The Diplomat – Netflix Studios

After an explosive season finale, subscribers have been left wanting more from Debora Cahn. the diplomat. Hopefully, we’ll be getting exactly that with the show officially being renewed for a second season. Next, we will be aware of everything related to the second season of the diplomat on Netflix.

the diplomat is a Netflix Original political thriller series created and produced by Debora Cahn, who signed an overall deal with Netflix in January 2022. The series is also produced by Janice Williams and Keri Russel, who plays the lead role of Kate Wyler. Netflix’s own studio produced the series filmed in London, UK.

Here’s what you can expect from the program if you haven’t already dove in:

«In the midst of an international crisis, Kate Wyler, a career diplomat, lands in a high-profile role she was unprepared for, with tectonic implications for her marriage and political future.»

has renewed netflix the diplomat for a second season?

Official renewal status: Renewed on May 1, 2023

After just a week on the service, Netflix had given a rush season 2 order for the diplomat.

Speaking about the renewal, Keri Russell said:

“I am delighted to be back for another round of this clever and wacky show. Dare I say it’s funny? Thank you Netflix for giving us another chance.»

Creator and showrunner Debora Cahn said:

“We had a great time making The Diplomat. And it’s exciting to see how many people are enjoying it. We are very happy to be able to do it again!”

Season 2 details and additional information will be shared at a later time.

How well is The Diplomat performing on Netflix?

Surprisingly, Netflix doesn’t have a huge amount of political drama. However, there are some big names on the short list. shows like house of cards, designated survivorand the agent of the night they have been big hits for the streaming service; however, only one of the three mentioned above is ongoing.

the agent of the night is a great benchmark for what it can take for the diplomat to be renewed for a second season.

In the first week, the agent of the night he was able to attract millions of subscribers, accumulating a total of 168,710,000 million hours watched. The series has clocked in at over 605,620,0000 million hours in four weeks, and we expect to see even more in the coming weeks. The instant success of the series saw an almost immediate renewal by Netflix.

In week 1, the diplomat It didn’t live up to expectations, but given other factors (such as overall agreement and completion rate), Netflix felt confident in pulling the trigger.

Here’s how the weekly viewership of the Netflix Official Top 10 stacks up so far:

week period Hours seen (M) Range Week in the Top 10
April 16, 2023 to April 23, 2023 57,480,000 1 1
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«A renewal, please.» Keri Russell as Kate Wyler – Alex Baily / Netflix Studios

What will happen in season 3 of The Diplomat?

If the suspense wasn’t enough to suggest there might be a second season, then it’s hard to suggest what else is needed.

Throughout the season, US Ambassador Kate Wyler has been investigating the attack on the British warship. Initially it was believed to be caused by the Iranians, but before long the finger is pointed at the Russians. However, Kate is eventually able to deduce that the person behind the attack was UK Prime Minister Nicol Trowbridge, who wanted to use the false flag attack as a means to unite the country and stop any push for Scottish independence.

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Rory Kinnear as Prime Minister Nicol Trowbridge – Alex Baily / Netflix Studios

Throughout the season, Kate’s relationship with her husband Hal has been shown to be extremely difficult, to the point where the couple are considering divorce. However, as Kate may soon be sworn in as Vice President of the United States of America, any divorce talks were immediately nixed. However, it is possible that Kate is soon widowed, as Hal was one of the three, the other being Stuart Hayford, Kate’s deputy chief of mission at the US Embassy in London, and Eidra Park, station chief of the CIA in London, who are victims of a car bomb. We still don’t know the fate of the trio, but Kate has been informed by the Secret Service that her husband was at the blast, and judging by her expression, the news may be serious.

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Keri Russell as Kate Wyler (left) and Ato Essandoh as Stuart Heyford – Alex Baily / Netflix Studios

Kate has yet to be sworn in as the new vice president. However, Kate is still unsure if the position is right for her and has even considered her position as a US diplomat. The events of the season could lead to Kate taking over as Vice President, where she’ll be perfectly placed to be a force for good; however, she likewise, she may feel even more disenfranchised with her position as an American diplomat and try to find a way out of the political game as soon as possible.

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