Season 3 of the NBC sci-fi drama La Brea will be its last. As Deadline reported exclusively in January, the series will conclude with an abbreviated season that will consist of 6 episodes.
La Brea will premiere on Tuesday, January 9 at 9 p.m. and serves as a lead-in to the season’s final two episodes of the hit fall drama Found.
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The series follows an epic family adventure after a massive sinkhole opens in Los Angeles pulling people and buildings into a mysterious and dangerous primeval land where they have no choice but to band together to survive.
The cast includes Natalie Zea, Eoin Macken, Jon Seda, Nicholas Gonzalez, Chiké Okonkwo, Zyra Gorecki, Jack Martin, Veronica St. Clair, Rohan Mirchandaney, Lily Santiago, Josh McKenzie, Tonantzin Carmelo and Michelle Vergara Moore.
La Brea, which received a straight-to-series order after production on its 2020 pilot was derailed by the pandemic, had a solid launch in fall 2021 with a 10-episode first season, earning a 14-episode second season renewal. It was then affected by the impending WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes, leaving NBC to opt for a shorter season and releasing actors so they’d be open to take other jobs.
For Season 3, creator/showrunner David Appelbaum executive produces with Chris Hollier, Peter Traugott, Rachel Kaplan, Avi Nir and Alon Shtruzman. La Brea is produced by Universal Television and Australia’s Matchbox Pictures, both divisions of Universal Studio Group, in association with Keshet Studios.
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