If you finished watching Netflix's new black comedy-drama series After Life, you are likely looking forward to a Season 2. So guys, we have an exciting news for you since Netflix has officially confirmed the renewal. No specific release date has been announced so far. However, Netflix has confirmed that the upcoming season would consist of six episodes and is set to return in 2020. Ricky Gervais immediately reacted at the decision made by Netflix and emphasized that he was impressed with the response from viewers. We just want to leave his tweet below.
Thanks again for all the love for #AfterLife. I have never had a reaction like this. The reviews have been great but the response from viewers has been fucking amazing. And that means so much more to me. You are the best fans in the world. Oh, and I've started writing series 2. pic.twitter.com/3tv4jxWqu8— Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) March 27, 2019
Indeed, the reception concerning After Life Season 1 was impressive. On Rotten Tomatoes, the black dramedy holds a score of 6.29/10 and a 71% approval rating from critics, while the viewers have rated the debut season of the web series at 4.5/5 and have given a 92% approval rating. On IMDb, After Life keeps a score of 8.5/10 based on about 35,000 votes. Looks like that the guys who stand behind Netflix were fully satisfied with Ricky's web series and thereby opted to pick up the show for another round.
After Life Season 2 Release Date
As mentioned above, the only thing clear that After Life Season 2 is set to premiere in 2020, according to the official announcement made by Netflix. Yet if we take a look at the current starting date on the web series, we might assume that the premiere is slated for next spring, someday in March 2020.
Of course, we will have to wait for the official announcement. That's why we are tracking down the official sources. As soon as Netflix reveals any additional information about the upcoming 2nd season of the web series, including a specific release date, we will update this page. Stay tuned for updates. We will keep you informed.
After Life Summary
The story focuses on Tony Johnson, a recently widowed man, who can't come to terms with his wife's sudden death. His wife has been diagnosed with breast cancer, and died as a result. Tony first decided to commit suicide. Yet instead he opted to live full life with no look back. Now he is alone and thereby is capable of doing whatever he wants, no matter what, and what all the rest think about it.
After Life is created and executive produced by Ricky Gervais, who also starred in the web series.