iZombie's Rob Thomas Shares His Thoughts on the Season 3 Renewal

Marisa Roffman
iZombie cast at Comic-Con, from left, Malcolm Goodwin, Rahul Kohli, Rose McIver, executive producer Rob Thomas, Robert Buckley, executive producer Diane Ruggiero-Wright and David Anders
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iZombie will remain undead on The CW for at least another year.

The drama was one of 11 shows to be renewed for the 2016-2017 season, and the timing couldn't be better for iZombie: The cast and crew are in the middle of filming the second season finale. (And the episode has a very special guest star on tap.) "I'm in great spirits right now," iZombie executive producer Rob Thomas laughs.

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With Thomas not currently on set with his cast and crew, executive producer Dan Etheridge was tasked with passing along the renewal notification. "We got the news around 9:30am Pacific Time, and our call time wasn't until 1:00 in the afternoon," Thomas says. "The news was out at 11am, so most of them found out before we got the chance to tell them. From the reports I've gotten, it's a very festive mood on set today."

And the timing couldn't be more perfect: "Our wrap party is tomorrow night, even though we've got two more days of shooting," Thomas notes. "It means our crew has jobs for next year, we have a show. It's great news to get right at this moment."

iZombie returns Tuesday, March 22 at 9/8c on The CW.

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