MTV Renews ‘Teen Wolf’; Season 3 Will Have 24 Episodes

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Teen Wolf Renewed for Season 3 MTV Renews ‘Teen Wolf’; Season 3 Will Have 24 Episodes

After a strong first and second season, MTV’s hit supernatural drama Teen Wolf claws its way into a third season. The network not only announced the show’s renewal this week at Comic-Con – but also that the series episode count has been doubled to include 24 episodes, instead of the 12 they had for the previous two seasons.

Loosely based on the ’80s film of the same name, Teen Wolf centers on recently-turned teen werewolf Scott McCall (Tyler Posey), who is learning to cope with his newfound power while trying to maintain a normal life.

[WARNING TEEN WOLF SEASON 2 SPOILERS to FOLLOW]

 

 

 

This season, Scott’s life was made even more problematic as he had to not only avoid  his girlfriend Allison’s (Crystal Reed) werewolf hunting family – but a new lizard-like shapeshifting enemy known as a “Kanima,” revealed to be his high school rival Jackson Whittmore ( Colton Haynes). Scott had to make the difficult decision to join current Alpha-wolf Derek Hale (Tyler Hoechlin) to help Jackson before Allison’s family could put him down for good.

Teen Wolf currently airs on Mondays nights at 10/9c and draws in an average of 1.8 million total viewers each week. The series also has consistently dominated its timeslot in the 12-34 demographic, since the series premiere last year. MTV’s head of programming, David Janollari, had this to say in a press statement:

“Teen Wolf represents a terrific foray into the scripted world for the millennial MTV audience, and marks tremendous success in the continued diversification of our schedule. Renewing the show for a third season celebrates the creative vision of Executive Producer Jeff Davis and the remarkable talent of the cast who bring this bona fide fan favorite to life.”

The season 3 pick-up of Teen Wolf is undoubtedly great news for fans of the series – but the plan to extend the show may not be the best thing for a scripted show on MTV, which has always been more in the reality TV business. As a show that doesn’t feature the “Freak of the Week” format other similar shows like Smallville, or Supernatural follow, the season-long villains and storylines of Teen Wolf may be at risk of becoming overly drawn out, or could lose some of the less committed viewers.

Teen Wolf Renewed for Season 3 Kanima MTV Renews ‘Teen Wolf’; Season 3 Will Have 24 EpisodesJackson in his “Kanima” form

As of late, MTV has put a greater focus on scripted programming – with the renewal of freshman comedy Awkward and the launching of two new comedies The Inbetweeners (premieres Monday, Aug. 20 at 10:30), and Underemployed, which will premiere this fall. Teen Wolf season 3 will mark the highest episode count the network has ever given to a scripted series to date.

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Catch Teen Wolf  Mondays on MTV @ 10pm

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  1. Just found out that this is just half of Season 3! These 12 episodes are not all that’s going to be aired. The rest of Season 3 will start back up in January, on the 6th to be exact. This is just mid-season! Looking forward to see how it all pans out!! Also heard there’s gonna be a new villain whose name is Barrow. I absolutely love Teen Wolf!! Can’t wait for the rest to come!

    • If u watch it on couch tuner u can watxh the latest episodes free

      • Whats couch tuner?????

    • i hear vampires are coming to the big screen not sure though

    • are yu serious january y so far away

  2. Do You Guys Think There Will Be A Season 4 Of Teen Wolf?

  3. well, season 3 with 24 epizodes can be “potencional season 4″

    • cant wait for episodes for January

  4. When does season 3 start?

    • Never mind.

    • IT STARTED 12 WEEKS AGO

      • sorry guys … but please tell me, how many eps will teen wolf s03 will have is it 12 or 13,24 ?! i,m confused

  5. or ep12 and jeniffer,s death will be the end ?

  6. and when will the another 12 ep will start .. is it going to star directly behind this eps ? — i apologize about my bad english i,m just 14 hoh

  7. somebody answer me plz is this the end of season 3 ? or there is more and are they going to make season 4 ?

    • there are two parts to season 3. the second 12 episodes start in january.

    • their is season 4 coming have seen website…. somewhere am pretty sure their is next season.

  8. If this is the last season I think I’m gonna cry!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  9. yeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah me toooooooooooooooo!:(

  10. no derek,s uncle is the alpha now i,m sure there is more and he maybe go after scott any way i think its going to start at jan 6th

    • Why would he be alpha again? He lost it to Derek, and Derek gave up his power to heal his sister. Wouldn’t the uncle need to earn it back some how?

      • Dereks uncle is going to steal alpha status from Scott. God people pay attention.

