Shrinking Season 2: Release Date, Cast & Everything We Know So Far
Apple TV+ announced on March 9th that the hit comedy series Shrinking will be returning for a second season. Co-created by Jason Segel, Bill Lawrence, and Brett Goldstein, the show follows Jimmy, a therapist grieving his wife, who starts to break the rules by telling his clients exactly what he thinks. This decision leads to significant changes in everyone’s lives, including his own.
The returning cast includes Harrison Ford as Dr. Paul Rhoades, Jimmy’s supervisor at the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Center, who has Parkinson’s disease. Jessica Williams stars as Gaby, another co-worker and friend of Jimmy’s, while Christa Miller plays Jimmy’s neighbor, Liz, and Lukita Maxwell appears as his daughter, Alice. Michael Urie plays Brian, an old friend, and Luke Tennie stars as Sean, a client who Jimmy takes under his wing. Heidi Gardner and Ted McGinley also played recurring characters in the first season.
The first season of Shrinking was a hit with fans due to its ability to balance comedy and touching moments. Many have pointed to the influence of the Ted Lasso creative team on the show. Segel himself praised the creative team behind the show, stating, “You have people who are the best at what they do. I’m a huge Bill Lawrence fan, and Brett Goldstein I think is a genius, so to join forces I felt really lucky.”
Ford, who plays Dr. Rhoades, also spoke highly of his experience working on the show. “It’s really fun,” he said. “The people I’m working with are fantastic.”
While the release date for season 2 has not been announced, the Shrinking creative team has a three-season arc planned for the show’s characters. Fans are eagerly waiting to see what happens next as the season 1 finale of Shrinking is set to release on Apple TV+ on March 24th.
As Shrinking returns for its second season, audiences can expect to see more of the same balance of humor and touching moments that made the first season such a hit. With a talented cast and a creative team that has a clear vision for the show’s future, Shrinking is sure to be a must-watch for fans of comedy and drama alike.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: Will there be a second season of Shrinking?
A: Yes, Apple TV+ announced on March 9th that Shrinking will be returning for a second season.
Q: What is the schedule for Shrinking?
A: Each episode of Shrinking will be released on Thursday nights at 12:00 midnight, EST.
Q: Who is Liz’s husband in Shrinking?
A: Ted McGinley plays Derek, the happy-go-lucky husband of Liz.