‘Bates Motel’ Season 5 Premiere Date Revealed
“Bates Motel” Season 4 kicked off on March 7, 2016, garnering 1.55 million viewers, as well as rapturous reviews from critics and the target audience. You’re probably wondering, whether or not we’ll see a fifth season of “Bates Motel” on A&E? Fortunately, A&E has picked up “Bates Motel” for a next season yet before the premiere of Season 4. According to the official announcement, “Bates Motel” is coming back for a fifth season on Feb 20, 2017. If you don’t want to miss the upcoming premiere, we suggest you to sign up for our automatic notifications.
It’s worth mentioning that a fourth season of the drama-thriller series has received the universal acclaim. According to Metacritic, the fourth series has a score of 7.9 out of 10 based on 53 user ratings. Meanwhile, according to Rotten Tomatoes, the fourth season of the horror series has an average score of 7.6 out of 10 and a 100% approval rating based on 8 reviews from critics, whereas the audience rated the fourth season at 4.6 out of 10 with a 95% approval rating based on 259 reviews from viewers. At the moment, according to IMDB, “Bates Motel” still holds a score of 8.1 out of 10 based on over 63,700 user votes, 134 reviews from viewers, and 61 reviews from critics.
About Season 5
New faces find their way to the Bates Motel this season to further complicate Norman’s life and threaten to unearth his dark secrets. Viewers will finally meet the iconic Marion Crane played by Rihanna. In addition, a new couple in town, Madeleine Loomis, played by Isabelle McNally (“House of Cards”) and her husband Sam Loomis, played by Austin Nichols (“The Walking Dead,” “Ray Donovan”), as well as Sheriff Dana Greene, played by Brooke Smith (“Grey’s Anatomy,” “Ray Donovan”) become entangled in Norman’s life causing a chain of events that could blow the lid off Norman’s secret life. Lastly, fans will be greeted by familiar faces when Caleb Calhoun (Kenny Johnson) and Chick Hogan (Ryan Hurst) return with agendas of their own.
Inspired by a bestselling novel, this creepy story describes the early life of Norman Bates and his mother. The horror series is created and executive-produced by Carlton Cuse and Kerry Ehrin, conjointly with Anthony Cipriano.
Season 5 Release Date
“Bates Motel” Season 4 was launched on March 7, 2016 at 9PM ET/PT on A&E, and its debut drew 1.546 million viewers with a 0.7 demo rating among adults (18-49), as well as has been praised by critics and viewers. Apparently, A&E was satisfied looking at the viewing figures of the fourth season. Therefore, the cable network has confirmed the renewal of “Bates Motel” for Season 5. However, it will be the last chapter of the story. “Bates Motel” Season 5 is set to premiere on Monday, February 20, 2017 at 10|9c on A&E.
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