The first season of Bates Motel premiered on March 18, 2013, and concluded on May 20, 2013. The season consisted of 10 episodes and aired on Monday nights at 10pm ET/PT on A&E. The series is described as a “contemporary prequel” to the 1960 film Psycho and follows 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.
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 10
Original channel A&E
Original run March 18, 2013 – May 20, 2013