The Gilded Age: Season 2 Renewal for the HBO Period Drama Series – Canceled + Renewed TV Shows

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The struggle between old money and new money will continue. Golden age has been renewed for a second season on HBO. The fourth episode of the first season airs tonight.

A period drama series, Golden age The TV show was created by Julian Fellowes and stars Carrie Coon, Morgan Spector, Denée Benton, Louisa Jacobson, Taissa Farmiga, Blake Ritson, Simon Jones, Harry Richardson, Thomas Cocquerel and Jack Gilpin, with Cynthia Nixon and Christine Baranski . Other performers include Ben Ahlers, Michael Cerveris, Kelley Curran, Claybourne Elder, Linda Emond, Katie Finneran, Amy Forsyth, Michel Gill, Ward Horton, Bill Irwin, Sullivan Jones, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Nathan Lane, Audra McDonald, Debra Monk, Donna Murphy, Kristine Nielsen, Kelli O’Hara, Patrick Page, Taylor Richardson, Douglas Sills, John Douglas Thompson, Jeanne Tripplehorn and Erin Wilhelmi. The American Golden Age was a time of immense economic change, great conflict between old ways and brand new systems, and enormous fortunes made and lost. In the context of this transformation, the story of this show begins in 1882 with young Marian Brook (Jacobson) leaving rural Pennsylvania for New York. After the death of her father, she goes to live with her very old aunts, Agnes van Rhijn (Baranski) and Ada Brook (Nixon). Accompanied by Peggy Scott (Benton), an aspiring writer in search of a fresh start, Marian inadvertently finds herself embroiled in a social war between one of her old money aunts and her prodigiously wealthy neighbors – a mogul ruthless railway and his ambitious wife, George (Spector) and Bertha Russel (Coon).

Airing on Monday nights, the first season of Golden age has an average rating of 0.04 in the 18-49 demographic and 534,000 viewers in Live+ same-day ratings (including DVR playback until 3:00 a.m.). Although these numbers do not include delayed or streaming viewing, they are a very good indicator of a show’s performance, especially when compared to others on the same channel. There may be other economic factors involved in a show’s fate, but generally the highest-rated series are renewed and the lowest-rated ones are canceled.

Here is HBO’s second season renewal announcement:

HBO renews drama series THE GILDED AGE for a second season

The HBO drama series THE GILDED AGE has been renewed for a second season. From creator Julian Fellowes (“Downton Abbey”), HBO’s THE GILDED AGE debuted Jan. 24 with episodes currently streaming on HBO Max. The nine-episode drama series features an ensemble cast of Carrie Coon, Morgan Spector, Louisa Jacobson, Denée Benton, Taissa Farmiga, Blake Ritson, Simon Jones, Harry Richardson, Thomas Cocquerel, Jack Gilpin, with Cynthia Nixon and Christine Baransky. The Season 1 finale airs March 21.

Logline: The American Golden Age was a time of immense economic change, great conflict between old ways and brand new systems, and enormous fortunes made and lost. Against the backdrop of this transformation, HBO’s The Gilded Age begins in 1882 with young Marian Brook (Louisa Jacobson) leaving rural Pennsylvania for New York after her father’s death to live with her aunts Agnes van Rhijn (Christine Baranski) and Ada Brook (Cynthia Nixon). Accompanied by Peggy Scott (Denée Benton), an aspiring writer in search of a fresh start, Marian inadvertently finds herself entangled in a social war between one of her aunts, a scion of the old gambling , and his prodigiously wealthy neighbors, a ruthless railroad magnate and his ambitious wife, George (Morgan Spector) and Bertha Russell (Carrie Coon). Exposed to a world on the verge of the modern era, will Marian follow the established rules of society or forge her own path?

Additional cast (in alphabetical order): Ben Ahlers, Michael Cerveris, Kelley Curran, Claybourne Elder, Linda Emond, Katie Finneran, Amy Forsyth, Michel Gill, Ward Horton, Bill Irwin, Sullivan Jones, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Nathan Lane, Audra McDonald, Debra Monk, Donna Murphy, Kristine Nielsen, Kelli O’Hara, Patrick Page, Taylor Richardson, Douglas Sills, John Douglas Thompson, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Erin Wilhelmi

IndieWire called the series “extensive” and “breathtaking”, while NPR applauded the series as “brilliantly broadcast and beautifully shot…addictive and juicy”.

The first episode of THE GILDED AGE has been touted as HBO’s best Monday night debut since “Chernobyl.”

Francesca Orsi, Executive Vice President, HBO Programming, said, “Julian Fellowes and the entire GILDED AGE family have us completely captivated with their retelling of late 19th century New York extravaganza. Along with our partners at Universal Television, we couldn’t be prouder to embark on a Season 2 with this extraordinarily talented team.

Erin Underhill, President, Universal Television quotes, “The first season of THE GILDED AGE is the beginning of an epic story that introduced a fascinating world full of intriguing characters. The scope of Julian’s vision is ambitious, and we’re excited to continue exploring the depths of this fascinating era with HBO.

Season 1 Credits: Creator/Writer/Executive Producer, Julian Fellowes; executive producer, Gareth Neame; director/executive producer, Michael Engler; executive producer, David Crockett; director/executive producer Salli Richardson-Whitfield; executive producer Bob Greenblatt; Writer/co-executive producer Sonja Warfield; Co-executive producer Erica Dunbar. THE GILDED AGE is a co-production between HBO and Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group.

What do you think? did you watch Golden age TV series on HBO? Are you happy to know that this period drama has been renewed for a second season?

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