“Pose” Renewed for Season 3

Mj Rodriguez in "Pose"

FX announced this week that Pose will be back for a third season. 

Ryan Murphy and Steven Canals’ dance musical is set in the world of 1987 and “looks at the juxtaposition of several segments of life and society in New York: the rise of the luxury universe, the downtown social and literary scene and the ball culture world.”

The announcement of a renewal comes just a week after the series’ sophomore season debuted. The second season was announced after six freshman season episodes aired.

Pose has elevated our culture and the TV landscape like few shows before it, and we are honored to partner with co-creators Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Steven Canals on a third season,” FX chairman John Landgraf said Monday in a statement.

“Our thanks to the entire creative team, including Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, Alexis Martin Woodall, Sherry Marsh, Janet Mock, Our Lady J, Erica Kay, the amazing cast and crew and everyone at Fox 21 Television Studios and FX Productions for this incredibly entertaining, enlightening and groundbreaking series.”

Pose’s second season premiere was its most-watched episode to date, drawing 1.2 million viewers in total according to The Hollywood Reporter. Its current season is definitely well received, scoring an impressive 96 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

The series stars Billy Porter and Mj Rodriguez as well as Dominique Jackson, Indya Moore, Hailie Sahar, Angelica Ross, Charlayne Woodard, Ryan Jamaal Swain, Dyllon Burnside, Angel Bismark Curiel and Sandra Bernhard.