AMC Renews 'Hell on Wheels' for Third Season

Hell on Wheels Episode 201 - H 2012

Hell on Wheels Episode 201 - H 2012

AMC has renewed Hell on Wheels for a third season.

The Western starring Anson Mount and Common will return with 10 additional episodes, The Hollywood Reporterhas confirmed.

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From Endemol, Entertainment One and Nomadic Pictures, the drama created by Joe and Tony Gayton returned for its second season in August, shedding 2 million viewers year-over-year without the advantage of ratings juggernaut The Walking Dead as a lead-in.

This season, the drama averaged 2.4 million viewers, down from its 3 million freshman season average.

Season two concluded its run Oct. 7.

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