Sadly, it looks like the time to say a final goodbye to the spin-off of Supernatural has arrived sooner than anyone expected!
All of the viewers who have tuned in to stream the first season of the show are now wondering whether the latest reports are true or not. If you recall, the first season concluded a few months ago with its final episode, “Hey, That’s No Way to Say Goodbye,” on March 7, 2023, which has been a while. So, it is reasonable to inquire about the show’s future plans.
As it received a good score on the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, 100% of the 8 critic reviews for The Winchesters are positive, with an average rating of 6.9/10. It was also the most-watched series debut during the 2022–23 season for The CW. With 13 episodes, the show has been able to capture the interest of viewers who want to learn more about the character arcs introduced to the audience in just one season, which appears to have been unfortunately brief.
If you’re interested in learning more about the current status of this dark fantasy drama television series, then you’ve come to the right place! Especially for you, we at Web News Observer have compiled a list of all the most important and up-to-date information. Here is everything we know about the possibility of The Winchesters’ Season 2.
The Winchesters Season 2: Is it renewed or canceled?
Sadly, the opportunity to watch more seasons of “The Winchesters,” was short-lived, as The CW network has confirmed that the spin-off series has been canceled after just one season with Kung Fu and Walker Independence, which have also been scrapped.
Although this is unfortunate news, it looks like there is a chance that the show might be shopped around to other networks as The Winchesters studio, Warner Bros. Television, has been preparing to look for a new home in its efforts to meet the demand from the fans, who to want the show to be continued.
That’s not all! Executive producer and narrator Jensen Ackles also took to Twitter on Thursday in an effort to mobilize Supernatural fans on a #SaveTheWinchesters campaign to find the canceled Supernatural prequel a new home. Also, check out the message on Jensen Ackles’s official Twitter handle below:
— Jensen Ackles (@JensenAckles) May 12, 2023
The Winchesters: What is the series about?
The official synopsis of the series states: Before Sam and Dean, there were their parents, John and Mary. Told from the perspective of narrator Dean Winchester (Ackles), The Winchesters is the epic, untold love story of how John Winchester met Mary Campbell and put it all on the line to not only save their love, but the entire world. When John returns home from fighting in Vietnam, a mysterious encounter sparks a new mission to trace his father’s past.
In his journey, he crosses paths with 19-year-old demon hunter Mary, who is also searching for answers after the disappearance of her own father. Together, the two join forces with young hunter-in-training Latika and easygoing hunter Carlos to uncover the hidden truths about both their families.
Their investigation leads them to a rare book emporium, whose owner Ada takes an interest in the occult and could provide the missing pieces to their puzzle. But secrets run deep for both the Winchesters and Campbells, and despite the best efforts of John’s mother Millie to protect her son from pursuing a dangerous life of demon hunting, John and Mary are both determined to work together to uphold their families’ legacies while beginning to form a family of their own.
— The Winchesters (@WinchestersOnCW) April 25, 2023
The Winchesters: What happened in the finale?
The finale starts with a flashback, Dean, who is pursuing the Akrida with Bobby Singer, gives Henry’s letter to John after he returns from Vietnam. The Akrida Queen, who was exiled from the world because she couldn’t be slain in the 1600s, was revealed to be a hunter by the name of Joan Hopkins.
She had been hunting and ingesting monster essences when they were first discovered, which drove her insane. Ada sacrifices the magic Rowena gave her in order to save her companion Lata after she becomes possessed by an Akrida.
The others use the Ostium to try to resurrect Dean, whom Joan banished, as John, Carlos, and Samuel work to stop Joan from activating her gateway. They are successful in bringing back the Impala, which Mary uses to murder Joan because it is not from their world, and they also destroy the Akrida. In addition to revealing that the Monster Club is in a different reality.
Dean saves Mary from Joan’s portal. After passing through heaven, Dean decided to take a diversion around the multiverse in search of a world where his family had a happy ending. Instead, he came to the Akrida, which Chuck had developed as a backup plan in case he was defeated. Sam’s safety was also in danger from the Akrida.
Later, Dean disobeyed Jack’s orders not to meddle in order to stop them. Dean sends his parents his hunter’s journal before leaving with Jack and Bobby. Later, The Colt will have a reference in case they ever run into Azazel.
Dean is hesitant to give them a real name when they ask him what his name is. With Jack and Bobby following, he then vanishes to return to heaven. Following the incident, John and Mary depart to plan their future together as their friends carry on with their hunts. Take a look at the official promo of the finale episode below:
The Winchesters Cast and Crew
The main cast members of the series are Meg Donnelly as Mary Campbell, Drake Rodger as John Winchester, Nida Khurshid as Latika “Lata” Dar, Jojo Fleites as Carlos Cervantez, Demetria McKinney as Ada Monroe, and Bianca Kajlich as Millie Winchester, John’s mother. The recurring cast members include Jensen Ackles as Dean Winchester, Gil McKinney as Henry Winchester, Tom Welling as Samuel Campbell, and Bridget Regan as Rockin’ Roxy.
In addition to this, the first season had some guest stars which includes Rob Benedict as Tango, Richard Speight Jr. as Loki, Ruth Connell as Rowena MacLeod, Jim Beaver as Bobby Singer, and Alexander Calvert as Jack Kline. The series is produced by Chaos Machine Productions, Warner Bros. Television, and CBS Studios. From writer-executive producer Robbie Thompson, executive producers Jensen Ackles, and Danneel Ackles, and director-executive producer Glen Winter.
— The Winchesters (@WinchestersOnCW) March 15, 2023
The Winchesters: Where to stream?
All the episodes of The Winchesters are available to stream exclusively on the CW network and the streaming app with a vast number of membership plans according to the preference and location of the users. The series is also available to stream on HBO Max, based on the selected region where the platform has been launched. You can stream The Winchesters by renting or purchasing on iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Google Play, and Vudu.
If you haven’t streamed the show and want to get more context beforehand, then check out the trailer of the first season, which also elaborates on the fact that the series is set in the 1970s, as Dean Winchester narrates the story of how his parents, John Winchester and Mary Campbell, met, fell in love, and fought monsters together while in search of their missing fathers, and how they put it all on the line to not only save their love but the entire world. Take a look at the official trailer below:
Catch up with the first season, and let us know in the comments how you feel about the cancelation of The Winchesters.