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What day and time will 'One of Us is Lying' Season 2 release on Peacock?

Catch your breath as the complicated lives of the five complex high schoolers from 'One of Us is Lying' come back on your screens
'One of Us is Lying' has been labelled as one of the most-anticipated shows of the year (Peacock)
'One of Us is Lying' has been labelled as one of the most-anticipated shows of the year (Peacock)

Do you love Teen Crime Drama? It is usually one of the best kinds of series that are there. The genre has a sense of thrill and empathy lingering in it always. It is a mystery drama television series developed by Erica Saleh. The series follows five high school students who enter detention, where one of them dies under suspicious circumstances and an investigation ensues. It stars Mark McKenna as Simon, the deceased student, and Annalisa Cochrane, Chibuikem Uche, Marianly Tejada, and Cooper van Grootel as the main suspects, with Barrett Carnahan, Jessica McLeod, and Melissa Collazo in supporting roles. The pilot season of the series premiered on Peacock on October 7, 2021, and was met with generally positive reviews from critics.

'One of Us is Lying' is the 2017 debut novel of Karen M McManus. In September 2017, Universal Content Productions announced it had acquired the rights to the novel and would produce a television series adaptation to be released on E! However, In August 2019, the drama series was moved to NBCUniversal, which gave the then-unreleased streaming service Peacock its first pilot order with the series.


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When will 'One of Us is Lying' Season 2 be released?

As we know the first season had eight episodes and so the viewers can be sure that this season too, the number of episodes ain't changing. Speaking of the second season of the series, on January 14, 2022, Peacock renewed the series for a second season, with Saleh replacing Madrona as showrunner. In May 2022, Joe Witkowski and Doralynn Mui joined the cast in recurring roles. The second season is set to premiere on Thursday, October 20, 2022, only on Peacock.

In case you have not watched the series yet the official synopsis of the series reads, "At Bayview High, five students: Simon (Mark McKenna), Addy (Annalisa Cochrane), Cooper (Chibuikem Uche), Bronwyn (Marianly Tejada), and Nate (Cooper van Grootel) are given detention. Simon, known for starting an online gossip group with his friend Janae (Jessica McLeod) to snitch on his classmates, suffers a sudden and fatal allergic reaction. Each of the four students had the motive to kill Simon, and after it is determined his death was not an accident, an investigation ensues."

The reviews of the first season have been pretty decent. The Hollywood Reporter reviewed the first season saying, "deftly tweaks its balance of suspicions to keep things interesting, but it's McKenna and Van Grootel who really pull focus."  The Hollywood Reporter's Angie Han said the series was missing a spark to set it apart from similar programming, with characters that feel like "archetypes," a "sour, dour mood, with few moments of either levity or raw pain," and dull colors that "keep the show's emotions at arm's length. The story moves forward at a painless pace, and the characters are easy enough to like, if not really interesting enough to love. But without any notable quirks or deep insights, it's also a show that seems likely to disappear from memory as soon as that binge is over."

However, you can catch the latest season of 'One of Us is Lying' on Peacock on October 20, 2022, at 6 am ET/3 am PT.