There are certain shows that leave viewers wanting more because they completely grab their hearts, and this time around, it’s the magic of Miami’s music scene that has beautifully come to life because of Shea Serrano’s vision for this new series, titled Neon! In a short span of time, the series surely has been one of the most talked-about shows in Netflix’s comedy catalog, leaving no doubt in our minds why the fans have started to wonder if the series will be renewed for a second season.
Without a shadow of a doubt, the audience who binge-watched the show in a few hours surely wants to once again experience the pristine beaches, bright lights, and never-ending nightlife of Miami, the Magic City, through the world of reggaeton. So, if you are speculating about the same thing, then you have reached the right place! For your consideration, we at Web News Observer have compiled all the latest updates about the potential renewal status of Neon Season 2.
Neon Season 2 Renewal Status: Will there be another season?
We know that the anticipation among the viewers who tuned into streaming the first season is at an all-time high, but we have to inform the readers that, as of writing this, no new updates relating to the series’ early renewal for a second season have been announced by Netflix or the show creators.
One of the biggest reasons is that the show just premiered its very first season a few hours ago, and most of the viewers haven’t even streamed all the episodes, which makes it way too early to evaluate the accurate reception with respect to ratings and viewership for the show’s creators to go ahead and justify approval of another season as it at times takes up to 28 days to get the accurate results that determine the demand for the show.
Hence, it is understandable why the network hasn’t jumped at the opportunity to greenlight a second season this early on. Due to this, the current renewal status of Neon Season 2 is neither here nor there, and in the coming weeks, anything can happen! On the bright side, there is still hope left, if the renewal isn’t announced after a month, then there are chances that the network might still be in the evaluation stage of the show’s post-release performance in order to get another season greenlit.
Until then, we urge the readers to check out and keep streaming the show, as it can help increase viewership, which might help in getting a renewal approved only if you want to see the next chapter of this captivating story expand further with more seasons unfolding the tale on your screens.
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Neon Season 2 Release Date: If renewed, when can it premiere on Netflix?
If the renewal is approved by the end of 2023, then this kind of paints the picture that the chances of a second season happening will still be on the table, as the crew might start production around the first or second quarter of next year only if the actor’s strike (SAG-AFTRA) also gets resolved like the WGA strike. Due to this, the series will be able to be released on time and will eventually premiere worldwide sometime around the fall of 2024, with the likely release window at the same time slot as every Netflix original series, which is 12:00 a.m. (PT) or 3:00 a.m. (ET) on the streaming platform.
Interested viewers may also set notifications to receive updates on whether Netflix approves or even cancels Neon’s second season, leaving it to be a standalone series. Likewise, we would like to emphasize that this is all guesswork at this time, and fans should keep an eye on this topic.
Neon Season 1: What is the series about?
“An aspiring reggaeton star and his best friends move to Miami on a mission, weathering roadblocks and reality checks together in their quest for success.”
Small-city Florida musician Santi is determined to follow in the footsteps of Latin music hitmakers like Daddy Yankee (who’s an executive producer on Neon), and his two best friends will stop at nothing to make him a star. Along the way, the trio meet power players and fellow dreamers who could change their lives forever — or crush their hopes into dust. Unexpected highs and silly mishaps aplenty follow.
As the show chronicles not only their larger-than-life dreams but the harsh comic realities of navigating the music industry, with a few familiar faces have also made cameo appearances — Brray, Jon Z, LYANNO, Jowell, Ken-Y, Jota Rosa, Villano Antillano, and Daddy Yankee. Executive Produced by Daddy Yankee, original songs produced by Tainy.
The show’s cast includes Tyler Dean Flores as Santi, a budding artist who hopes to become the biggest reggaeton star in the world; Emma Ferreira (Unstable) as his manager Ness; and Jordan Mendoza (Kaleidoscope) as Felix. Insecure’s Courtney Taylor plays Mia, an A&R rep who takes an interest in Santi. The rest of the cast includes Santiago Cabrera as Oscar, Jordana Brewster as Gina, Genesis Rodriguez as Isa, Zack Fox as Zale, Jhayco as Javier Luna, and Villana as herself.
In addition to this, the series is co-created by executive producers Shea Serrano and Max Searle, who also serves as showrunner. Joining Serrano and Searle are Scooter Braun, James Shin, and Scott Manson for SB Projects, and Anne Clements. Kyle Vinuya and Demi Adejuyigbe are set to co-executive produce, and Jordan Mendoza serves as consulting producer.
“We’re starting from the bottom,” Emmy-winning director Oz Rodriguez, who helmed Neon’s series premiere, tells Tudum. “The fact that it was the story about these Latino kids trying to make it [excited me]… They’re not there yet, but they’re chasing the bright neon lights.”
Lastly, subscribers can now binge-watch all 8 episodes of the show exclusively on Netflix, with other series of the same genre also accessible with a range of membership options depending on the package you choose. The basic membership starts at $9.99/month, and the standard membership starts at $15.49/month at no additional cost with any of their services. You might not be able to watch this content because of geo-blocking, but using a VPN can help you get access to various content.
Take a look at the official trailer of the first season below:
Let us know in the comments section if you want another season of Neon or not.