This Christmas season just got much better! The Santa Clauses Season 2 is happening at Disney+. Continue reading to find out more.
The good news has finally arrived and Scott Calvin will return. He is cheerful as ever despite playing Santa Claus for close to thirty years! But as interest in Christmas dwindles, so does his Santa magic.
The viewers are eager to learn the answers to some of the main concerns for this new adaptation of the film into a series, such as whether it will be a part of the Disney+ lineup for television or not. As a result, it is very understandable why these questions have heightened the anticipation of viewers for the new season. If you are one of those who want to get clarity about the release date, plot, and cast, then look no further, as we’ve compiled all of the relevant information on The Santa Clauses Season 2.
Continue reading until you reach the end to find all of your answers.
The Santa Clauses Season 2 Renewal Status
The Santa Clauses was renewed for a second season in December 2022. According to Deadline, it was recently announced that Disney+ has renewed the show for Season 2, quoting, “This franchise has had a lasting impact for so many families, truly becoming part of their annual holiday traditions,” said Ayo Davis, president, of Disney Branded Television.
“Bringing it back as a series has been a true gift, and I’m grateful to our producing partners at 20th Television and, of course, Tim Allen and team, that we have yet another reason to celebrate this holiday season.” The official Twitter handle of the show also confirmed the news among its followers, quoting, “We have some very merry news to share! Season two of #TheSantaClauses is coming to #DisneyPlus.” Take a look at the post below:
We have some very merry news to share! Season two of #TheSantaClauses is coming to #DisneyPlus. pic.twitter.com/j76UCk1ESn
— The Santa Clauses (@santaclauses) December 14, 2022
The Santa Clauses Season 2 Release Date and Time Slot
The prospective premiere date has yet to be acknowledged. But if we have to predict the potential release date of The Santa Clauses Season 2, it might happen sometime around late 2023. It is expected to air at the same time slot of 10 pm EST on Disney+, which premiered its first season on November 16, 2022. As stated above, a statement about the show’s official release date and time slot is still pending confirmation by the network. In the meantime, we recommend viewers stream the new episodes of the first season.
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The Santa Clauses Season 2 Plot
The Santa Clauses is an American Christmas comedy television series created by Jack Burditt for Disney+ and based on The Santa Clause film series. It serves as a continuation and sequel to The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006). The second season is expected to continue the plot from the first season in which the viewers got to see that Scott Calvin (Allen) returns after being Santa Claus for nearly thirty years, and he’s as jolly as ever. But as Christmas declines in popularity, so does his Santa magic. Scott struggles to keep up with the demands of the job, as well as being there for his family. Upon discovering there is a way to retire from his post, Scott considers stepping down as Santa Claus and finding a worthy successor so that he can become a better father and husband.
The Santa Clauses Season 2 Cast and Crew
The main cast members series who will reprise their roles in the new season are as follows Tim Allen as Scott Calvin / Santa Claus, Elizabeth Mitchell as Carol Calvin / Mrs. Claus, Austin Kane as Buddy “Cal” Calvin-Claus, Elizabeth Allen-Dick as Sandra Calvin-Claus, Matilda Lawler as Betty, Devin Bright as Noel, Rupali Redd as Grace Choksi, and Kal Penn as Simon Choksi / Santa Claus. The recurring cast members are Isabella Bennett as Edie, Sasha Knight as Crouton, Izaac Wang as Hugo, Laura San Giacomo as La Befana, Liam Kyle as Gary, and Ruby Jay as Riley.
Mitchell is introduced as Carol in the 2002 sequel The Santa Clause 2 when Allen’s character must find a Mrs. Claus in order to continue being Santa. Allen also executive produces the series alongside Jack Burditt, who serves as showrunner. Kevin Hench, Richard Baker, and Rick Messina will serve as executive producers along with Jason Winer and Jon Radler for Small Dog Picture Company. Allen first portrayed Santa/Scott Calvin in the 1994 film The Santa Clause. The Disney Branded Television series is a production of 20th Television, a part of Disney Television Studios.
The Santa Clauses Season 2 Episodes and Streaming Options
The forthcoming season is expected to have 6 episodes. It is expected to release the first two episodes available immediately and the remaining episodes are to drop on a weekly basis. It is speculated that it is intended to follow the same framework as the prior seasons to be consistent. On the other hand, we’d also like to point out that, as of December 16, 2022, the exact titles and numbers for the episodes cannot be confirmed. In order to receive updates on when the show premieres on Disney+, interested viewers can also enable notifications.
The series can be streamed at Disney+ is the streaming home of Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and more. From new releases to your favorite classics and exclusive Originals, there’s something for everyone, all ad-free. The members have options to choose from a number of plans based on a monthly or yearly basis, which the users can opt for as per their preferences which allows viewers to watch new series and movies based on location when the content is available to air worldwide.
The Santa Clauses Season 1: A Quick Recap
The Santa Clauses was the 10th most streamed television series across all platforms in the United States, during the week of November 14, 2022, to November 20, 2022. The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reported an approval rating of 53% with an average rating of 5.5/10, based on 19 critic reviews.
The website’s critics’ consensus reads, “The Santa Clauses is a bit ho ho ho-hum as a continuation of the holiday franchise, but it’s hardly a lump of coal thanks to Tim Allen’s spirited return as Father Christmas, along with a dash of yuletide nostalgia.” Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned a score of 55 out of 100 based on six critics, indicating “mixed or average reviews.”
- Episode 1: Good to Ho: Scott Calvin struggles to keep up with the demands of being Santa Claus.
- Episode 2: The Secessus Clause: Scott learns of the Secessus clause and contemplates retirement.
- Episode 3: Into the Wobbly Woods: Scott interviews candidates for the role of Santa.
- Episode 4: The Shoes off the Bed Clause: The Calvins adjust to their new life in Chicago.
- Episode 5: Across the Yule-Verse: Scott learns the truth about how he came to be Santa.
- Episode 6: A Christmas to Remember: The Calvins race against the clock to save Christmas.
The official trailer of the first season was released on October 27, 2022, with the tagline stating, “Scott struggles to keep up with the demands of the job, as well as being there for his family. Upon discovering there is a way to retire from his post, Scott considers stepping down as Santa Claus and finding a worthy successor so that he can become a better father and husband.” The clip gives a little insight into the plot and character arcs of the beloved series. Take a look at the official trailer below:
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