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‘The Traitors’ Nabs Season 3 Renewal at Peacock

The Traitors is set for another round of clandestine plotting.

Peacock has renewed its breakout competition show for a third season. The pickup comes midway through season two of The Traitors, which which has become the NBCUniversal streamer’s biggest unscripted show to date.

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According to Peacock, the show will make its first appearance on the Nielsen streaming charts for the week of Jan. 15-21, with about 384 million minutes of viewing time. (The full Nielsen charts lag by several weeks and will be available in mid-February.) It’s the first unscripted show on Peacock to make any streaming top 10 ranking. The Traitors is also coming off its first Emmy win, for outstanding casting for a reality series.

Alan Cumming (sporting an array of amazing outfits) hosts The Traitors, in which a group of players — most of whom were part of other reality competitions — competing for a cash prize. A few of the contestants, however, are secretly traitors who stand to grab a bigger share of the money if they eliminate all of the “Faithful.”

The show is based on a Dutch format. Studio Lambert produces The Traitors for Peacock, with Stephen Lambert, Mike Cotton, Toni Ireland, Sam Rees-Jones, Tim Harcourt and Jack Burgess executive producing. Cumming is a producer.

New episodes of The Traitors stream Thursdays on Peacock. The season finale and a reunion episode are set to debut March 7.

Feb. 7, 10:50 a.m. An earlier version of this story listed an incorrect date for the Traitors season two reunion episode.

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