Uncouple season 2 picked up by Showtime after it was cancelled by Netflix

Uncoupled to return with season 2 on Showtime network. The series were earlier cancelled by Netflix.

It is finally time for the fans of Uncoupled to celebrate. The season two of the series, which was earlier cancelled by Netflix, has been saved by Showtime. It was announced by MTV Entertainment that Netflix has decided to scrap the show, and now the latest update by Deadline says that the series, from Emily in Paris creator Darren Star and Modern Family veteran Jeffery Richman has been picked up by Showtime. Uncoupled is designed to fit into one of the three main content lanes recently outline by new network, soon to be renamed Paramount+ with Showtime, boss Chris McCarthy, ‘Metro Cultures’.

It was earlier reported that the speculation of the show led by Neil Patrick Harris won’t be coming back for its second season started sometime during the end of 2022. The sources have suggest that the producers of the show, where the Star was under an overall deal, were in efforts to find a new home for the series at Paramount Global sibling Showtime. At the time, those conversation did not result in pickup and it was officially scrapped by Netflix on January 13.

A lot of changes have been occurring since the merger of Paramount and Showtime as the parent company’s plan is to integrate the premium network into streaming network. Since Paramount+ was announced, Showtime has cancelled few of its new shows such as Three Women, American Gigolo, and Let The Right One In as it is shifting its main focus to three main content filters. Those three filters include Complex Characters – Yellowjackets, Powerful Worlds – Billions and Homeland, Metro Cultures. The network is also expanding the universes of Billions and Dexter, which falls in the first two areas.

Additionally, upcoming Showtime limited series Ripley just jumped to Netflix. In fact, both the streaming giants were in parallel talks for the show while Showtime also in talks for Netflix’s Uncoupled.

Speaking of Uncoupled, the show is expected to be even more edgier and racier compared to its previous season which aired on Netflix. In addition to The L Word, it is joining an upcoming Showtime limited series featuring LGBTQ+ themes, Fellow Travelers, which stars Matt Bomer, Jonathan Bailey, Jelani Alladin, Allison Williams and Noah J. Ricketts.

The series Uncoupled shows the story of Harris who is a gay man in his mid-40s navigating through his single life in the New York City after he was dumped by his partner of 17 years. The series also feature Tisha Campbell, Brooks Ashmanskas, Marcia Gay Harden, and Emerson Brooks.