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‘Bates Motel’ Extends Stay With Two-Season Renewal Through 2017

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 15, 2015 @ 1:27 PM
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A&E’s Bates Motel closed up shop for Season 3 with a somewhat uncertain finality, but the network has little doubt over keeping Norman on track for a Psycho future. Not only will Norman and Norma keep the Bates Motel open through Season 4, but the network has ordered a fifth (and potentially final?) season as well.

Did the ‘Bates Motel’ Season 3 Finale ‘Unconscious’-ly Jump the ‘Psycho’ Gun?

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 11, 2015 @ 9:01 PM
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The Bates Motel has once again closed up shop for another season, and with it Norma and Norman inched ever-closer to their Alfred Hitchcock Psycho roots. Season 3 finale “Unconscious” put a major nail in the coffin, killing off a character present since the very pilot, and simultaneously paying major homage to the classic film, but has A&E’s horror-thriller finally jumped the gun?

‘Bates Motel’ Season 3 Trailer: We All Go A Little Mad Sometimes

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 18, 2015 @ 9:49 AM
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Bates Motel Season 3 has already taken a few pre-orders for its March 9 premiere, debuting photos and teasers of the third year transformation toward Alfred Hitchcock’s classic Psycho, but the first trailer might be the most disturbing yet. Bloody (and sexy) times lie ahead for Norman and Norma Bates, so see for yourself in the first full look at Bates Motel Season 3!

‘Bates Motel’ Season 3 Photos: Has Norman’s Next Victim Been Revealed?

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 11, 2015 @ 10:47 AM
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Less than a month will see ‘Psycho’ fans booking a third stay at A&E’s ‘Bates Motel,’ and young Norman is becoming more like his Hitchcock namesake than ever before. Preview the next round of White Pine Bay horror with the first photos of ‘Bates Motel’ season 3, and what ‘Psycho’ killers they hold!

‘Bates Motel’ Season 3 Gets March Premiere, Spoilery New Synopsis

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 9, 2015 @ 11:41 AM
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‘Bates Motel’ hasn’t been bashful about offering a peep or two of new horror, but the fledgling ‘Psycho’ is officially off the wall for a season 3 return. A&E has taken a stab at scheduling ‘Bates Motel’ season 3's official March premiere, with a brand-new spoilery synopsis of twists and turns to come.

‘Bates Motel’ Season 3 Goes A Bit More ‘Psycho’ in First Teaser

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 19, 2014 @ 3:03 PM
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A&E’s ‘Bates Motel’ has been pretty quiet on the western front, but with season 3 set to open in March 2015, Norman and Norma are gearing up for the busy season. Watch Freddie Highmore go a bit more ‘Psycho’ as our first look at ‘Bates Motel’ season 3 recreates an iconic moment from the original Hitchcock film!

'Bates Motel' Season 3 Adds 'Sons of Anarchy,' 'Revolution' and 'Mad Men' Stars

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 22, 2014 @ 4:54 PM
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Things have been quiet over at the 'Bates Motel,' but with season 3 set to open for business in March 2015, the iconic horror destination finds itself booked solid with guest stars. Not only will 'Sons of Anarchy' alum Ryan Hurst and NBC 'Revolution' castoff Tracy Spiridakos check into the 'Bates Motel' this season, but so too will 'Mad Men' star Kevin Rahm, and likely others.

A&E's 'The Returned' Adaptation Adds Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jeremy Sisto, 'Arrow' Star and More

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 7, 2014 @ 10:11 AM
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We were admittedly skeptical when A&E announced that it would develop its own version of revered French series 'The Returned,' which itself inspired ABC's own 'Resurrection,' though the cast of A&E's version at least gives us reason to continue. 'Scott Pilgrim' star Mary Elizabeth Winstead has joined the cast, along with Jeremy Sisto, and other such stars from 'Arrow,' 'House of Cards,' 'LOST' and more.

'Bates Motel' Season 2 Wrap-Up: Will Norman Go Full 'Psycho' in Season 3?

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 6, 2014 @ 4:06 PM
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Last night brought the second season of A&E's breakout 'Psycho' prequel drama 'Bates Motel' to a close with "The Immutable Truth," as Norman (Freddie Highmore) and Norma (Vera Farmiga) were forced to confront the boy's darker side and answer for the mysterious murder that capped off the first season. Now, producer Kerry Ehrin previews the turbulent landscape of season 3 and explains some of the finale's creepier moments.