‘UnReal’ renewed for Season 3 at Lifetime: See Constance Zimmer’s hilarious reaction

It’s official: Lifetime is falling in love with “UnReal.” Just days before Season 2 premieres June 6, the cable network has renewed the critical darling for a 10-episode third season. Critics’ Choice winner Constance Zimmer took to Twitter to share the news, writing “Super Duper” along with a fun selfie of star Shiri Appleby and director Peter O’Fallon. Dish “UnReal” with Hollywood insiders in our notorious forums by clicking here.

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Created by Marti Noxon (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer”) and Sarah Gertrude Shapiro (“The Bachelor”), “UnReal” details the manipulation that goes on in the reality television industry through the guise of a fictional dating show called “Everlasting.” In our recent webchat with Zimmer, she gave us an exciting tease about Season 2 that goes “darker and further than we went in Season 1.”

In addition to Zimmer’s victory at the Critics’ Choice Awards, “UnReal” has been recognized with a Peabody and an AFI honor as a Television Program of the Year. Will Emmys follow suit? Lifetime and A+E Studios officially jump-started this Emmy Awards season by sending the full 10-episode first season to members of the TV academy way back in January. Now, the timing of Season 2 couldn’t be more perfect, as it will air right during the midst of Emmy voting.

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