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Season Three is the third season of Syfy's The Expanse. It premiered on April 11, 2018, and will continue airing each Wednesday until July 4, 2018, consisting of thirteen one-hour episodes.

Production began in May 2017. The team began filming on July 12, 2017[4] and completed principal photography late in the night on December 5.[5]

The third season is largely be based on the remaining half of Caliban's War and centers on Abaddon's Gate.


Cast Edit

Main Edit

Recurring Edit

Guest Edit

Episodes Edit

No. ovr No. Image Title Writer(s) Director(s) Airdate
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1
S03E01-Promos 179012 0001 "Fight or Flight" Mark Fergus & Hawk Ostby Breck Eisner 4/11/18
The Rocinante crew deals with the fallout over Naomi’s betrayal while caught in the middle of the war between Earth and Mars. Avasarala and Bobbie hatch an escape plan
25
2
S03E02-Promo 179013 0412 "IFF" Ty Franck & Daniel Abraham[11] Breck Eisner 4/18/18
The Rocinante answers an unexpected distress signal; Bobbie and Avasarala find themselves being hunted by a mysterious captor; UN Secretary-General Sorrento-Gillis brings in a colleague from his past to lend an ear during this crucial time of war.
26
3
S03E03-Promos 179015 0702 "Assured Destruction" Dan Nowak Thor Freudenthal 4/25/18
Earth strategizes a costly ploy to gain advantage in the war against Mars; Anna struggles to convince Sorrento-Gillis to do the right thing; Avasarala and Bobbie seek refuge aboard the Rocinante.
27
4
3x04 3 "Reload" Robin Veith Thor Freudenthal 5/2/18
The Rocinante tends to wounded Martian soldiers in exchange for supplies; Avasarala struggles with how to disseminate a key piece of evidence despite being in hiding.[12]
28
5
3x05 4 "Triple Point" Georgia Lee Jeff Woolnough 5/9/18
The search for Prax's daughter comes to a head; Admiral Souther's men plan for mutiny aboard the Agatha King.[13]
29
6
3x06 2 "Immolation" Alan DiFiore Jeff Woolnough 5/16/18
The final battle between Earth and Mars threatens the very future of humanity; a new monster is unleashed on Prospero Station; Anna receives the smoking gun she needs. [12]
30
7
3x07 6 "Delta-V" Naren Shankar Ken Fink 5/23/18
All eyes turn to the edge of the Solar System as a mysterious new presence emerges; Naomi recommits to her roots; Drummer butts heads with a seasoned new commander aboard the Behemoth; and a young Belter makes a name for himself.
31
8
3x08 8 "It Reaches Out" Mark Fergus & Hawk Ostby Ken Fink 5/30/18
An old friend taunts Holden with the answers he seeks; Naomi struggles to fit in; a mysterious low-level tech aboard the Thomas Prince enacts a terrifying plan.[14]
32
9
3x09 19 "Intransigence" Hallie Lambert David Grossman 6/6/18
The Rocinante seeks a new game plan as they attempt to avoid capture; Melba's true motives are revealed; Naomi is torn between identity and ideal; Anna seeks a way to stay aboard the Thomas Prince.
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10
3x10 4 "Dandelion Sky" Georgia Lee David Grossman 6/13/18
Holden sees past, present, and future; a ghost from Melba's past threatens her mission; Bobbie struggles to trust an old friend as she leads a group into uncharted territory.
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11
3x11 3 "Fallen World" Dan Nowak Jennifer Phang 6/20/18
Drummer and Ashford find themselves trapped with few options for survival; Anna tends to the wounded masses as Melba continues to hunt down her prey; the Rocinante crew struggles to survive as Naomi reunites with her true family.
35
12
S03E12-Skiff Nuclear Detonation "Congregation" Daniel Abraham & Ty Franck[15] Jennifer Phang 6/27/18
As survivors arrive to the Behemoth, two factions form over how to handle a life-or-death threat; Holden grapples with what he's seen and the choices he must make.
36
13
S03E13-Behemoth Comm Laser Fire "Abaddon's Gate" Daniel Abraham & Ty Franck & Naren Shankar[16] Simon Cellan Jones[17] 6/27/18
Holden and his allies must stop Ashford and his team from destroying the Ring, and perhaps all of humanity.

