Schmigadoon! is returning soon for its second season next month. Apple TV+ has released a trailer and first-look photos teasing the musical comedy series’ return. Six episodes have been produced.
Starring Cecily Strong, Keegan-Michael Key, Ariana DeBose, Martin Short, Dove Cameron, Jaime Camil, Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Cumming, Ann Harada, Jane Krakowski, Aaron Tveit, Tituss Burgess, and Patrick Page, the series is a parody of musicals. Season two will follow Josh (Key) and Melissa (Strong) as they’re transported to Schmicago and the world of 1960s and 70s musicals.
Apple TV+ revealed more about the series in a press release.
“Today Apple TV+ released the trailer for the second season of “Schmigadoon!,” the Emmy and AFI Award-winning, hit musical comedy series from co-creator Cinco Paul. “Schmigadoon!” will return for season two globally on Apple TV+ with all new original songs and guest stars on Wednesday, April 5 with the first two episodes of its six-episode second season, followed by new episodes every Wednesday through May 3, 2023.
Having found true love in the town of Schmigadoon, season two of “Schmigadoon!” will find Josh (Keegan-Michael Key) and Melissa (Cecily Strong) in Schmicago, the reimagined world of ’60s and ’70s musicals. The second season of Apple’s broadly acclaimed comedy will include new original musical numbers from co-creator, executive producer and showrunner Cinco Paul, as well as returning stars Cecily Strong, Keegan-Michael Key, Ariana DeBose, Martin Short, Dove Cameron, Jaime Camil, Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Cumming, Ann Harada, Jane Krakowski and Aaron Tveit with Tituss Burgess and Patrick Page joining the cast for season two.
Apple TV+ released the trailer for “Schmigadoon!” premiering Wednesday, April 5, 2023.
“Schmigadoon!” is co-created by Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio, and produced by Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group and Broadway Video. Paul serves as showrunner and wrote all of the original songs for the series. Lorne Michaels is executive producer. Andrew Singer executive produces on behalf of Broadway Video with Micah Frank as co-executive producer.
Since its debut, “Schmigadoon!” has earned global acclaim and accolades, including Emmy and AFI Award wins and a Critics Choice Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for star Kristin Chenoweth. Viewers can catch up on the complete first season of “Schmigadoon!,” now streaming on Apple TV+.
Check out the trailer and more photos for Schmigadoon! season two below.
What do you think? Are you excited about the return of this Apple TV+ series?
I thought Keegan use to say schmigadoon or something very similar on Key and Peele, or maybe a skit from MadTV? Yet he isn’t listed as one of the creators?