“Mr. Robot” USA’s new cyber drama series has been picked up for a second season ahead of the series premiere.
The cabler revealed Wednesday, the series following a young programmer, portrayed by Rami Malek, who works as a cyber-security engineer by day and as a vigilante hacker by night has received a second season order of 10 episodes.
“We knew from the moment we read Sam Esmail’s provocative script, and witnessed the brilliant performances of Rami Malek and Christian Slater, that ‘Mr. Robot’ is a stand-out series that is unlike anything currently on television,” said USA Network president Chris McCumber. “The overwhelmingly positive fan reactions to the pilot and the broad sampling of it reaffirms our confidence in the series, and we’re excited to see where this timely drama will take us for season two.”
“Mr.Robot” airs Wednesdays at 10/9c on USA.