'Hell on Wheels' Season 3: 'We're telling better stories better,' says new showrunner

For a while, it wasn't clear if "Hell on Wheels" would ever see a Season 3. AMC renewed the series in November 2012, even though creators Joe and Tony Gayton were exiting the show. The very next week, showrunner John Shiban also walked away, putting the renewal on hold. It wasn't for a full month, when John Wirth was installed as new showrunner, that Season 3 was back on.During AMC's presentation at the Summer 2013 TCA Press Day on Friday (July 26), Wirth spoke about what it was like to walk into the series in Season 3 and viewers can expect. "I experienced the show the same way that you guys did, as a fan and a viewer ... When I was approached by AMC to take the job, I sat down with the episodes to watch them straight through from one to 20 and I asked my wife if she would sit with me...



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