‘Quantico’ Renewed for Shortened Season 3

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Monday night’s finale of Quantico will serve as a season, not series, finale. The FBI-turned-CIA drama starring Priyanka Chopra (Alex Parrish) will return for Season 3, ABC announced.

In addition to shortened, 13-episode third season, executive producer Joshua Safran will give up showrunner duties, TV Line reports. Safran will remain with the show as a consultant.

“I will be consulting with the show moving forward, but I will not be with the show on a day-to-day level,” Safran told the site. “I love the show, so I’ll be making sure it stays what it is.”

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Quantico has struggled to maintain the ratings success it saw in its much-buzzed about first season, averaging a 0.7 rating in its second season in the coveted 18-49 demo (down 45%). The spy thriller is also down 36% in total viewers, averaging 2.8 million viewers.

As for what Season 3 holds for Alex Parrish and her fellow operatives, that remains to be seen, according to the @QuanticoWriters Twitter handle.

Quantico, Season Finale, Monday, May 15, 10/9c, ABC