HBO wants to keep up with East Highland teens. the Euphoria The series has been renewed for a third season on the cable channel. The second season is currently airing and will end on February 27.
A drama series for teenagers, the Euphoria The TV show stars Zendaya, Hunter Schafer, Nika King, Eric Dane, Angus Cloud, Jacob Elordi, Algee Smith, Sydney Sweeney, Alexa Demie, Barbie Ferreira, Maude Apatow, Javon Walton, Dominic Fike, Storm Reid and Austin Abrams. The story centers on a group of high school students in East Highland as they try to find their way through life’s tricky path. Amid the city’s intertwined lives, 17-year-old recovering drug addict Rue Bennett (Zendaya) tries to find hope while balancing the pressures of love, loss, and addiction..
The second season of Euphoria has an average rating of 0.10 in the 18-49 demographic and 279,000 viewers in Live+ same-day ratings (includes all DVR playback until 3:00 a.m.). Compared to the first season, this represents a 51% drop in the demo and a 50% drop in viewership in the Live+ same day ratings (including DVR playback until 3:00 a.m.). The second season got off to a slow start but the following episodes got better. According to HBO, the premiere drew 2.4 million viewers across all platforms and overtook the first episode of the first season.
Here is the second season renewal announcement:
HBO renews drama series EUPHORIA for a third season
· HBO today announced that the Emmy(R) award-winning drama series EUPHORIA has been renewed for a third season.
Created, written, directed and produced by Sam Levinson, starring Emmy(R) winner Zendaya, and produced in partnership with A24, the eight-episode second season of EUPHORIA kicked off January 9 with episodes airing every week on HBO and HBO Max. The season 2 finale will air on February 27.
· Season 2 executive producers: Sam Levinson, Kevin Turen, Ravi Nandan, Drake, Adel “Future” Nur, Zendaya, Will Greenfield, Ashley Levinson, Ron Leshem, Daphna Levin and Hadas Mozes Lichtenstein. Based on the Israeli series of the same name, created by HOT’s Ron Leshem and Daphna Levin.
Season 2 regulars: Emmy(R) winner Zendaya, Hunter Schafer, Nika King, Eric Dane, Angus Cloud, Jacob Elordi, Algee Smith, Sydney Sweeney, Alexa Demie, Barbie Ferreira, Maude Apatow, Javon Walton , Dominic Fike, Storm Reid and Austin Abrams.
Season 2 Logline: Amid the intertwined lives in the town of East Highland, 17-year-old Rue (Zendaya) must find hope while balancing the pressures of love, loss, and addiction .
· NPR heralded the second season of EUPHORIA as “a creative triumph”, calling it “thrilling, daring, disturbing and compelling”. Vulture praised it for “an abundance of artistic confidence that makes it intoxicating to watch”. Mashable hailed the season as “spectacular”, “incredibly daring”, and “an electrifying run”, noting that “Zendaya is at her career best”.
The Season 2 premiere of EUPHORIA debuted as the most-watched episode of an HBO series ever to air on HBO Max, currently with over 14 million viewers across all platforms, over double the average audience for season 1 (6.6 million viewers per episode). The season two premiere was also the most social premium cable episode since the “Game of Thrones” finale in May 2019.
Quote from Francesca Orsi, Executive Vice President, HBO Programming: “Sam, Zendaya, and the entire cast and crew of EUPHORIA took Season 2 to extraordinary heights, defying convention and narrative form, while retaining his heart. We couldn’t be more honored to work with this gifted and immensely talented team or more excited to continue our journey with them in Season 3.”
What do you think? Did you enjoy the Euphoria TV shows? Are you happy to know that this HBO drama series has been renewed for a third season?