Hacks Season 3 Trailer Reveals Deborah & Ava’s Reunion
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Hacks Season 3 Trailer Reveals Deborah & Ava’s Reunion


  • Hacks season 3 teaser trailer released featuring Ava and Deborah.
  • Season 3 will focus on Deborah’s revived success and Ava carving her path
  • New guest stars include Helen Hunt and Christina Hendricks.



Hacks season 3 gets a new trailer, which highlights the reunion of Ava and Deborah. Debuting on the Max streaming services in May 2021, from creators Lucia Aniello, Paul W. Downs, and Jen Statsky, centers on the unlikely friendship that forms when Las Vegas comedy icon Deborah Vance (Jean Smart) hires the considerably younger Ava Daniels (Hannah Einbinder) as a writer to help revive her act. The show, which also stars Carl Clemons-Hopkins, Megan Stalter, and Downs, has been one of the streamer’s top originals.

Max has now unveiled the teaser trailer for Hacks season 3.

To the tune of “I’m Still Standing” by Elton John, the trailer runs through some of the triumphs and romance ahead. Ava and Deborah have a chance encounter, with both taking the same elevator. And, in an amusing snapshot of what’s to come, Ava delicately tries to advise Deborah when some of the comedian’s problematic work resurfaces.

debuts on Thursday, May 2 with two episodes.

What To Know About Hacks Season 3

The upcoming episodes will pick up after the Hacks season 2 finale, in which Deborah essentially fires Ava. The moment is actually a warm one between the two, as the veteran performer encourages Ava to step on her own and focus on her own career. Time passes. But near the end of the finale, Ava is seen watching Deborah on TV. It’s clear that she misses her friend and former employer.

Hacks season 3 will focus on Deborah focus on her revived success, while Ava attempts to carve her path and establish a career. New guest actors in the show include Helen Hunt (Mad About You), Christina Hendricks (Mad Men), Christopher Lloyd (Back to the Future), Dan Bucatinsky (the 2023 movie Air), George Wallace (The Ladykillers), and Scandal alum Tony Goldwyn. They’ll join returning cast members Lorenza Izzo, Poppy Liu, Kaitlin Olson, Christopher McDonald, Rose Abdoo, and Mark Indelicato, along with Smart, Einbinder, Downs, Stalter, and Clemons-Hopkins.

Hacks has been a favorite with both audiences and critics, with a glowing score on Rotten Tomatoes. It has won six Emmys in the past two seasons and scoring 52 victories overall across different ceremonies. It’s helped by a game supporting group and skilled writing that has so far kept the central relationship between Ava and Deborah intriguing and evolving.

Source: Max

is available to stream on Max


Hacks is an HBO Max-created comedy-drama series that follows two women, Deborah Vance and Ava Daniels, a comedian and a writer, who team up to revitalize their careers. When Deborah Vance realizes she’s about to lose her Las Vegas residency for her comedy act, she is sent a new writer named Ava, who has been essentially blacklisted from career opportunities due to a tweet sent out in poor taste. Both desperate to make things work, the two partner up, filling the gaps in each other’s lives professionally and personally.

Jean Smart , Hannah Einbinder , Carl Clemons-Hopkins

Release Date
May 13, 2021



Lucia Aniello

Lucia Aniello

Lucia Aniello

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