Con with Exclusive Fan Event
The event will give fans an inside look at props and costumes from the show, as well as a sneak peek into never-before-seen footage from the upcoming episode airing July 27.

[07/11/14 - 06:39 AM]
FX Networks to Sneak Peek Its New Drama "The Strain" Exclusively on Xbox
Look for an exclusive scene from the pilot available now only on Xbox One(R) and Xbox 360(R).

[07/07/14 - 11:00 AM]
FX Networks Announces 2014 Comic-Con Slate
"Archer," "American Horror Story," "Sons of Anarchy" and "The Strain" are among the participating series.

[06/19/14 - 07:52 PM]
Broadcast Television Journalists Association Announces Winners of the 4th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards
Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black" and FX's "Fargo" top all series with three wins.

[05/29/14 - 12:52 PM]
Video: "The Strain" - Takeover
FX reveals the first footage from the new drama, premiering Sunday, July 13.

[05/19/14 - 05:14 PM]
Video: New Promo Videos for the Upcoming Drama Series "The Strain"
Check out five new teases for FX's new drama, premiering Sunday, July 13.

[05/16/14 - 11:49 AM]
FX and FXX Set Summer Premiere Dates for Original Series
Highlights include the launch of new drama "The Strain" on Sunday, July 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/16/14 - 05:48 PM]
Video: This Summer, You Won't Be Able to Look Away - "The Strain" - Only on FX
Check out the latest tease for the new drama, premiering on FX this summer.

[02/27/14 - 11:06 AM]
FX's "The Strain" Offers Transformation Station "Rejuvenation Pods" to SXSW Attendees, March 7 - 10
"The Strain" is a high concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather (Corey Stoll), the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City.

[01/22/14 - 08:49 AM]
Video: Teaser for FX's Highly Anticipated New Series, "The Strain"
The vampire drama premieres this summer on the cable channel.

[12/18/13 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 18
Updates include: Marcia Cross, Ray Ford first to FOX's "Fatrick"; Michael Rapaport cast in TNT's "Public Morals"; and A&E puts "Duck Dynasty's" Phil Robertson on hiatus from filming.

[12/05/13 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 5
Updates include: FOX locks in supporting cast for "Mulaney" revival; VH1 eyes a pair of reality series; and Malcolm McDowell among the latest to Amazon's "Mozart in the Jungle."

[11/21/13 - 01:31 PM]
David Bradley Lands Key Role in "The Strain"
He'll succeed John Hurt as Professor Abraham Setrakian in the project.

[11/19/13 - 12:03 PM]
FX Orders Drama Series "The Strain"
The series - from Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan and Carlton Cuse - begins production later this month in Toronto for a premiere in July of 2014.

[09/03/13 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 3
Updates include: Lauren Iungerich brings "Damaged Goods" to ABC; Anthony Anderson to host NBC's "Wall of Fame"; and Samantha Mathis cast in AMC's "Line of Sight."

[08/12/13 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 12
Updates include: David Bickel is "Gifted" for NBC; DirecTV eyes "Navy St." series order; and Cinemax's "The Knick" casts quartet.

[08/02/13 - 10:21 AM]
FX at TCA: Landgraf Explains Differences Between FX, FXX, FXM
Plus: a full recap of both FX and FXX's series rollouts for the coming season.

[07/24/13 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 24
Updates include: Cary Elwes boards USA's "Horizon"; Ving Rhames joins Lifetime's "Day Late and a Dollar Short"; and Daniella Alonso joins the cast of NBC's "The Night Shift."

[07/10/13 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 10
Updates include: Cote de Pablo to depart "NCIS"; Damon Wayans, Jr. to return to FOX's "New Girl"; and Summer Glau is bound for The CW's "Arrow."

[07/09/13 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 9
Updates include: FOX to bring "League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" to small screen; TNT passes on its Geena Davis-led drama pilot; and Ryan Seacrest to host NBC's "Million Second Quiz."

[06/20/13 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 20
Updates include: Ray Romano books return to NBC's "Parenthood"; Jesse Lee Soffer officially on board "Chicago Fire," "Chicago PD"; and Zach Grenier named series regular on CBS's "The Good Wife."

[06/17/13 - 04:16 PM]
FX Casts Oscar(R)-Nominated Actor John Hurt in "The Strain"
Corey Stoll, Kevin Durand, Mia Maestro, Richard Sammel, Lauren Lee Smith, Jonathan Hyde and Miguel Gomez also star in the project, from Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan.

