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Lock Your Doors! FX Renews The Strain for Another Season

The epidemic cannot be contained!

Hanh Nguyen

The Strain epidemic will not be contained!

FX has ordered a third season of the creepy thriller, the network announced at the Television Critics Assocation fall previews on Friday.

And none too soon! On the show's current season, Dr. Goodweather & Co. have failed to eliminate the Master, which means he's now bent on revenge and wants to send out a fresh new batch of creatures.

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"Guillermo [del Toro] and Carlton [Cuse] 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," Eric Schrier, president of original programming, FX Networks and FX Productions, said in a statement. "We're excited to see them carry this powerful story into a third season on FX."

The second season of The Strain currently airs on Sundays at 10/9c on FX.

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