Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why was a phenomenon for the streaming service, starting conversations about bullying, rape and teen suicide, as well as complaints that it was glamorizing suicide. Season two premiered this year to less of a divided reaction and more just agreement that it was unnecessary and even more problematic. Nevertheless, Netflix greenlit a third season, which Vice President of Original Programming Cindy Holland said is currently being written.
Meanwhile, when it comes to Netflix’s more recent controversial series Insatiable, which has been criticized for fat shaming, they don’t seem to be worried about the backlash and think the full series will clear up some of the initial concerns viewers have had. Read More »
The first season of Netflix’s teen-centric drama 13 Reasons Why cut through the Peak TV clutter and got people talking, but when season 2 debuted late last month, there wasn’t nearly the same amount of buzz around the show. Most of the reviews pointed out that the show had already extended itself too far beyond its initial premise with its second season, but Netflix, cackling in the face of logic and reason, has officially announced that 13 Reasons Why season 3 is coming to the streaming service next year. Read More »
The highly anticipated second season of 13 Reasons Why hits streaming today, and Netflix has released a whole new trailer to remind you of that fact.
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Netflix famously doesn’t release viewership numbers for its individual shows or movies, but it’s safe to say that 13 Reasons Why made a big splash when it debuted on the streaming service last year. The show earned high praise from critics, courted controversy for its depiction of rape and suicide, and seemed to be all anyone could talk about for a while after its release.
Despite leaving some lingering unanswered questions, it seemed as if the series could wrap up after one season. But it’s coming back for a season two later this week, and early reviews from critics suggest it should have quit while it was ahead. Read More »
The official 13 Reasons Why season 2 trailer is here, and things look darker than ever at Liberty High. The high school students are all still reeling from the aftermath of Hannah Baker’s (Katherine Langford) death and the vindictive tapes that she left behind pointing fingers at the perpetrators. And it looks like the tapes won’t be the only anonymous ’90s technology that will take the school by storm this season.
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We discovered the 13 reasons why, but what’s next? The fallout of the tragic death of Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford) continues in the 13 Reasons Why season 2 trailer, which announces the season 2 premiere date of the critically acclaimed Netflix teen drama series. Read More »
Hannah’s story may not over, but it may be delayed for a little while longer.
The production of 13 Reasons Why season 2 has temporarily been halted, due to the forest fires ravaging the Northern California location where the Netflix series is shooting. You don’t need more reasons than that.
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This morning brought the cavalcade of nominations for the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards, which will be handed out in September. Westworld was out in front with a whopping 22 nominations for its freshman season while other debut shows like This Is Us, as well as continuing shows like Veep and Saturday Night Live, also landed a surprising number of nods. But there are only so many slots for nominees and plenty of shows were snubbed by the Television Academy. Thankfully, it wasn’t all bad news though as there were some pleasant (sometimes goofy) surprises as well.
Below, we run through the biggest 2017 Emmy snubs and surprises. Read More »
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For the past several weeks, 13 Reasons Why‘s writer’s room has been busy working on the acclaimed and controversial drama’s second season. The confirmation of a second season only arrived two days ago, and a month after season one became available on Netflix. The series ends where Jay Asher‘s book finished, but showrunner Bryan Yorkey believes there’s far more to the story yet to be told.
Below, Yorkey discusses 13 Reasons Why season 2.
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UPDATE: Netfix has officially ordered a second season of 13 Reasons Why. The season will have 13 episodes and is slated to arrive sometime in 2018. Details are sparse, but the show is said to continue in the aftermath of Hannah Baker’s death when the characters being their complicated journeys toward healing and recovery. You can watch a brief teaser right here. Our original story from April 28th follows below.
If the buzz around the hit Netflix show 13 Reasons Why — and the fact that Riverdale regular Ross Butler left the series due “other commitments” — wasn’t enough to confirm a second season, then this news is.
Reports say that a writer’s room for 13 Reasons Why has been working on a second season for several weeks now, despite the lack of confirmation on the second season from Netflix. So it looks like we’ll be seeing how the students at Liberty High School are faring after the events of that cliffhanger finale. Hit the jump to learn about the 13 Reasons Why Season 2 writers room.
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