Netflix resurrects The Killing for one final six-episode season (its fourth) on Friday Aug. 1 (at 12:01 a.m. Pacific time). But to prep viewers who may have missed the show's run on AMC — or just need to bone up on the exploits of homicide detectives Sarah Linden (Mireille Enos) and Stephen Holder (Joel Kinnaman) — the streaming video service is mounting a campaign this summer for viewers to binge the show's first three seasons.
TV Guide Magazine spoke with The Killing executive producer Veena Sud about the show's transition to Netflix, how it will change next season and whether this is truly the end for the drama. Sud and Netflix also unveil a new recap video, summarizing The Killing's first three seasons, below...
The Killing's fourth and final (no, really this time) season will premiere on Netflix on August 1.
"Linden and Holder are back. #TheKillingLives," the show announced via its Twitter page Thursday.
The Killing has added three series regulars for its fourth and final season, which will consist of six episodes that will air on Netflix.
The drama, which previously aired on AMC, has cast Sterling Beaumon, Levi Meaden and Tyler Ross in key roles, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Oscar-nominated actress Joan Allen will cause trouble for The Killing's Detective Linden on the show's fourth and final season on Netflix, TVGuide.com has learned.
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Allen will guest-star in a major multi-episode arc as Margaret O'Neal, the head of an all-boys military academy that becomes entangled in this season's murder mystery...
AMC has canceled The Killing again, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
"We have made the difficult decision not to move forward with a fourth season of The Killing," AMC said in a statement. "We want to thank our great partners at Fox Television Studios, creator Veena Sud, an extraordinary cast and the dedicated fans who watched."
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