Mr. Robot Renewed for Season 2! Already!

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If you were wavering on whether or not to tune into USA's new series Mr. Robot because you suffer from abandonment issues, fear not.

Mr. Robot has been renewed for a second season!

The series has already been sampled online by 2.6 million people, after it was put onto various platforms by the network. Critics and audience alike seem to agree it's a winner.

Mr. Robot Photo

Mr. Robot is a part of USA's push into edgier, younger skewing programming by the network. The series focuses on Elliott, a young computer programmer by day, vigilante hacker by night.

"We knew from the moment we read Sam Esmail’s provocative script, and witnessed the brilliant performances of Rami Malek and Christian Slater, that Mr. Robot is a stand-out series that is unlike anything currently on television," said USA Network President Chris McCumber. "The overwhelmingly positive fan reactions to the pilot and the broad sampling of it, reaffirms our confidence in the series, and we’re excited to see where this timely drama will take us for season two."

Watch Mr. Robot Season 1 Episode 1 tonight at 10/9c and join us afterward for a discussion!

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Mr. Robot Quotes

Krista: What is it about society that disappoints you so much?
Elliot: Oh, I don't know. Is it that we collectively thought Steve Jobs was a great man, even when we knew he made billions off the backs of children? Or maybe it's that it feels like all our heroes are counterfeit. The world itself's just one big hoax.

Hello, friend. Hello, friend? That's lame. Maybe I should give you a name, but that's a slippery slope. You're only in my head. We have to remember that. Shit.