Season 3 is the third and final season of the ABC drama thriller television series Quantico. It has 13 episodes which aired in the United States from April 26, 2018. The season concluded on August 3, 2018.
It's been three years since American hero Alex Parrish has had to navigate the dangerous waters of the Central Intelligence Agency and put her life on the line for her country. She has been living a peaceful, anonymous life somewhere in Italy. However, Alex is forced to abandon this idyllic existence when Ryan persuades her to help him rescue Shelby from a notorious international arms dealer known only as The Widow, who is holding her hostage – and in exchange for her release she demands something that only Alex can provide. Ryan and Alex recruit Owen and Harry to help rescue their friend and defeat the villain. To help the cause, Owen brings in former agent Jocelyn Turner, who has her own dark past with The Widow. A whole new future lies ahead for this team when they agree to work together as an elite black-ops task force. The thrilling, heart-stopping adventures continue.
The following five series regulars are all confirmed to be back for the upcoming season; Priyanka Chopra, Jake McLaughlin, Johanna Braddy, Russell Tovey and Blair Underwood. The new series regulars for this season include; Marlee Matlin and Alan Powell.
On May 15, 2017, ABC renewed Quantico for a third season, which is set to consist of 13 episodes. As part of the renewal process, it was revealed that Joshua Safran will exit from his role as the primary showrunner of the show. He will be credited as a consultant in the upcoming season of Quantico.
On June 15, 2017, it was reported by Hollywood Reporter, that Yasmine Al Massri will be exiting the show in the third season of Quantico. The actress will not be reprising her roles as Raina and Nimah Amin in the upcoming season. On the same day, it was reported by TVLine that Pearl Thusi would also not be returning for the third season. On June 21, 2017, it was announced that Michael Seitzman was cast as the new show runner for the series.
On July 31, 2017, it was announced by Deadline that Marlee Matlin will join the show as a series regular in the third season of Quantico. She will star in the role of ex-FBI agent, Jocelyn Turner. On August 15, 2017, it was announced by Deadline that Russell Tovey is confirmed to reprise his role as Harry Doyle in the third season of Quantico. On October 1, 2017, it was confirmed by TVLine that certain scenes of the third season premiere, The Conscience Code will be shot on location in Italy. On October 24, 2017, it was confirmed via an Instagram post, that Jay Armstrong Johnson is set to reprise his role as Will Olsen in the third season of Quantico. On November 21, 2017, it was announced by Deadline that Alan Powell will join the show as a series regular in the third season of Quantico. He will star in the role of FBI undercover agent, Mike McQuigg. On December 6, 2017, it was announced by Deadline that Amber Skye Noyes will join the show in the third season of Quantico. She will star in the recurring role of Celine Fox.
On January 5, 2018, it was announced that ABC confirmed the official synopsis for the third season. On January 8, it was confirmed by Hollywood Reporter, that the first episode of the season will premiere on Thursday, April 26, 2018. On January 17, 2018, it was announced by Deadline that Vandit Bhatt will join the show in the third season of Quantico. He will star in the recurring role of Jagdeep Patel. On February 16, 2018, it was confirmed by TVLine that Aunjanue Ellis has exited the series.
On March 10, 2018, it was confirmed by the show-runner, Michael Seitzman that the last few episodes of the third season will be shot on location in Ireland.
On May 11, 2018, ABC cancelled the show after three seasons.
On May 14, Deadline reported that the network will finish airing the remainder of the third season on Friday nights.
Although, the majority of the production was completed in New York, the Quantico writers’ room moved from New York to Los Angeles prior to the filming of the third season.
Filming for the third season started on October 10, 2017. This information was confirmed by Priyanka Chopra. Filming production for the third season concluded on April 21, 2018.
On September 2, 2018, the third season of Quantico became available to stream instantly on Netflix US.
- Alex will be in prison at some point.
|Season Premiere||Season Finale|
|3||13||April 26, 2018||August 3, 2018|
|No.||Ep.||Title||Original air date||U.S. viewers|
|1||1||The Conscience Code||April 26, 2018||2.66|
|It’s been three years since American hero Alex Parrish has had to navigate the dangerous waters of the Central Intelligence Agency and put her life on the line for her country. She has been living a peaceful, anonymous life somewhere in Italy. However, Alex is forced to abandon this idyllic existence when Ryan persuades her to help him rescue Shelby from a notorious international arms dealer known only as The Widow, who is holding her hostage – and in exchange for her release she demands something that only Alex can provide.|
|2||2||Fear and Flesh||May 3, 2018||2.15|
|In tracking down the origin of a deadly strain of tuberculosis threatening Americans, Agent Ryan Booth must go undercover and infiltrate a white supremacist organization – an assignment that threatens the life of another member of the team.|
|3||3||Hell's Gate||May 10, 2018||1.97|
|The team must protect an ex-CIA agent to take down a cartel kingpin, an assignment that puts all of their lives in danger.|
|4||4||Spy Games||May 25, 2018||2.62|
|Alex and McQuigg are assigned to protect a prince following the assassination of an emir – but the team soon realizes the killer is closer than they think.|
|5||5||The Blood of Romeo||June 1, 2018||2.99|
|When a physics professor at a major U.S. university steals weaponized uranium, the team scrambles to find the professor and the missing uranium before it can be used against an important international summit meeting in New York City.|
|6||6||The Heavens Fall||June 15, 2018||2.56|
|Jocelyn shares her very personal story of hearing loss when she finds herself face-to-face with the adversary responsible for the bomb explosion that changed her life forever. Meanwhile, the team works together to take him down and infiltrates an illegal, underground operation that has deadly consequences when not everyone comes out alive.|
|7||7||Bullet Train||June 22, 2018||2.41|
|The team is tasked with protecting a scientist who has developed a deadly technology that, in the wrong hands, could have devastating consequences to mankind. Meanwhile, Ryan and Shelby stumble on something personal of Alex’s that signals a possible change in her personal life.|
|8||8||Deep Cover||June 29, 2018||2.71|
|Alex goes undercover with an American military contractor who is believed to have struck a deadly deal with another country; but in the end, it’s Alex’s life that’s on the line.|
|9||9||Fear Feargach||July 6, 2018||2.76|
|Lives are in danger as the team protects Shelby when she reunites with someone from her past, resulting in deadly consequences.|
|10||10||No Place is Home||July 13, 2018||2.68|
|When Owen and McQuigg learn heartbreaking news about family members, the team goes on high alert as they quickly learn nowhere is safe.|
|11||11||The Art of War||July 20, 2018||2.64|
|Conor Devlin has plans of his own when he plots revenge and returns to his home country, Ireland; meanwhile, the team unknowingly finds themselves as a pawn in his plans.|
|12||12||Ghosts||July 27, 2018||2.66|
|Conor Devlin continues to seek revenge as someone from Alex’s past comes back into her life.|
|13||13||Who Are You?||August 3, 2018||2.66|
|The team is in Ireland, and when they finally come face-to-face with Conor Devlin, not everyone comes out alive and Alex makes a life-changing decision about her future.|
- United States: April 26, 2018 - August 3, 2018