HBO renews Euphoria for season 3 after it doubles its audience

American Age Official

After a blockbuster second season that’s been the talk of social media every Sunday, HBO has announced that Euphoria has been officially renewed for season 3.

The intense teen drama created by Sam Levinson and led by Emmy winner Zendaya doubled its average season 1 audience of 6.6 million viewers with its season 2 premiere, which has netted more than 13 million viewers across platforms since Jan. 9. That episode also has the claim of being the most social premium cable episode since the Game of Thrones series finale in 2019, according to the network.



Marcell Rev/HBO Zendaya in ‘Euphoria’ season 2 on HBO.

In a statement about the season 3 renewal, Francesca Orsi, executive vice president, HBO programming said, “Sam, Zendaya, and the entire cast and crew of Euphoria have taken Season 2 to extraordinary heights, challenging narrative convention and form, while maintaining its heart. We couldn’t be more honored to work with this gifted, wildly talented team or more excited to continue our journey with them into Season 3.”

The series also stars Hunter Schafer, Dominic Fike, Eric Dane, Jacob Elordi, Sydney Sweeney, Angus Cloud, Maude Apatow, Storm Reid, Barbie Ferreira, Austin Abrams, Alexa Demie, Algee Smith, Nika King, and Javon Walton. It counts Levinson, Zendaya, and Drake among its executive producers, and is based on the Israeli series of the same name, which was created by Ron Leshem and Daphna Levin.

The Euphoria season 2 finale airs on Sunday, Feb. 27 at 9 p.m. ET.

Check out our daily must-see picks — plus news, celeb interviews, trivia, and more — on EW’s What to Watch podcast.

Related content:

Next Post

US death toll from COVID-19 hits 900,000, sped by omicron

Propelled in part by the wildly contagious omicron variant, the U.S. death toll from COVID-19 hit 900,000 on Friday, less than two months after eclipsing 800,000. The two-year total, as compiled by Johns Hopkins University, is greater than the population […]