Netflix Renews 'Lilyhammer' For Third Season

Netflix has renewed its original series Lilyhammer for a third season, the company announced Monday.

"We are proud to bring back Lilyhammer for a third season," Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos said in a statement. "Lilyhammer is the type of global show that Netflix members around the world have discovered and love, and season three will see that world expand even more."

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The comedic drama stars Steven Van Zandt as a mob fixer who enters the witness protection program in Lillehammer, Norway.

Lilyhammer's eight-episode second season debuted in December. The third season will premiere on Netflix in 2014.