Image – FUBAR – Skydance Television / Blackjack Films

FUBAR will return for a season 2. On Netflix TUDUM in June 2023, Netflix introduced a new blooper reel plus the news that season 2 is in development.

FUBAR is a Netflix Original action comedy series directed by Nick Santora that premiered on May 25, 2023. Netflix had to crush some serious competition to acquire FUBARultimately winning an intense bidding war for what would become Arnold Schwarzenegger’s first television role in more than five decades of acting.

In case you haven’t dived into the series yet, here’s what to expect:

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“A father and daughter have been working as CIA agents for years, but each kept their CIA involvement hidden from the other, resulting in their entire relationship being one gigantic lie. Learning of each other’s involvement in the CIA, the pair are forced to work together as partners and, against the backdrop of explosive action and espionage, learn who they really are.»

FUBAR Season 2 Netflix Renewal Status

Official renewal status: Renewed (Last update: 06/17/2023)
Our renewal prediction: probable renewal

The series was officially renewed at Netflix’s TUDUM event in Brazil on June 17, 2023. The announcement came along with a blunder clip from the first season.

We predicted a revamp in early June, citing by FUBAR upcoming appearance on TUDUM but also for the show’s strong performance in its first few weeks on the service.

how good it is FUBAR Made on Netflix?

We can see by FUBAR performance in its first month thanks to numerous sources, which gives us an idea of ​​how well the show is doing.

Let’s start with Netflix’s own stats provided via the Top 10 site.

Here is the hourly performance week by week for FUBAR so far with three weeks of data.

week period Hours seen (M) Range Week in the Top 10
May 21, 2023 to May 28, 2023 88,940,000 1 1
May 28, 2023 to June 4, 2023 88,030,000 (-1%) 1 2
June 4, 2023 to June 11, 2023 42,280,000 (-52%) 3 3

Although the show did not increase its viewership from week 1 to week 2, we did see notable retention, especially given the strong week 1 number. If we compare the show’s performance to other Netflix original series that have been renewed and have genres relatively similar, we can see that the program is working well from week 2.

fubar audience vs other netflix original series

Hearing of FUBAR vs. The Recruit, The Night Agent and The Diplomat (all of which got renewals)

Where is the show doing better on Netflix? Well, it turns out that the show is holding up and doing well around the world, according to FlixPatrol, with an impressive position in the daily top 10 on Netflix.

Their data suggests that the program has performed well in North America, Europe, India, and Australia.

flixpatrol data to fubar on netflix

FlixPatrol data for FUBAR as of June 9, 2023

What about foreign demand scores? it currently gives the series a «Good Engagement» score of 13.31 and tracked the show in the top 10 of all shows (not just Netflix) for seven days.

what to expect from FUBAR Season 2?

Tina as a Russian double agent!?

The biggest twist of the season came towards the end of the season when it was revealed that Tina is a Russian double agent who has been spying on the CIA and NSA all along. She hasn’t revealed her true motives yet, but she might be trying to drain every last drop of information she can get from the CIA before informing the Russian comrades about her.

Why is Tina helping Luke and the CIA?

Despite being a Russian double agent, her true motives have yet to be revealed. Also, helping Luke, Emma, ​​and the other secret CIA agents is a great way to hide her identity and continue spying on the CIA.

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Image. Aparna Brielle as Tina – Skydance Television/Blackjack Films

The dysfunctional family on the run

With their identities revealed, Luke, Emma and the rest of the CIA team will be on the run from the sprawling criminal network they’ve been thwarting.

Nowhere will be safe, and a man of Luke’s size will find it difficult to simply not be noticed. He expects many amusing attempts to stay hidden from the criminal network, with many amusing results.

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Image – FUBAR – Skydance Television / Blackjack Movies

Will Luke and Emma get closer?

Faced with persevering, in particular, in multiple death-defying situations, Luke and Emma will finally bond as father and daughter.

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Monica Barbaro as Emma Brunner, Jay Baruchel as Carter Perlmutter and Arnold Schwarzenegger as Luke Brunner – Skydance Television / Blackjack Films

for whom would I return? FUBAR Season 2?

We look forward to the following cast members returning for FUBAR season 2:

  • Arnold Schwarzenegger as Luke Brunner
  • Monica Barbaro as Emma Brunner
  • Milan Carter as Barry
  • Fortune Feimster as Roo
  • Travis Van Winkle as Aldon
  • Fabiana Udenio as Tally Brunner
  • Jay Baruchel as Carter
  • Barbara Eve Harris as Dot
  • Aparna Brielle as Tina
  • Andy Buckley as Donnie
  • Devon Bostick as Oscar

When could we expect to see a second season of FUBAR on netflix?

Release dates are particularly difficult to predict with the ongoing WGA strike.

Filming for the first season reportedly occurred between May 2, 2022 and August 25, 2022. This means that the time between the start of filming and the series’ release on Netflix was just over 12 months.

Between pre-production, filming and post-production, at the very least, it could take anywhere from fourteen to fifteen months.

Given all this, we are not expecting FUBAR return until at least mid to late 2024.

Are you waiting for a second season of FUBAR on netflix? Let us know in the comments below!

Note: Contains additional reporting by Kasey Moore.