According to Deadline, FX has picked up Guillermo del Toro and Carlton Cuse’s The Strain for a third season. The series is based on the book trilogy by del Toro and Chuck Hogan.
The ratings have dropped in the second season. Last year The Strain’s season finale had 2.09 million viewers. This year the latest episode had 1.66 million viewers.
“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 FX’s Eric Schrier.
— The Strain (@TheStrainFX) August 6, 2015