"Wayward Pines" is one of the most anticipated shows of 2017. The TV series is a mystery and science fiction based on the "Wayward Pines" novels by Blake Crouch. The two seasons of the show received mostly positive reviews from fans as well as critics. Rumors regarding the show's season 3 are hovering on social media. There are a number of indications given by the show-runners that the fans' wait might over soon. But will this wait end for desperate fans in 2018?

The first season [VIDEO] aired in May 2015 while the season premiered in July 2016. Since then, fans are still waiting for the show's season 3. Den of Geek earlier reported that FOX Entertainment president, David Madden said, "We are exploring story and casting ideas.

We haven't made any decisions." There are recent reports which suggest that producer of the show, M. Night Shyamalan has met with FOX about the show's season 3.

Everything you need to know about the show

"Wayward Pines" might be renewed for season 3 [VIDEO] soon. Regardless of the speculations, FOX is yet to confirm the air date of the upcoming season. Rumors further suggest that season 3 could feature new faces with new characters. The show's prominent characters shown so far includes Theo, Ethan Burke, Rebecca, Kate Hewson, David Pilcher, Theresa Burke, Harold Ballinger, Ben Burke and Beverly Brown. Some of these characters were shown getting into their pods to descend into a deep sleep. It is worth mentioning that the previous season ended on an abrupt note. The story concluded with a major cliff-hanger.

It also suggests that show makers might not want to let the show go unanswered.

Season 2 storyline

Entertainment Weekly reported that the "Wayward Pines" second season concluded with the Abbie family. The family was seen alive despite all the struggles. Showrunners have not unveiled anything regarding the story of the upcoming season but it is expected that the Season 3 will heavily focus on Abbie family.

The fate of many characters will be at a stake in the next season. According to TVLine, in Season 2, "Wayward Pines" averaged 2.4 million total viewers and a 0.7 demo rating in Live+Same Day ratings. One thing is sure - there are huge possibilities that the show will be renewed given the exceptional success of the TV series. Fans have to wait a bit more as 2018 might be the year when season 3 of "Wayward Pines" will return. For more news and updates on TV series, stay tuned.