January 21, 2021
Netflix has renewed “Bridgerton” for a second season.
The romance series, which hit screens on Christmas, is produced by Shonda Rhimes (“Grey’s Anatomy”) and is based on Julia Quinn’s best-sellers. It follows eight close-knit siblings of the Bridgerton family looking for love and happiness in London high society.
The second season will premiere in spring of 2021, Netflix announced.
On Jan. 4, shortly after its premiere, Netflix reported “Bridgerton” was on track to be streamed by 63 million subscriber homes in the 28 days — the fifth-highest tally in the SVOD pioneer’s history. Netflix reported the series was ranked No. 1 across 76 countries worldwide.
The series was also the top binge on the TV Time charts for the week ended Jan. 17.