The Following

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Terrifying cat-and-mouse thriller The Following stars Kevin Bacon (Mystic River, Apollo 13) James Purefoy (Rome), and is executive produced by Kevin Williamson (The Vampire Diaries, Dawson’s Creek, the Scream films) and Marcos Siega (Dexter, True Blood).

When notorious serial killer Joe Carroll (Purefoy) escapes from death row and embarks on a new killing spree, the FBI calls former agent Ryan Hardy (Bacon), a psychologically scarred veteran who captured Carroll nine years earlier, after Carroll murdered 14 female students on a college campus where he taught literature. Knowing Carroll better than anyone and close with Carroll’s ex-wife, Claire (Natalie ZeaJustified), Hardy works closely with an FBI team which includes no-nonsense agent Jennifer Mason (Jeananne GoossenThe Vow) and sharp upstart Mike Weston (Shawn AshmoreX-Men: The Last Stand), and he soon discovers that Carroll was not only communicating with a network of killers in the outside world, but has much more planned than just a prison escape…

UK Premiere Date Information

Latest UK Premiere Date

UK Channel: Sky Atlantic

Latest/Next UK Season: 3

Latest/Next UK Premiere Date: 07 March 2015 at 9:00pm

Country of Origin: USA

Additional Airing Notes:

Kevin Bacon plays an FBI agent chasing the serial killing James Purefoy. More info here. Series 3 has shifted to March in the US, so that should mean March here too.

Previous UK Premiere Dates

Season 1 – Sky Atlantic – 22 January 2013

Season 2 – Sky Atlantic – 21 January 2014 at 10pm

Season 3- Sky Atlantic – 7th March 2015 at 9pm


Next Season (if renewed): 3



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The Following

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8 Responses to “The Following”

  1. amy says:

    So excited for season 3 the following. Main reason I’m still with sky TV lol for sky Atlantic

  2. Blueghost says:

    The best comedy I have ever had the privilege to watch ,once upon a time series is more true and lifelike gsn this series, looking forward to series three,never laughed so much.

  3. nathan winfield says:

    The following is the best series on sky as seen the first 2 and can’t wait till series 3 kicks off. Revolution was brilliant to. But don’t know if new series is going to be shown. HOPEFULLY…

  4. Nathan says:

    has the following season 3 been confirmed to be on sky atlantic still?