Bates Motel: Behind the Scenes: Becoming Norman (Season 3) | A&E
Bates Motel: Norman is Upset with His Mother (Season 3, Episode 3) | A&E
The third season of Bates Motel consisted of 10 episodes and premiered on A&E on March 9, 2015. The season aired on Mondays at 9 p.m. ET/PT, and concluded on May 11, 2015. The series itself is described as a "contemporary prequel" to the 1960 film Psycho, following the life of Norman Bates and his mother Norma prior to the events portrayed in the Hitchcock film. The series takes place in the fictional town of White Pine Bay, Oregon.