When ABC’s Quantico finally returns to the network’s primetime schedule for the premiere of season three, it will be nearly one year after the season two finale aired. However, the story will move forward three years from the events of the season two finale which aired May 15, 2017.
Quantico season three episode one is titled “The Conscience Code” and will debut on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 10pm ET/PT. The first episode of the new season was directed by Russell Lee Fine from a script by Michael Seitzman.
The season three cast is led by Priyanka Chopra as Alex Parrish, Jake McLaughlin as Ryan Booth, Johanna Braddy as Shelby Wyatt, Russell Tovey as Harry Doyle, Alan Powell as Mike McQuigg, Marlee Matlin as Jocelyn Turner, and Blair Underwood as Owen Hall. Guest stars include Jayne Houdyshell as The Widow, Jay Armstrong Johnson as Will Olsen, Nathan Darrow as Felix Pillay, and Jamie Jackson as Gavin Pillay.
Quantico was created by Josh Safran and is executive produced by Russell Lee Fine, Adam Armus, Robert Sertner, Mark Gordon and Nicholas Pepper. Michael Seitzman also executive produces and serves as the showrunner.
Season 3 Details: 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.
“The Conscience Code” Plot: In the premiere episode, “The Conscience Code,” 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 and the thrilling, heart-stopping adventures continue.