When does 'Big Sky' return?

'Big Sky' Season 3 releases with a new title, on a new night, and a new time slot

When does 'Big Sky' return?
Jensen Ackles and Katheryn Winnick in a still from 'Big Sky' (ABC)
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ABC's hit crime thriller 'Big Sky' will return this fall and the latest season, now in a third run, will also have a new title. 'Big Sky: Deadly Trails' will kick off from the events of the Season 2 finale. 'The Boys' and 'Supernatural' star Jensen Ackles will play Sheriff Beau Arlen.

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Created by David E Kelly ('Big Little Lies') and based on the book series by CJ Box, 'Big Sky' premiered in 2020 and was one of the hit shows alongside 'Station 19' and 'Grey’s Anatomy'. The show's ratings rose after it introduced Ackles in the penultimate episode of Season 2. Gwyneth Horder-Payton, Paul McGuigan, Matthew Gross, Ross Fineman, and Elwood Reid serve as the Executive producers alongside Kelly and Box.

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When does 'Big Sky' return?

'Big Sky' Season 3 releases with a new title, on a new night, and a new time slot. The thriller will premiere on September 21 with new episodes at 10 pm ET/PT on ABC. The network released a new trailer for the third season that sees the lead trio of Katheryn Winnick, Kylie Bunbury, and Jensen Ackles investigate the case of a missing hiker. As far as cast updates go, Jamie Lynn-Siegler ('The Sopranos') is upgraded to series regular after recurring roles in Season 2. Country music legend and actress Reba McEntire will join the cast to play the new character, Sunny Brick. Logan Marshall-Green, Jesse James Keitel, Janina Gavankar, and Dedee Pfeiffer also reprise their roles in the thriller.

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Per TV Line, the latest season will see private detective Cassie Dewell, undersheriff Jenny Hoyt, and newly appointed sheriff Beau Arlen successful in maintaining law and order in Helena, Montana. However, things go haywire when a local backcountry trip led by Sunny Barnes goes murky.

You can watch the trailer here:


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'Big Sky: Deadly Trails' premieres Wednesday, September 21 on ABC with new episodes dropping weekly.

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