On the heels of last week’s critically acclaimed and celebrated global premiere of “The Big Door Prize,” Apple TV+ today announced an early season two renewal for the new character-driven comedy from Emmy Award-winning creator David West Read. Starring an ensemble cast led by Chris O’Dowd, the 10-episode half-hour comedy is now streaming on Apple TV+, and new episodes of “The Big Door Prize” premiere weekly, every Wednesday. Produced by Skydance Television, the second season of “The Big Door Prize” is now in production.
“We are so grateful to the audiences around the world who have already embraced the weird little hopes and dreams of our Deerfield residents, and we could not be more excited about where we plan to take them in season two.”
Creator David West Read
An official SXSW selection, “The Big Door Prize” quickly rose to Rotten Tomatoes Certified Fresh status following its global premiere to rave reviews on Apple TV+, and has been hailed as “thought-provoking,” “hilarious” and “one of the best comedy debuts in years.”
“We are so grateful to the audiences around the world who have already embraced the weird little hopes and dreams of our Deerfield residents, and we could not be more excited about where we plan to take them in season two,” said creator David West Read. “Thanks to our partners at Apple TV+ and Skydance, we have an incredible opportunity to keep building the magic and mysteries of ‘The Big Door Prize’ with this truly remarkable ensemble cast.”
The fourth episode of “The Big Door Prize,” premieres today on Apple TV+. In this week’s new episode, titled “Father Reuben,” a Morpho-inspired wedding leads to celebration, while Father Reuben (played by Damon Gupton), struggles with the machine’s growing influence.