LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: 2022 has been a great year for television and we’ve seen many new shows with compelling storylines. One of the shows that left everyone stunned was FX’s comedy-drama series The Bear, starring Jeremy Allen White. The series focuses primarily on a young chef named Carmen Berzatto (White) who has made a name for herself in the fine dining world. However, his world is turned upside down when he learns of his older brother’s suicide and returns home. His brother left behind a lot of debt and is forced to run his family’s Italian beef sandwich shop to pay off the debt. The series became one of the most watched series of the year and was nominated for several awards. So it’s not surprising that the show has been renewed for Season 2 and will have more episodes than the previous edition.
FX recently announced that The Bear will return for Season 2 earlier this summer and this time will be 10 episodes, meaning viewers will see the adventures of Carmen and Sydney (Ayo Edebiri) in two more episodes in Season 2 be able.
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The cast and creators of The Bear also attended the Television Critics Association’s 2023 winter tour to explain what viewers can expect from Season 2 of the show. Creator Christopher Storer hasn’t revealed many details about the upcoming season, but didn’t shy away from saying that season 2 will be all about building a restaurant.
While appearing on the panel, Storer said, “Regarding season 2, you’re going to see them building a restaurant. They think they’re starting from a healthy starting point like many other businesses, but it causes the same amount of problems and the same amount of headaches every day. So we see that they must advance in different ways. In a way, they’re going to regress, but hopefully they’ll eventually get back together to open this thing on a very specific date.”
The latest developments come a few days after Jeremy Allen White won Best Actor in a Television – Musical or Comedy at this year’s Golden Globes. The series was also nominated for three trophies at the Critics’ Choice Awards, including Best Comedy Series. On the other hand, White and the rest of the cast were also nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
The American Film Institute (AFI) named it one of the top ten television shows of 2022, while The Guardian named it number one on its top 50 television shows of 2022.
‘The Bear’ currently has a rating of a whopping 100% critic rating and 92% audience rating on review site Rotten Tomatoes.
Season 1 of The Bear is available to stream on Hulu.