‘The Cleansing Woman’ Renewed for Third Season at Fox With New Showrunner

The Cleansing Woman will stay on name at Fox.

The community has renewed its drama collection for a 3rd season. The pickup for the collection, produced by Warner Bros. Tv and Fox Leisure, comes seven weeks after The Cleansing Woman wrapped its 12-episode second season.

Season three may also deliver a brand new co-showrunner to The Cleansing Woman. Jeannine Renshaw (Within the Darkish, Good Women) has joined the collection and can function co-showrunner alongside Miranda Kwok, who developed the present. Renshaw steps in for Melissa Carter, who’s departing to deal with growth below her total deal at Warner Bros.

“After two heart-pounding seasons, we’re thrilled with how audiences have latched on to this unbelievable story,” Fox Leisure president Michael Thorn mentioned in an announcement. “The forged, led by the incomparable Élodie Yung, together with our sensible artistic crew and our companions at Warner Bros. Tv have expertly crafted a extremely compelling, emotionally-driven present that provides a perspective you don’t typically see on tv.”

Added Warner Bros. Tv Group chairman and CEO Channing Dungey, “The Cleansing Woman is a gripping and masterful story of a mom who will do something for her baby. I’m thrilled that we get to proceed to discover Thony’s world in a 3rd season. An enormous thanks to our companions at Fox for offering a platform for this present to thrive, to Miranda Kwok for creating such a strong story, and to Melissa Carter for her management in the course of the first two seasons. We’re enthusiastic about Jeannine Renshaw becoming a member of the artistic crew, and I can’t look ahead to audiences to see what Miranda and Jeannine have in retailer for season three.”

The early renewal for The Cleansing Woman might additionally function a hedge in opposition to a attainable strike by writers, actors or administrators within the coming months. The Writers Guild’s present contract expires on Might 1; contracts for the Administrators Guild and SAG-AFTRA are up on the finish of June. A piece stoppage by any of the unions might delay manufacturing on fall collection, however these renewed early might conceivably have scripts written and a handful of episodes banked earlier than any potential strike, giving broadcasters not less than a smattering of scripted programming when the 2023-24 season begins in September.

On-air scores for The Cleansing Woman cooled some in its second season: The drama averaged 3.52 million viewers per episode with every week of delayed viewing, in response to Nielsen (these figures don’t embody streaming), vs. 5.17 million for its first season. Per Fox, the present’s multi-platform viewers was 5.4 million viewers for season two, a 53 p.c leap over the Nielsen seven-day determine.

Yung performs the title position within the collection, a Cambodian-Filipino surgeon who travels to america to hunt cutting-edge medical remedy for her son. Her visa expired, she takes a job as a cleaner and turns into caught up with a criminal offense group.

The forged additionally consists of Adan Canto, Oliver Hudson, Martha Millan, Sebastien and Valentino LeSalle, Sean Lew, Religion Bryant, Eva De Dominici and Naveen Andrews.

The Cleansing Woman is predicated on an Argentinian drama. Kwok and Renshaw govt produce together with Shay Mitchell, David Dean Portelli, Rose Marie Vega and Paola Suarez.

The collection is Fox’s first live-action scripted renewal for the 2023-24 season. Animated stalwarts Bob’s Burgers, Household Man and The Simpsons are additionally set to return. Maintain monitor of all broadcast renewals and cancellations with The Hollywood Reporter’s community scorecard.