Atlanta season 3: UK release date and where to watch on TV

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The third season of comedy-drama Atlanta has been running in the US for months and is finally coming to the UK

Atlanta Season 3 will land in the UK in June 2022.

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Atlanta’s third season is long-awaited by fans of the comedy-drama after the pandemic caused filming delays since the second season aired in March 2018.

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Donald Glover’s award-winning show, following its US release, will be available on Disney Plus in the UK from June 29th.

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The new trailer shows the characters leaving their native Atlanta for popular locations in Europe, including Amsterdam and London.

Here’s everything you need to know about Atlanta season 3.

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LaKeith Stanfield, Donald Glover and Brian Tyree Henry star in Atlanta (Picture: FX)

When is Atlanta season 3 coming to the UK?

The first two episodes of Atlanta season 3 will air on March 24 in America and shortly thereafter in the UK.

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The series will have ten episodes and the remaining eight will air weekly in America.

Disney Plus launches the series for UK customers on June 29th.

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Where can I watch Atlanta Season 3?

Season 3 of Atlanta will be available on Disney+.

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Until then, seasons one and two are available now on the streaming platform.

Seasons one and two of the comedy-drama have previously been shown on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer, but it has yet to be confirmed whether the BBC will have rights to season three.

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US actor and musician Donald Glover attends the season 3 premiere of “Atlanta” at the Paramount Theater in Austin, Texas (Photo by SUZANNE CORDEIRO/AFP via Getty Images)

Who is in the cast of Atlanta?

The plot revolves around Earnest Marks (Donald Glover) and his cousin Alfred Miles (Brian Tyree Henry) as they break into the music industry.

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Glover is better known by his stage name Childish Gambino. He is a writer, actor, musician, comedian, producer and director – and he co-wrote Atlanta with his brother Stephen.

He is also the voice of Simba in the 2019 version of The Lion King and Troy Barnes in the sitcom community.

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(LR) US-German Actress Zazie Beetz, Screenwriter Stefani Robinson, Actor-Musician Donald Glover, Filmmaker Hiro Murai and Screenwriter Stephen Glover attend ‘Atlanta’ Season 3 Premiere during SXSW Conference and – Festivals 2022 (Photo by SUZANNE CORDEIRO/AFP via Getty Images)

Henry was the general in the Broadway musical The Book of Mormon and most recently did voiceovers for the animation HouseBroken.

Earnest has a constant love interest named Vanessa (Zazie Beetz) through all three seasons, and Alfred’s best friend Darius (LaKeith Stanfield) also joins her on her journey.

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Beetz played single mother Sophie Drummond opposite Joaquin Phoenix in Joker and the voice of Amber Bennett in the TV series Invincible.

Stanfield is an actor and rapper. He is the voice of Guy in BoJack Horseman and has acted in both the 2008 and 2013 versions of the indie drama Short Term 12.

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What is Atlanta about?

Earn, a University of Princeton dropout, returns to his hometown of Atlanta and begins working as a manager for his cousin Alfred, who is an aspiring rapper named Paper Boi.

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As the couple tries to make their mark in the music industry, Earn struggles to care for his lover Vanessa and their child together.

The third season of the American comedy-drama series is set in Europe when Alfred goes on tour with Earn.

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The series was renewed for a fourth season in August 2019 and production is ongoing.

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