Legend Edit

Leviathan Wakes
Caliban's War
Abaddon's Gate

Major Deaths Edit

Ratings Edit

Season Three[18]

Airdate Episode 18-49

Demo

Total Viewers

(Million)

Weds 3-01 0.21 0.653
Weds 3-02 0.15 0.500
Weds 3-03 0.18 0.553
Weds 3-04 0.16 0.590
Weds 3-05 0.18 0.555
Weds 3-06 0.19 0.609
Weds 3-07 0.17 0.625
Weds 3-08 0.20 0.609
Weds 3-09 0.16 0.568
Weds 3-10 0.17 0.615
Weds 3-11 0.18 0.670
Weds 3-12 0.19 0.730
Weds 3-13 0.14 0.606
Season Averages 0.18 0.606

Media Edit

  • Principle photography for season 3 begins July 12, 2017Go to https://twitter.com/TheExpansePO/status/874311243456184321
  • Once filming completes, post-production will run another 4 months.
  • Production wrapped deep into the night on December 5, 2017
Behind the scenes

Official trailers


Production Schedule Edit

BlockEpisodesDirector's Start DatePhotographyDirector's Cut
1 "A"301 – "Fight or Flight"
302 – "IFF"
June 12[20]July 12[21] through
August 4 2017[22]
August 18[23][24]
2 "B"303 – "Assured Destruction"
304 – "Reload"
July 17[25]August 3 through
August 29, 2017
3 "A"305 – "Triple Point"
306 – "Immolation"
August 10[26]August 28[27] through
September 21, 2017
4 "B"307 – "Delta-V"
308 – "It Reaches Out"
September 15[28]September 20[29] through
October 13, 2017
5 "A"309 – "Intransigence"
310 – "Dandelion Sky"
September 26[30]October 12 through
November 3, 2017[31]
6 "B"311 – "Fallen World"
312 – "Congregation"
October 11, 2017[32]November 2 through
November 27, 2017[31]
7 "A"313 – "Abaddon's Gate"??November 22 through
December 6, 2017[31][17][19]


References

  1. Icon-twitter-22x22 https://twitter.com/ExpanseSYFY/status/967147133206978560
  2. http://www.syfy.com/theexpanse/blog/mark-your-calendars-the-expanse-returns-april-11
  3. Deadline Hollywood - ‘The Expanse’ Sets Season 3 Premiere Date; Unveils Trailer by Denise Petski February 23, 2018 1:00pm
  4. Deadline Hollywood - ‘The Expanse’ Renewed For Season 3 By Syfy by Nellie Andreeva March 16, 2017 2:00pm
  5. Icon-twitter-22x22 https://twitter.com/ExpanseVFX/status/938184479989932032
    Icon-twitter-22x22 https://twitter.com/TheExpansePO/status/938364179504709633
  6. Delta-V on IMDb
  7. Season 3 First Look Featurette [0:01:25]*Cara Gee as Drummer
  8. Season 3 First Look Featurette [0:01:14]
  9. Martin Roach's cast credit never appeared in the "Guest Starring" midroll billing. It always appeared in "Co-starring" end credits
  10. Leah Jung's cast credit never appeared in the "Guest Starring" midroll billing. It always appeared in "Co-starring" end credits
  11. https://twitter.com/JamesSACorey/status/986674901737066497
  12. 12.0 12.1 TV listings
  13. TV listings Originally showed "Thomas Prince" which turned out to obviously be wrong
  14. The Expanse 3x08
  15. Icon-twitter-22x22https://twitter.com/JamesSACorey/status/918268051413458944
  16. https://twitter.com/JamesSACorey/status/1010087619227578369
  17. 17.0 17.1 Icon-twitter-22x22https://twitter.com/TheExpansePO/status/933396453514506241
  18. https://tvseriesfinale.com/tv-show/expanse-season-three-ratings/
  19. 19.0 19.1 Icon-twitter-22x22https://twitter.com/AbrahamHanover/status/936237529673687040
  20. Icon-twitter-22x22https://twitter.com/TheExpansePO/status/874334626092810240
  21. Icon-twitter-22x22https://twitter.com/TheExpansePO/status/885143776867516417
  22. Icon-twitter-22x22https://twitter.com/TheExpansePO/status/893661331685093378
  23. Icon-twitter-22x22https://twitter.com/TheExpansePO/status/898543773579231232
  24. Icon-twitter-22x22https://twitter.com/roddeos/status/900061988612698113
  25. Icon-twitter-22x22https://twitter.com/TheExpansePO/status/887008225828229120
  26. Icon-twitter-22x22https://twitter.com/TheExpansePO/status/895723824133488640
  27. Icon-twitter-22x22https://twitter.com/TheExpansePO/status/902164783545425920
  28. Icon-twitter-22x22https://twitter.com/TheExpansePO/status/908791308331962371
  29. Icon-twitter-22x22https://twitter.com/TheExpansePO/status/910503873747591168
  30. Icon-twitter-22x22https://twitter.com/TheExpansePO/status/912715039588700160
  31. 31.0 31.1 31.2 Icon-twitter-22x22https://twitter.com/TheExpansePO/status/915337130393718785
  32. Icon-twitter-22x22https://twitter.com/Phangvantageous/status/918190588767457280


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