Will There Be A The Idol Season 2?

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The series, headlined by The Weeknd and Lily Rose-Depp, has been divisive show television since its first appearance on June 4, 2023. Sadly, the show was hardly criticized for “hate-watching.”

Are you wondering about The Idol Season 2?

Here you will find everything you have to know.

According to Page Six, it is unlikely for a second season of The Idol because of the criticism. Based on the report, Abel’s “‘egomaniacal’ behavior on set” and the many controversies surrounding the show’s depiction of sex scenes is the primary reason HBO is considering canceling the show.Sources have said this show was never meant to be a long-running series.

The Idol released two episodes until now, and the series’ future is uncertain. Also, some scenes in the second episode caused losing the respect of fans for the star and co-creator, The Weeknd.

But the question is: Why is The Idol so controversial?

Besides the critics’ reaction, fans were not excited about the stars’ appearance and the show’s perspective. The series follows a pop star Jocelyn (Rose-Depp), who starts her relationship with Tedros (The Weeknd), who is, in reality, 

a cult leader. That is all to add about The Idol to avoid the spoilers of the first two episodes and the main idea of the show.

If you are not one of the critics and if you are curious about the release dates of the next episodes, here is the full list:

  • Episode 1: ‘Pop Tarts & Rat Tales’ — June 4, 2023 
  • Episode 2: ‘Double Fantasy’ — June 11, 2023 
  • Episode 3: ‘Daybreak’ — June 18, 2023
  • Episode 4: ‘Stars Belong To The World’ — June 25, 2023
  • Episode 5: Jocelyn Forever’ — July 2, 2023
  • Episode 6 — July 9, 2023

Stay tuned for more information about the newest show from HBO!

Bianca Raicu
Bianca is passionate about sports, music, technology, and everything entertainment! She's an avid reader, an animal lover (especially dogs), and a firm supporter of the environment. The Weeknd is her favorite artist, so you might soon see plenty of articles about him!