Even though season one of The Girlfriend Experience wasn’t much of a ratings grabber, the escort drama eluded cancellation. Can the new cast and parallel storylines help this provocative Starz anthology series draw a larger audience in its second season? Will The Girlfriend Experience be cancelled or renewed for season three? Stay tuned. *Status update below.
A Starz legal thriller, season two of The Girlfriend Experience stars Anna Friel, Louisa Krause, Carmen Ejogo, Narges Rashidi, Michael Cram, Emily Piggford, Tunde Adebimpe, Morgana Davies, and Harmony Korine. In Washington D.C., during the 2018 mid-term elections, Republican super PAC finance director Erica Myles (Friel) and GFE provider Anna Garner (Krause) get involved in a complicated relationship, even as they set out to blackmail a dark money fundraiser. Meanwhile, the Witness Protection Program relocates high-end escort Bria Jones (Ejogo) to New Mexico, in order to help her escape from an abusive ex. Despite the protection of US Marshall Ian Olsen (Adebimpe), Bria starts moonlighting again as sex worker, endangering her step-daughter and Ian, as well.
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For comparisons: The first season of The Girlfriend Experience on Starz averaged a 0.06 rating in the 18-49 year old viewer demographic and a total viewership of 233,000.
What do you think? Do you like The Girlfriend Experience TV series? Should this Starz TV show be cancelled or renewed for a second season?
*7/26/19 update: Starz has renewed The Girlfriend Experience TV show for a third season.