The second season of USA Network’s hacker drama Mr. Robot will premiere on Universal Channel on Wednesday April 19th at 9pm, with a double-bill, it has been announced.
Mr. Robot follows Elliot, a programmer who suffers from a debilitating anti-social disorder and decides that he can only connect to people by hacking them. He wields his skills as a weapon to protect the people that he cares about. Elliot will find himself in the intersection between a cybersecurity firm he works for and the underworld organizations that are recruiting him to bring down corporate America. The drama series is produced by Universal Cable Productions and stars Rami Malek, Christian Slater, Portia Doubleday, Carly Chaikin and Martin Wallstrom.
The show’s ten episode second season will explore the consequences of fsociety’s 5/9 hack on multi-national company Evil Corp as well as the illusion of control. Guest stars for the new season include Craig Robinson (The Office), Sandrine Holt (Fear The Walking Dead), Michael Maize (National Treasure: Book Of Secrets), Dorothi Fox (Run All Night) and Luke Robertson (The Americans). USA Network has already renewed the series for a third season. Amazon Prime Video UK holds first window rights to Mr. Robot, with Universal Channel getting the second window.
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.