G-Unit head 50 Cent‘s hit “Power” Starz show has received the green light and will return for a third season less than a week since its premiere.

Starz announced the big news Wednesday (June 10) and revealed production would begin as early as this September.

Fresh off a record-setting second season premiere, Starz announced today a season three pickup of “Power,” the New York-based drama starring Omari Hardwick. Creator, executive producer and showrunner Courtney Kemp Agboh will return to the helm alongside executive producers Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Mark Canton, Randall Emmett and newly elevated Gary Lennon. (Press Release)

Check out what records the “Power” season two premiere broke on the next page…

Last weekend, the “Power” season two premiere broke records for the premium movie network.

The second season premiere of “Power” logged 1.43 million Live+SD viewers during its Saturday, June 6 at 9PM ET/PT premiere airing, making it the most ever for a STARZ Original series season premiere episode. More than 3.62 million Live+SD viewers watched the episode over the initial weekend, securing “Power’s” second season STARZ premiere weekend as the most watched episode ever for a STARZ Original series. (Press Release)

A few days ago, Fif promoted his show’s season two premiere.


If your going to see the Cotto fight tonight don't for get to DVR Power. #FRIGO #SMSAUDIO

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LA MARINA.Talk with the cast. hope you caught the PREMIERE of POWER.crazy right? #SMSAUDIO

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50 recently talked to SOHH about the show coming back and even made a few bold predictions.

Stay connected to SOHH with our weekly “Power” recaps, click here for the season two premiere SOHH recap!