‘Blockbuster’ Season 2: Netflix Renewal Status & What to Expect

Blockbuster – Picture: Netflix

Netflix’s new comedy sequence Blockbuster has debuted and intentionally units up a second season however will we get one? Here’s every little thing we learn about a second season of Blockubser on Netflix, together with how properly season 1 has carried out, what the solid and crew have stated, and what we anticipate. 

Created by Vanessa Ramos (recognized for Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Superstore), this new office comedy options the abilities of Randall Park, Melissa Fumero, Olga Merediz, and Tyler Alvarez.

It premiered on Netflix on November third, 2022, with 10 episodes to combined opinions, at present sitting at a 5.1 on IMDb and 23% on RottenTomatoes.

The sequence did obtain a thumbs-up advice from Netflix co-CEO Reed Hastings in a Tweet to the co-founder of Netflix, Marc Randolph.

But will we be heading again to the final Blockbuster retailer on Netflix? Here’s what we all know:

Has Netflix Renewed or Canceled Blockbuster?

Official Renewal Status: Not but renewed
Our Renewal Prediction: 50/50 – leaning towards cancelation.

No choice has been made but on the present’s future, though early efficiency information might point out that getting a renewal could also be a tough ask.

As we’ve mentioned beforehand, Netflix will use a number of components to determine on whether or not to renew, and an vital quantity for a present of this measurement will probably be how many individuals go on to end the sequence.

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We ought to be aware at this level that Netflix has had a tough time renewing comedy sequence as of late, at the least when it comes to freshman English language comedies.

This is backed up by the truth that Netflix hasn’t renewed a single freshman (first season) or a comedy present since May 2021, with that being The Upshaws.

Titles like Hard Cell, The Pentaverate, God’s Favorite Idiot, Uncoupled, Mo, Chad, and JT Go Deep are awaiting renewals, whereas Pretty Smart has been formally canceled.

In an interview with THR, Vanessa Ramos signaled she hoped for extra episodes including that she’s even planning on taking a visit out to the final Blockbuster retailer in Bend ought to they get renewed.

Ramos advised DigitalSpy shortly after its debut that they’re “waiting to hear back from Netflix,” including that she doesn’t need to get too enthusiastic about something simply but.

How properly is Blockbuster acting on Netflix?

So far, Blockbuster isn’t performing in addition to Netflix may need hoped.

The present has but to characteristic within the official Netflix top 10 site lacking the title in Blockbuster’s first week, which means that the brand new present was watched for lower than 20.30M world hours.

So to have a look at efficiency, we’ll have to look a bit extra granular.

According to FlixPatrol data, the present featured within the Netflix high 10s in 13 of the 90 whole international locations that they observe.

Their information means that the sequence peaked on day 2 of its premiere being the twenty first greatest sequence on Netflix. As of November tenth, it’s now the twenty ninth hottest sequence.

In the US, the place efficiency ought to be the strongest, the title peaked at quantity 8 within the Netflix high 10s.

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Popularity heatmap for Blockbuster – Picture: FlixPatrol

What about exterior stats? Things don’t look significantly sturdy on that entrance, both. states that the present peaked on November 4th when taking a look at information from the likes of Google, Wikipedia, Torrents, and IMDb. As of November tenth, the present is the thirteenth hottest sequence utilizing exterior information and the fifty fifth hottest title general.

What to Expect from Blockbuster Season 2 on Netflix

Should the present get renewed? What can we anticipate? Let’s dive in.

To recap, episode 10 ends as a vacation particular, with the workforce starting the episode by adorning the shop. Disaster strikes, nonetheless, with clients ransacking the shop and Timmy on the verge of giving up.

The sequence concludes with Hannah watching the video of Aaron’s failed proposal and discovering that Eliza does have emotions for Timmy.

Speaking to SlashFilm on the “bittersweet” finale, Vanessa Ramos advised them:

“For the finale, as a room, we were happy with it and we had our fun stuff. Some characters, Connie and Patrice, had their win, which we also considered the other love story of the show. I don’t know that it came across after editing, but the Patrice character, her whole deal is her nail salon is Paris-themed, but she’s only been to the Paris Hotel in Vegas. So, there’s a slot machine. You see it in there on occasion, like, “Why is there a slot machine?” It’s as a result of her reference of Paris is Vegas, and she or he thinks that’s the identical factor.”

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Should we get a second season, we’d anticipate to have comparable story beats from the primary season, with the gang desperately attempting to maintain the lights on, taking stabs at Netflix, and relationships creating between all the primary solid members.

If you want extra Blockbuster in your life, these within the United States can nonetheless watch the documentary known as The Last Blockbuster which was added to the service in March 2021.

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