Trying Season 3: Renewal update, release date and everything else you need to know

Apple TV+ Trying Season 3: Renewal update and everything else you need to know
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Will the Apple TV+ series Trying return for another season? Here’s everything you need to know about Trying Season 3. 

The story follows Nikki and Jason, a couple who desperately want to start a family but are having trouble conceiving. They decide to adopt in order to have the baby they want, only to be confronted with a slew of additional obstacles and shocks that come with the adoption process. Andy Wolton developed the British comedic television series Trying. Since its debut, the series has been a critically popular success due to its realistic depictions of infertility and adoption. 

Apple TV+ Trying Season 3: Renewal update and everything else you need to know
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It’s a fascinating story about a young couple wanting to become parents, with a fantastic array of people and a compelling subplot. Furthermore, the series has received positive reviews from both the audience and critics, so its renewal is not surprising. As a result, we’ve compiled a summary of everything you need to know about the release date, plot, and cast, which will help you prepare for the upcoming season. Continue reading to know about Trying Season 3.  

Is Apple TV+ Trying to renew for Season 3?

Yes, it’s official that Apple TV+ has finally renewed Trying for a third season, quoting, “#Trying is back for Season 3 starting July 22.” Take a look at the official announcement shared by Apple TV+’ official Twitter page below:

Moreover, BBC Studios also shared the official confirmation about the series renewal, quoting, “Nikki and Jason are back and in at the deep-end! #Trying Season 3 with @esthervonsmith and Rafe Spall premieres July 22 on @AppleTVPlus, produced by BBC Studios Comedy Productions.”

Trying Season 3 Release Date 

As seen above in the post it is indicated that the release date for Trying Season 3 is officially confirmed for July 22, 2022. The series is produced by BBC Studios Comedy Productions and will be distributed on the Apple TV+ streaming services for the viewers to watch. 

Apple TV+ Trying Season 3: Renewal update and everything else you need to know
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Trying Season 3 Plot 

According to the official press release by Apple TV+, the plot of the upcoming season indicates that after a dramatic end to Season 2, the eight-episode third season of Trying picks up with Nikki (BAFTA nominee Esther Smith) and Jason (SAG Award nominee Rafe Spall) waking up as new parents to two children they are still getting to know. 

Now they just have to keep hold of them, which proves to be trickier than they initially thought. Thrown straight into the parental deep end, Nikki and Jason’s relationships with each other and with their nearest and dearest are tested as they desperately try to navigate the ups and downs of parenting — while hanging onto their kids, and their sanity.

Apple TV+ Trying Season 3: Renewal update and everything else you need to know
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Trying Season 3 Episodes 

Although the exact number of episodes in Trying Season 3 has yet to be revealed, we can expect at least 8 episodes with a runtime of 26-30 minutes, similar to the previous seasons. Furthermore, many shows aim to maintain a consistent episode range for future seasons. So, we can speculate that the upcoming season will have episodes in a similar range. 

So, we recommend that fans wait patiently for these updates, which will eventually be released on time and when the names of each episode are finalized. Until then, binge-watch prior seasons to refresh your memory of what happened in the course of two seasons. Here is a detailed episode guide for Trying Season 1 and Season 2 that will help you understand the plot better. 

Trying Season 1 Episode Guide 

  • S1E1: Nikki and Jason – May 1, 2020
  • S1E2: The Ex-Girlfriend – May 1, 2020
  • S1E3: Tickets for a Queue – May 1, 2020
  • S1E4: Rainbow Castle People – May 1, 2020
  • S1E5: Someone Else’s Kids – May 1, 2020
  • S1E6: Show Me the Love – May 1, 2020
  • S1E7: Good Old Family Map – May 1, 2020
  • S1E8: We Know the Way Out – May 1, 2020

Trying Season 2 Episode Guide 

  • S2E1: A Nice Boy –  May 21, 2021
  • S2E2: The Sun on Your Back –  May 21, 2021
  • S2E3: Big Heads –  May 28, 2021
  • S2E4: Helicopters –  June 4, 2021
  • S2E5: Maddest Sweetest Thing – June 11, 2021
  • S2E6: A Long Way Down – June 18, 2021
  • S2E7: Lift Me Up – June 25, 2021
  • S2E8: I’m Scared – July 2, 2021

Trying Season 3 Cast 

Apple TV+ Trying Season 3: Renewal update and everything else you need to know
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We’d like to point out that the third season could see some new cast additions and exits of some characters, which will be formally confirmed in the coming weeks. Meanwhile, it’s assumed that the original cast will return for the upcoming season to continue the tale from where it was left, as the network has yet to announce any new updates about the casting as of May 20, 2022. We’ve listed down several key cast members who will return to reprise their roles. 

  • Esther Smith as Nikki Newman
  • Rafe Spall as Jason Ross
  • Imelda Staunton as Penny
  • Ophelia Lovibond as Erica
  • Oliver Chris as Freddy
  • Sian Brooke as Karen
  • Darren Boyd as Scott
  • Robyn Cara as Jennifer/Jen
  • Phil Davis as Vic
  • Paula Wilcox as Sandra
  • Marian McLoughlin as Jilly
  • Roderick Smith as John
  • Diana Pozharskaya as Sofia
  • Cush Jumbo as Jane
  • Navin Chowdhry as Deven

Is there a trailer for Trying Season 3? 

No, the official trailer for the upcoming season is not revealed. It is expected that more details will be released about the trailer in the coming weeks. As a result, there is no teaser or trailer accessible for fans to catch peeks of the series’ next chapter and speculate on potential main plotlines. In the meantime, watch this exclusive recap of the previous seasons which showcases that Nikki has been trying to prepare for adoption. But does anyone ever really feel like a grown-up? 

Trying — Nikki: Character Recap | Apple TV+

Where can you stream Trying Season 3? 

Right now you can watch both the seasons of Trying on Apple TV+. You can also stream Trying Season 1 by renting or purchasing on Amazon Instant Video with a subscription plan that the viewers can choose from according to their preference. 

Trying Official Synopsis 

The official synopsis of the series states, “All Nikki and Jason want is a baby—the one thing they can’t have. So they decide to adopt. With their dysfunctional friends, dramatic relatives, and chaotic lives, will the couple succeed in building the family of their dreams?”

Apple TV+ Trying Season 3: Renewal update and everything else you need to know
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Trying Official Overall Reception 

On review aggregator, Rotten Tomatoes, season 1 of Trying holds a 93% approval rating, with an average rating of 7.3/10, while season 2 holds a 97% approval rating and an average rating of 8.5/10. Metacritic gave the series a weighted average score of 69 out of 100 based on 8 reviews, indicating “generally favorable reviews”. According to IMDb, the series has an overall score of 7.8 out of 10 with 6.6K votes. 

Take a look at Trying Season 1 Official Trailer 

Trying — Official Trailer | Apple TV+

Take a look at Trying Season 2 Official Trailer

Trying — Season 2 Official Trailer | Apple TV+

Catch up on Trying Season 1 and 2 on Apple Tv+, and keep an eye out for new updates regarding Trying Season 3.