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** /Bates Motel/ (TV series) **

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Bates Motel
Genre Drama
Based on Characters from /Psycho/ 
by Robert Bloch
Developed by · Carlton Cuse
· Kerry Ehrin
· Anthony Cipriano

Starring · Vera Farmiga
· Freddie Highmore
· Max Thieriot
· Nicola Peltz
· Olivia Cooke

Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 10 (List of episodes)
Executive producer(s) Mark Wolper
Roy Lee
John Middleton, Jr.
Kerry Ehrin
Carlton Cuse
Producer(s) Justis Greene
Editor(s) Christopher Nelson
Location(s) Aldergrove, British Columbia
Cinematography Thomas Yatsko
Running time 40 to 47 minutes
(excluding commercials)
Production company(s) American Genre
Carlton Cuse Productions
Kenny Ehrin Productions
Universal Television
Distributor A&E Television
Original channel A&E
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
720p (HDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original run March 18, 2013 (2013-03-18) – present
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/*Bates Motel*/ is an American drama television series developed for
television by Carlton Cuse, Kerry Ehrin and Anthony Cipriano, produced by
Universal Television for A&E.^[1]

The series, being a "contemporary prequel"^[2]^[3] to the 1960 film
/Psycho/ (based on Robert Bloch's novel of the same name), depicts the life
of Norman Bates and his mother Norma prior to the events portrayed in
Hitchcock's film, albeit in a different fictional town ("White Pine Bay,
Oregon," as opposed to the film's "Fairvale, California") and in a modern,
21st-century setting. The series begins after the death of Norma's husband,
when she purchases a motel located in a coastal Oregon town so she and
Norman can start a new life.^[1]^[4]^[5]

The series was filmed in Aldergrove, British Columbia, Canada and premiered
on March 18, 2013, at 10 pm ET/PT.^[6]^[7]^[8]A&E chose to skip a


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