[06/12/13 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 12
Updates include: Yves Simoneau, David Yates to helm pilots; Brett Gelman, Jenny Slate cast in Andrew Gurland's FX comedy pilot; and Lauren Lee Smith lands role in FX's "The Strain."

[06/11/13 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 11
Updates include: Disney Channel to end "Good Luck Charlie"; DirecTV gives "Rogue" a second season; and Sarah Jane Morris boards A&E's "Occult."

[05/21/13 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 21
Updates include: Jonathan Hyde, Richard Sammel board FX's "The Strain"; Rumer Willis to guest on ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars"; and "Grimm" co-creators re-up with Universal Television.

[05/20/13 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 20
Updates include: Mia Maestro joins "The Strain" at FX; John Barrowman to host ABC's "Sing Your Face Off"; and Ang Lee exits FX's "Tyrant."

[04/26/13 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 26
Updates include: FX eyes "Bigfoot" animated series; Tori Spelling brings "Mystery Girls" to ABC Family; and CBS orders game show pilot "Money Pump."

[04/25/13 - 04:08 PM]
Corey Stoll Infected by "The Strain" - "House of Cards" Star Cast in FX Pilot from Guillermo del Toro
Del Toro and Chuck Hogan will co-write the pilot script, with del Toro attached to direct.

[03/28/13 - 07:34 AM]
FX Networks to Launch FXX a New Network for Young Adults Debuting on September 2, 2013 and Available to 74 Million Homes
FXX initially will be built on a foundation of original comedy series, movies and acquired series.

[09/20/12 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 20
Updates include: Stephen Colbert to visit NBC's "The Office"; Guillermo del Toro to bring "The Strain" to FX; and Paul Redford books "America's Son" at FOX.







STRAIN, THE (FX)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
7/13/14 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2015)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (13 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2015-16 season (the show's third) on 8/7/15
DESCRIPTION:
(from FX's press release, August 2015) The Strain will return for a third season next summer, taking fans even deeper into the thriller from Guillermo del Toro and Carlton Cuse, based off of the best-selling The Strain Trilogy by del Toro and Chuck Hogan, it was announced today by Eric Schrier and Nick Grad, Presidents of Original Programming, FX Networks and FX Productions. The second season of The Strain is currently airing on FX Sundays at 10 PM e/p. "Guillermo and Carlton have delivered two thrilling seasons of The Strain that are captivating and visually arresting, doing justice to the original novel trilogy and meeting fans' high expectations in the process," said Schrier. "We're excited to see them carry this powerful story into a third season on FX." In the current second season, the transformation has begun. It can no longer be denied - New York City is rapidly falling to an evil epidemic, and no one is coming to its rescue. Its citizens must fight or die. Dr. Ephraim Goodweather (Corey Stoll) and his unlikely allies tried to take down the embodiment of this evil - the Master - and failed. Now Eph and Dr. Nora Martinez (Mia Maestro) concentrate on creating a biological weapon to wipe out the creatures, while Abraham Setrakian (David Bradley) searches for an ancient book he hopes will reveal the strigoi's entire history...and possibly a way to kill them. Meanwhile, the Master is out for revenge, unleashing new and even more terrifying breeds of bloodthirsty creatures after our team. Our team must find a way to defeat him before the infection spreads too far and becomes irreparable... before they become monsters themselves.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Ben Hyland as TBA
· Corey Stoll as Ephraim Goodweather
· David Bradley as Abraham Setrakian
· Jack Kesy as Gabriel Bolivar
· Jonathan Hyde as Eldritch Palmer
· Kevin Durand as Vasily Fet
· Mia Maestro as Nora Martinez
· Miguel Gomez as Augustin "Gus" Elizalde
· Natalie Brown as Kelly Goodweather
· Richard Sammel as Thomas Eichorst
· Robert Maillet as The Master
· Sean Astin as TBA
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Francis Capra as Crispin
· Jim Watson as Young Abraham
· John Hurt as Abraham Setrakian (Original Pilot)
· Lauren Lee Smith as Kelly Goodweather (Originally Cast)
· Leslie Hope as Joan Luss
· Melanie Merkosky as Sylvia Kent
· Regina King as Ruby Wain
· Roger Cross as Mr. Fitzwilliams
CREW INFORMATION:
· Carlton Cuse as EP
· Chuck Hogan as CRTR/EP
· Guillermo del Toro as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· FX Productions