FX Renews ‘Pose’ For A Third Season After Season 2 Premiere Draws Best Ratings Ever

One episode into its second season, FX has given an early third season renewal to its groundbreaking drama series Pose.

The June 11 season 2 premiere was the award-winning series’ most watched episode, drawing 1.2 million total viewers, according to Deadline.

“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 Falchuck, and Steven Canals on a third season,” John Landgraf, chairmain of FX Networks and FX Productions said 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,” Landgraf added.

In its second season, Pose flashes forward in time to 1990. On the heels of the ballroom community establishing itself in pop culture and going mainstream, the House of Evangelista is forced to reevaluate their goals. Meanwhile, the AIDS crisis worsens and the reaction from a group of activists reaches a fever pitch.

Pose features the largest cast of transgender actors in series regular roles.