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Peacock's Emmy Award-Winning Reality Series The Traitors Renewed for Season 3

What adventures are to come when Alan Cumming welcomes a new batch of competitors to his castle in the Scottish Highlands?

By Caitlin Busch
Alan Cumming on The Traitors Episode 201

Two seasons of intrigue, betrayal, and murder just aren't enough: The Traitors, Peacock's Emmy Award-winning reality competition series hosted by Alan Cumming, has been renewed for Season 3. The renewal comes just in time for the competition to really get messy in Season 2, which is currently airing new episodes every Thursday.

The Traitors is a nail-biting psychological adventure in which treachery and deceit are the name of the game, in which television's most competitive reality stars and famous faces play the ultimate murder-mystery game. Hosted by award-winning actor Alan Cumming at an ancient castle set deep in the Scottish Highlands, contestants work together on a series of exhilarating missions to build a prize fund worth up to $250,000.

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The catch? Hidden amongst the "Faithful" are the "Traitors," whose goal is to eliminate the Faithful and claim the prize for themselves. Under the cover of darkness, the Traitors murder the Faithful one by one in a treacherous spree, while the Faithful try to uncover the Traitors and banish them from the game. If the Faithful contestants banish all the Traitors, they will share the prize fund, but if one or more Traitors make it to the end, they will steal all the money and keep it for their own dastardly purposes ... 

Alan Cumming stands at a table with the contestants of The Traitors Season 2

The Traitors is Peacock’s most-watched unscripted original of all time, with the first season having recently won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Casting for a Reality Program at the Primetime Emmy Awards.  

Season 2 features reality star royalty and famous faces in an all-star cast: Carsten “Bergie” Bergersen (Love Island USA), Chris "C.T." Tamburello (The Challenge), Dan Gheesling (Big Brother), Deontay Wilder (FMR Boxing Heavyweight Champion), Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu (Love Island UK), Janelle Pierzina (Big Brother), Johnny “Bananas” Devenanzio (The Challenge), John Bercow (FMR Speaker of the UK House of Commons), Kate Chastain (Below Deck), Kevin Kreider (Bling Empire), Larsa Pippen (The Real Housewives of Miami), Marcus Jordan (Fashion Entrepreneur), Maksim Chmerkovskiy (Dancing with the Stars), Mercedes “MJ” Javid (Shahs of Sunset), Parvati Shallow (Survivor), Peppermint (RuPaul’s Drag Race), Peter Weber (The Bachelor), Phaedra Parks (Married to Medicine), Sandra Diaz-Twine (Survivor), Shereé Whitfield (The Real Housewives of Atlanta), Tamra Judge (The Real Housewives of Orange County), and Trishelle Cannatella (The Challenge).

Season 2 of The Traitors is ongoing, and new episodes are available to stream every Thursday at 6 p.m. PT/9 p.m. on Peacock alongside The Traitors: Postmortem aftershow. All of Season 1 is already available to watch on Peacock. 

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