'The Other Two' Season 2: Release date, spoilers, plot and all about HBO Max comedy series

'The Other Two' Season 2: Release date, spoilers, plot and all about HBO Max comedy series
A still from 'The Other Two' Season 2 (HBO Max)

When 'The Other Two' first premiered in 2019, the comedy series became an instant hit. Despite its smashing success, Comedy Central, the network it originally aired on didn't renew the show for the second season. Luckily, the fans of popular comedy series won't have to give up on their hopes of watching their favorite series ever again, as streaming platform HBO Max swooped in and saved the day.


The streaming platform bought 'The Other Two' from Comedy Central in August 2020, alongside 'South Side'. Here's all you need to know about the upcoming season of 'The Other Two' which documents the hilarious attempts of two siblings- Brooke Dubek (Heléne Yorke) and Cary Dubek (Drew Tarver) as they grapple with their younger brother Chase Dubek's (Case Walker) overnight success as a pop star. 



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Molly Shannon as Pat Dubek in a still from 'The Other Two' (HBO Max)


Release date

'The Other Two' Season 2 is slated for release on Thursday, August 26, on HBO Max.  The ten-episode Max Original series will continue to drop two new episodes weekly on September 2, September 9, and September 16, leading up to the final two episodes of the season on September 23.


How to watch 'The Other Two' Season 2

Season 2 of 'The Other Two' will be available for streaming on HBO Max from Thursday, August 26. Those who are not subscribed to the OTT platform yet can avail the $15/ month plan. In case, you are not in the United States, you can use VPN to stream the show. 


Two millennial siblings- Cary, a gay aspiring actor, and his sister Brooke, a former professional struggle to come to terms with their 13-year-old brother Chase's overnight fame as a pop star. Cary. Season two of 'The Other Two' will feature Cary and Brooke as the unpopular other two not just for their younger brother Chase, but also their mother Pat Dubek (Molly Shannon) whose new job as a talk show host took off really well. 


"With their pop star brother, ChaseDreams (Case Walker), officially entering retirement at the ripe old age of fourteen, Brooke and Cary (Heléne Yorke and Drew Tarver) must now contend with a new famous family member: their 53-year-old mother Pat (Molly Shannon), and her eponymous daytime talk show. Humiliated at being The Other Two yet again, they double down and make it their mission not to be," reveals the press release for season 2 of 'The Other Two'. 


Wanda Sykes in a still from 'The Other Two' Season 2 (HBO Max)



Season 1 of 'The Other Two' ended with Chase retiring from his music career and deciding to enroll in a college, which turned out to be a huge blow for Brooke's career as Chase's manager. Season 2 will feature Chase's attempts at embracing a regular person life at his college. While Cary and Brooke find themselves once again in the shadows of yet another famous family member- their mother Pat. Cary and Brooke's hilarious attempts at becoming famous in their own right will form the backbone of season 2.



Drew Tarver as Cary Dubek, Heléne Yorke as Brooke Dubek, Case Walker as Chase Dubek, Ken Marino as Streeter Peters, and Molly Shannon as Pat Dubek will be returning to the show as the protagonists. The recurring cast includes Brandon Scott Jones as “Curtis,” Gideon Glick as “Jess,” Josh Segarra as “Lance” and Wanda Sykes as “Shuli.” Guest stars include Ali Ahn, James Anderson, Justin Bartha, Jordana Brewster, Alessia Cara, Marcia DeBonis, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Ryan Farrell, Jimmy Fowlie, Noah Galvin, Zosia Mamet, Debi Mazar, Derek Peth, Alison Rich, Tuc Watkins, Bowen Yang and Ian Ziering.


A still from 'The Other Two' (HBO Max)



'The Other Two' is created, written, and executive produced by former 'SN'L co-head writers Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider. The series is executive produced by Lorne Michaels, Tony Hernandez, and Andrew Singer. Eddie Michaels, Toye Adegboro, and Kaylani Esparza serve as producers for Broadway Video. Chris Kelly, Sarah Schneider, Kim Nguyen, Mike Karnell, and Charlie Gruet, as the directors of the series.




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