The third season of Longmire premiered on the A&E network Aug. 4, 2014. A&E announced it would not renew the series beyond the third season. However, in November 2014, the on-demand Internet streaming service Netflix announced that it has picked up the show and plans to produce additional seasons.
Longmire, which was created by Hunt Baldwin and John Coveny, was based on a series of mystery novels written by Craig Johnson. The show stars Robert Taylor as Walt Longmire, a Wyoming sheriff who investigates crimes within his jurisdiction after the death of his wife. Additional cast members include Katee Sackhoff and Lou Diamond Phillips.