UPDATE: Sneaky Pete was the second most streamed Amazon Original on its opening day, only behind The Man in the High Castle. Due to the success of the show, it has been confirmed there is a renewal for season 2 by Amazon. “Bryan Cranston and Graham Yost have done a masterful job of steering the cast to fantastic performances,” said Joe Lewis, Head of Comedy and Drama at Amazon Studios. “Both the critical response and our customers’ engagement with the series are key factors in our enthusiasm to bring our audience a second season of Sneaky Pete.”
Like many Amazon Originals, the pilot for Sneaky Pete was released well before the entire first season was made available to Amazon Prime subscribers. The pilot was available on August 6, 2015 while the entire first season premiered on January 13th, 2017. Most feel as if this TV show was destined to be great with Bryan Cranston (Walter White on Breaking Bad) playing a pivotal role and Justified creator Graham Yost as executive producer and showrunner.
Now that the first season is available millions will be actively searching for information on season 2. When will it come out? Will the release date be in the winter of 2018? Is there any chance we will see season 2 in the fall of 2017?
Remember, this TV show was originally created for CBS that gave up on the project. Amazon was more than happy to jump on it as soon as the rights were available. If the show is a huge success, like many think it will be, there is a guarantee that Amazon will renew for season 2 and potentially season 3.
Unlike Netflix, Amazon is not afraid to renew a hit TV show for several seasons. Netflix has been reluctant to push a show very far as it costs millions of dollars to produce TV shows. Amazon has deeper pockets and is fully aware that Amazon Prime members spend more money on other items on Amazon.com which Netflix does not have.
It is interesting to see about 1000 IMDB ratings averaging to an 8.4 for this show. We think it will likely increase in the rankings after all 10 episodes of season one are consumed by fans.
If you have Amazon Prime, you can watch Sneaky Pete Season 1 starting on Friday, January 13th, 2017. We full expect to see season 2 renewed and available sometime in early to mid 2018. Do not expect it in early January as the first season of Sneaky Pete has been filmed over the course of more than 11 months.
Here is the synopsis of the Pilot:
A con man (Giovanni Ribisi) on the run from a vicious gangster (Bryan Cranston) takes cover from his past by assuming the identity of his prison cellmate, Pete, “reuniting” with Pete’s estranged family, a colorful, dysfunctional group that threatens to drag him into a world just as dangerous as the one he’s trying to escape – and, just maybe, give him a taste of the loving family he’s never had.
If you have finished up Sneaky Pete and want other entertainment, Goliath is fantastic. It is also available on Amazon Prime. There are already discussions of a Goliath Season 2 on Amazon Prime coming out soon.
Who do you want back for season 2? Marius, Julia, Taylor, Carly, Eddie, Otto Bernhardt, Audrey and Vince are in all 10 episodes of season 1, so they should be back for season 2, right?
Do you want a second season of Sneaky Pete? Comment below and let us know who you want in the show and what the storyline should be. When should Sneaky Pete season 2 come out? As soon as possible?