Amazon is sticking with Sneaky Pete. Today, the streaming service announced they’ve renewed the TV show for a second season.
From Bryan Cranston and Graham Yost, the drama centers on Marius (Giovanni Ribisi), a con artist who finds himself on the run from a gangster he once robbed. The cast also includes Marin Ireland, Margo Martindale, Peter Gerety, Libe Barer, Shane McRae, and Michael Drayer.
According to Amazon, Sneaky Pete became the streaming platform’s second most-streamed original scripted series when it debuted on January 13th. All 10 episodes of Sneaky Pete’s first season are currently available to stream on Amazon Prime.
SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 19, 2017– (NASDAQ: AMZN)–Amazon today announced that the highly-acclaimed Amazon Original Series Sneaky Pete, which premiered on January 13th, has been renewed for a second season. The series was the second most streamed original scripted series on an opening day, behind The Man in the High Castle. Sneaky Pete was co-created and is executive produced by Emmy winner Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), and executive produced by Graham Yost (The Americans), who is also the showrunner, as well as Michael Dinner and Fred Golan (Justified), and James Degus (All The Way). The series features an ensemble cast led by Giovanni Ribisi (Avatar) alongside Marin Ireland (Side Effects), Peter Gerety (Prime Suspect), Libe Barer (Parenthood), Shane McRae (Still Alice), Michael Drayer (Mr. Robot), and three-time Emmy Winner Margo Martindale (The Americans). Sneaky Pete is a co-production with Sony Pictures Television and is now available exclusively on Amazon Prime Video.
“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, 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.”
What do you think? Have you seen Sneaky Pete yet? Are you glad it’s been renewed?