M-Net Edge acquires Mr. Robot after show: Hacking Robot



M-Net Edge channel 102 has confirmed that it will be adding the Mr. Robot after show: Hacking Robot to its schedule.Hacking Robot will give fans an avenue to channel their passion for the Golden Globe® Award winning drama. The after show has two on-air episodes: Hacking Robot episode 1 will be scheduled after tonight’s (Thursday 21 July) Prime Time broadcast at 00:00 while episode 2 will be broadcast after the season 2 finale.  

This means that Crossbones Season 1 episode 7,8 and 9 will fall away tonight and will resume next week Thursday 28 July at 22:55 CAT.

Mr. Robot kicked off its second season Express from the US on M-Net Edge last week Friday, 15 July at 00:00. Fans who missed the Express airing can catch-up with the mind-blowing premiere in Prime Time airing tonightThursday 21 July at 22:00 CAT. 

The psychological drama has generated legions of devoted fans who are deciphering, decoding and discussing every aspect of the hit series. Hacking Robot is the perfect platform for Mr. Robot fans to unpack the complex themes of the show, while also deconstructing what’s real and what’s fiction when it comes to the tech side of the series.

Hacking Robot will be hosted by Andy Greenwald (also the host of the Game Of Thrones after show, After the Thrones), and will also include a breakdown of the 2 hour season premiere of the highly-anticipated second season, while answering questions from fans. Series creator Sam Esmail and members of the cast will join Andy for special, behind-the-scenes conversations about the show.

Mr. Robot follows Elliot Alderson, a cyber-security engineer and vigilante hacker who’s sucked into a conspiracy after being approached by the mysterious leader of an underground hacker group, who call themselves fsociety. Following the events of fsociety’s five/nine hack on multi-national company Evil Corp, the second season will explore the consequences of that attack, as well as the illusion of control.

The show stars Golden Globe® Award and SAG® Award Nominee Rami Malek (The Pacific), Golden Globe Award Winner Christian Slater (Nymphomaniac), Portia Doubleday (Her), Carly Chaikin (Suburgatory), Martin Wallström (Simple Simon), Grace Gummer (The Newsroom), Michael Cristofer (Ray Donovan) and Stephanie Corneliussen (Legends of Tomorrow). New recurring guest stars include Craig Robinson (The Office), hip hop artist Joey Bada$$, Sandrine Holt (Fear The Walking Dead), Michael Maize (National Treasure: Book of Secrets), Dorothi Fox (Run All Night) and Luke Robertson (The Americans).

Returning cast members include BD Wong (Law & Order: SVU), Gloria Reuben (Saints & Sinners), Michael Drayer (Vinyl), Michel Gill (House of Cards), Ron Cephas Jones (The Blacklist), Sunita Mani (5 Stages), Azhar Khan (Veep) and Ben Rappaport (The Good Wife).

Mr. Robot is written and executive produced by Sam Esmail (Comet), who will be directing all 12 episodes, as well as executive producers Steve Golin (True Detective) and Chad Hamilton (Breakup at a Wedding).