‘The Big Door Prize’ renewed for Season 2

‘The Big Door Prize’ renewed for Season 2
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Yes, you heard it right! Chris O’Dowd as Dusty will be making a comeback on the screen. Here is everything we know so far about

The Big Door Prize Season 2.

Are you excited to see what happens next in this beloved comedy television series? Then you have reached the right place, as we have compiled all the necessary details about the recently renewed second season, which has been greenlit earlier than expected as the final episode of the first season is scheduled to air on May 17, 2023.

It is not a shock that the network renewed it for another season. As the overall reception speaks for itself! The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reported a 91% approval rating with an average rating of 7.1/10, based on 23 critic reviews.

The website’s critics’ consensus reads, “Turning a high concept into a grounded good time, The Big Door Prize realizes its full potential thanks to a lovable cast of relatable characters.” Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned a score of 71 out of 100 based on 15 critics, indicating “generally favorable reviews.”

‘The Big Door Prize’ renewed for Season 2

After this good news, we would also like to highlight that the prospective premiere date for the second season has yet to be acknowledged! But if we have to predict the potential release date of Season 2, it might premiere sometime around early 2024 at the same designated release window on the streaming platform.

We would like to highlight that the second season has been in production in Atlanta, Georgia for the last few months so the release window seems likely to be accurate. Of course, at this point in time, this is just speculation!

Until there is any formal confirmation, we would suggest that the fans keep a close eye on the social media handles of the network to learn about any new updates and developments of the much anticipated The Big Door Prize Season 2. Take a look at the official renewal announcement below, as shared on the official Twitter handle, quoting, “This show has potential. The Big Door Prize is returning for Season 2.” 

The Big Door Prize Season 2: What to expect in the new season?

Though the first season hasn’t completed its entire run yet, it is reported to conclude with its finale episode, which is scheduled to air next month on May 17, 2023. This makes it way too early to predict the plotlines, but it is certain that the episode will continue its story will with a potential cliffhanger and explore the dynamics. 

If you haven’t been able to watch the show yet, we’ve summarized the synopsis of the first season for you, which will definitely entice you to watch it as soon as possible. The show is based on M.O. Walsh’s novel of the same name, “The Big Door Prize,” which tells the story of a small town that is forever changed when a mysterious machine appears in the general store, promising to reveal each resident’s true life potential.

‘The Big Door Prize’ renewed for Season 2

In the show, Dusty Hubbard, a seemingly content, cheerful family man, and high school teacher, watches everyone around him reevaluate their life choices and ambitions based on the machine’s printouts which leave him questioning his own happiness. Though he remains skeptical of the machine.

But his wife Cass starts to dive into the idea that she could have something bigger in store for her. Up until the arrival of the Morpho machine, the couple lived a seemingly easy and safe life. But all of that changes when the community is forced to take stock of their unfulfilled achievements in pursuit of a better future. 

“We are so grateful to the audiences around the world who have already embraced the weird little hopes and dreams of our Deerfield residents, and we could not be more excited about where we plan to take them in season two,” said David West Read. “Thanks to our partners at Apple TV+ and Skydance, we have an incredible opportunity to keep building the magic and mysteries of The Big Door Prize with this truly remarkable ensemble cast.”

‘The Big Door Prize’ renewed for Season 2

The cast members who are expected to their roles in the new season include Chris O’Dowd as Dusty, Gabrielle Dennis as Cass, Damon Gupton as Father Reuben, Josh Segarra as Giorgio, Christian Adam as Trevor, Sammy Fourlas as Jacob, Djouliet Amara as Trina, Ally Maki as Hana, Crystal R. Fox as Izzy, Jim Meskimen as Cary Hubbard, and Deirdre O’Connell as Eloise Hubbard. 

Read serves as showrunner and executive producer with David Ellison and Dana Goldberg of Skydance Television. Miky Lee, Young Kyu Kim, and Hyun Park executive produce for CJ ENM/Studio Dragon with Bill Bost and Sarah Walker. Anu Valia, Molly McGlynn, Todd Biermann, Jenée LaMarque, and Declan Lowney also directed season one. It is produced by Skydance Television and CJ ENM/Studio Dragon.

‘The Big Door Prize’ renewed for Season 2

The Big Door Prize Season 2 Episodes and Streaming Options

The upcoming season is expected to have a total of 10 episodes with an average runtime of 29 to 35 minutes. On the other hand, the episode titles and synopsis of the series have not been released yet. The network will publish those details when the episodes are due to air on the streaming service. So, we would advise fans to be patient while waiting for these updates. 

In the meantime, check out the official episode guide for the first season to learn more about the plot so far and when the next episode will air on the channel so you can be prepared and not miss any new episodes.

Episode 1: Dusty: Family man and teacher Dusty Hubbard begins to reevaluate his life and happiness after the arrival of a strange machine called the Morpho.

Episode  2: Cass: Dusty and Cass host a dinner as she wrestles with what her Morpho card might mean; Deerfield’s citizens start making drastic life changes.

Episode 3: Jacob: As the town prepares for Deerfield High’s homecoming basketball game, Jacob is encouraged to step into his brother’s shoes.

Episode 4: Father Reuben: A Morpho-inspired wedding leads to celebration; Father Reuben struggles with the machine’s growing influence.

Episode 5: Trina: Despite her feelings of guilt, Trina celebrates Jacob’s birthday at the Kovac house. Dusty and Cass visit a themed hotel for a romantic getaway.

‘The Big Door Prize’ renewed for Season 2

Episode 6 will release on April 19, 2023, followed by the remaining episode streaming on a weekly basis every Wednesday and concluding its entire run with the season finale episode on May 17, 2023. The next episodes will explore how a small town is forever changed when a mysterious machine appears, promising to reveal everyone’s true potential. Soon, residents start changing jobs, rethinking relationships, and questioning long-held beliefs.

So, it is time for you to renew your membership plans for Apple TV+ and explore the original series from the massive catalog, which offers premium, compelling series to watch across all your favorite screens. As this series premiered alongside “Truth Be Told” season three, “Dear Edward,” “Jane,” “Liaison,” “The Reluctant Traveller,” and more. Check out the 2:27-minute trailer with the tagline, “Only You (and the Morpho machine) Know your true potential.”

The Big Door Prize — Official Trailer | Apple TV+

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