'Shaq Life' Season 2: 5 things about ex-NBA star Shaquille O'Neal's TNT docuseries
Shaquille O'Neal is back with Season 2 of 'Shaq Life'. The TNT docuseries opened to rich reception from the audience when it was released bang in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic. With Samuel L Jackson narrating the life and times of the former NBA star after he hung up his sneakers, the ten-episode series saw him navigate family life, taking care of some business, fulfilling his wish by making it big as DJ Diesel and also some MMA experience along the way.
The latest season sees him do his best during the pandemic and reuniting his high school basketball team among other things. Ahead of the upcoming installment, here's five things you need to know.
When does 'Shaq Life' Season 2 release?
'Shaq Life” premieres with two episodes back-to-back on Thursday, December 2 at 9 pm ET/PT.
What is 'Shaq Life' all about?
Per Warner Media's official press room site, the new season will see new challenges that Shaquille O'Neal will attempt to vault over. Here's a rather insightful description. "The last year has been hard for everyone, around the world, but Shaq knows we must persevere. Finding motivation in his work, his family, his philanthropy — and even with the heart-wrenching losses of his sister and his teammate Kobe, Shaq is doing whatever it takes to make the world a little better each day and leave a legacy like no other."
It added, "As the year continues to move on and he rocks out in the last year of his 40’s, Shaq’s goal is to truly live his best life. Follow along as The Artist formerly known as Kazaam fulfills some lifelong dreams, like making a table-smashing wrestling debut for AEW, hosting a huge virtual celeb-filled Super Bowl event, going above and beyond to give back to those in need, reuniting his high school basketball team, starting drama with NBA stars, and yes, even some tug of war with a lion, Shaq's life is indeed a life lived to its fullest!"
What was Season 1 about?
It's easy to get hooked on to anything that Samuel L Jackson is part of. And when he's out there narrating what NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal's life is like, the respect for the towering giant of a man just skyrockets. For those who actually don't know Shaq, he is just a man with a large heart who wants to live life to the fullest. His only complaint: It's got just 24 hours.
'Shaq Life' gave an in-depth look at the multiple projects Shaq has been part of after retiring from basketball. He's on the board of Papa John's Pizza, he wants to make it big in the world of music as DJ Diesel and he also wants to be the best version of himself each day of his life.
The docuseries is produced by Steve Michaels, Jodi Flynn and James Macnab. Michael Bloom, Perry Rogers, Colin Smeeton, and Tess Gamboa serve as executive producers with Gamboa also being the showrunner.
There is no trailer at the moment, but we can expect a sneak peek closer to the release date. Meanwhile, here's a colorful Shaq-style poster for you to have a look.
What happens when a global icon meets a global pandemic? Season 2 of #ShaqLife premieres with two episodes back-to-back on Thursday, December 2 at 9/8c @shaq is back! pic.twitter.com/bURhJf2QiZ— TNT Drama (@tntdrama) November 10, 2021