Update: July 21, 2016 First Look at THE STRAIN Season 3, Premiering August 28 The transformation has begun. It can no longer be denied -- New York City is rapidly falling to an evil epidemic, and no one is coming to its rescue. Its citizens must fight or die. Dr. Ephraim Goodweather and his unlikely allies need to find a way to defeat the embodiment of this evil -- the Master -- before the infection spreads too far and becomes irreparable ... before they become monsters themselves. The Strain season 3 premieres on August 28 at FX.