        • It doesn’t make sense. In order to STEAL it, he would have to KILL Derek. But he DOESN’T. Why don’t you pay attention? Derek used his ‘spark’ to save his sister, thus losing his alpha powers completely. His uncle would have to find a new way of being an alpha. Duh.

    • Derricks uncle is NOT an alpha he jus declared himself as always being an alpha , he pretty much jus said he is always the big guy , and Derrick is no longer an alpha his alpha powers went away as he healed his sister the onli alpha now is Scott ..

      • Please spell it properly. Derek* Just* Only* There are no spaces before a comma. People will respect you better if you use proper grammar and punctuation.

      • I think Peter (which is derricks uncle for all of you fake fans) will steal scotts True Alpha form but Scott and Derrick will find a new type of wolf power. Maybe an Ultra or an Ultimate. Idk. Nor do any of you know. This is just an opinion so keep that in mind

  11. I can’t wait for the rest of season 3, I’m freaking out, really want to find out what happens to Scott(The True Alpha), and if Peter will become an Alpha again..*Really puzzled*..

  12. Does anyone know where I’ll be able to watch the 3rd season for free?

    • Mtv.com type in teen wolf and click on teen wolf full elisodes and then click on what episode has 1-3 season

  13. I LOVE teen wolf I am so happy to hear there will be 24 episodes in season 3 and hopefully a season 4!!! I always look forward to watching this show (: I LOVE isaac, scott, derek, and allison! i love the entire cast!

  14. I love Styles he’s so cute and funny! And He’s such a good friend to Scott! I love everyone in the movie, there all good characters. Can’t wait tell the next episodes!!!!

  15. Teen wolf is the best show ever to be on tv

  16. Gotta say I only started to watch teen wolf last Thursday and in almost done with season 3.I love the show and coming from me is very rare wow just so excited to find out what happens next=D

  17. OK-1) so what’s the deal with Derek anyway? Didn’t Scott say something about not being sure if he is ever coming back? 2)Although the twins can’t morph into the huge Alpha anymore. Are the still alphas individually? They did have the red alpha eyes seperated. 3)more of statement then a question. Where’s the loyalty to Boyd? The twins kill him with Derek’s claws but now he’s dead and they welcome the twins???? Grrrr kinda foul don’t ya think? lol

  18. I absolutely love teen wolf and I hope lydia and stiles would date and I would like it if stiles would get bitten to because I think they would need one more person for help and I hope the new villain they have has a bigger pack and is a lot stronger than the other one so it can have more thrill and suspense in the show.

    • If Stiles gets bitten, it won’t be the same. I like that his superpower is his brain and wit. But as far as more powerful villains go, you can count on that. With any show like this, each season comes with more difficult challenges and more powerful enemies. I only hope that Teen Wolf stays away from the Twilight crap. They’ve done a good job keeping it away from all that so far. I’m tired of seeing over-romanticized vampires. I’d sooner see the old school folk lore style that Nosferatu had. You know, ugly, bloated, decaying.

  19. Can anybody please tell me when episode 13 from s3 is coming out??

    • January 6, 2014

  20. WOW… i was surprised when i saw deucalion,s real face and his power..

  21. i love mtv

  22. :D:D:D

  23. :D:D:D:D:D:DD:D:

  24. Genuinely when someone doesn’t know then its up
    to other users that they will help, so here it occurs.

  25. hi I live in the uk , we didn’t get teen wolf season 3 , and I cant view mtv.com being in uk ,,, any idea how I can get to watch season 3 ??? with me being in uk ?? xxxx

    • Rachel, look up Project-Free TV and then search their site for Teen Wolf. The site should look orange at the top. Some streaming hotlinks may require you to turn off your adblocker, but so far I haven’t had problems with the site.

    • Hey…You can watch Teen wolf from a website portal “Coke and popcorn”…You can watch all the episodes and the quality of the links are all good…

  26. hi I live in the uk , we didn’t get teen wolf season 3 , and I cant view mtv.com being in uk ,,, any idea how I can get to watch season 3 ??? with me being in uk ?? xxxx

  27. my friend told me styles is an wolf too now. Hope thats true for the sake of the last 12 eps.

    • Your friend was not paying attention to the last few episodes… at all. Styles was never bitten, therefore he has yet to be a werewolf. If you want to double-check, look up a good Wikia page. While they aren’t the last word, usually someone keeps those pages accurate enough. If Styles ever became a werewolf, it would be a serious “holy crap” moment that EVERYONE would be talking about. And that’s because Styles is, well, Styles. Between his quick wit and utter sarcasm, he’s sure to react in a very memorable way.

  28. :D :D :D :D

  29. this show is amazingly the best show I’ve ever watched