NEW YORK, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- A&E Network said Monday it has picked up a 10-episode third season of its contemporary Wyoming-set western, "Longmire," starring Robert Taylor.
The announcement was made by David McKillop, A&E's general manager and executive vice president.
"'Longmire' has become one of the most compelling dramas on television with a devoted audience and we are so proud of the show," McKillop said in a statement Monday. "We are thrilled to continue our wonderful partnership with Warner Horizon Television, the production team, and the talented cast and crew led by the exceptional Robert Taylor."
Based on the Walt Longmire mystery novels by best-selling author Craig Johnson, the series stars Taylor as the title character, a charismatic, dedicated and unflappable sheriff.
The cast also includes Katee Sackhoff, Lou Diamond Phillips, Bailey Chase, Cassidy Freeman and Adam Bartley.