It’s official. Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson has a hit on his hands with POWER!
50 Cent serves as executive producer for the show and played Kanan, a rival to the main character James St. Patrick, played by Omari Hardwick. St. Patrick also goes by the street name “Ghost,” as he runs a drug ring in New York while balancing his career as a nightclub owner.
The third season’s tagline is “Ghost Must Die” as St. Patrick tries to ‘dead’ his alter ego to escape his drug-dealing past, but he can’t let go completely and many of his foes put threats on his life.
The highly anticipated season 3 premiere of Power pulled in 2.26 million viewers Sunday night and now Starz has decided to lock it in for 2 more years!
Details + watch full premiere episode below…
50 cent shared the good news about the viewership on social media, stating that the episode was got “more views that any other Starz original episode’!
In comparison, the Season 2 premiere of “Power” brought in 1.43 million viewrs and set a new mark for most viewers on the network, the program was quickly granted a third season.
Season 3 of “Power,” which is set for 10 episodes, premiered at a whopping 2.26 million viewers and Starz execs have quickly renewed the successful series for seasons 4 and 5.
Here is the premiere episode for season 3 for those of you who missed it…
VIDEO: POWER – Season 3, Episode 1
“Power” airs at 9 p.m. EST Sundays on Starz.