'Atlanta' Season 3 Delayed, May Not Return This Year
"I think one of the things that is just a reality of television today is you have to wait.”
Sorry Atlanta fans: it looks like the show may not be returning for its third season in 2019.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Donald Glover-led show has been delayed at FX. PR boss John Solberg confirmed that the show won’t be back for the 2019 Emmys cycle, after being renewed for its third season back in June.
While an official reason for the delay hasn’t been announced, FX chief John Landgraf said that Glover’s life has made things a bit difficult, and that they are choosing quality over quantity by releasing the show when the time is right.
"As you might imagine, Donald Glover is sort of the king of all media, and he just has had an incredibly complicated life,” he said. “He's had personal things he's had to deal with, from injuries to other things I'd rather not say publicly that just have to do not with his personal life but his extended family. So I think one of the things that is just a reality of television today is you have to wait.”
Glover has a busy touring schedule this year with performances at Coachella and Bonnaroo as his rap alter ego Childish Gambino. However, he’s attempting to take it easy otherwise. He reportedly won’t be attending this weekend’s Grammy Awards ceremony, where he is up for numerous awards.