AceShowbiz - "True Detective" is revived for season 3 with HBO veteran David Milch coming on board. The "Deadwood" creator will reportedly join series creator Nic Pizzolatto, who has penned at least the first two episodes of the potential third season.
According to EW which first reported the news, the extent of Pizzolatto and Milch's collaboration is still early days and not yet formalized. HBO has not yet granted a third season order for the crime anthology series and it would not confirm the news.
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HBO programming president Casey Bloys previously said he's open for the possibility of another installment of "True Detective". "We're open to someone else writing it with Nic supervising it; it's a really valuable franchise for us," he said, noting the show's average viewership of 11 million viewers. "It's not dead; I'm just not sure we have the right take for a third season - yet."