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Has ’68 Whiskey’ Been Renewed?

March 18, 2020
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68 Whiskey is Paramount Network’s second scripted series, following its breakout hit, Yellowstone, which ranked as the most-watched new cable series in 2018. The black comedy-drama revolves around a multicultural group of army medics, dispatched to an Afghan base, which goes by the nickname, The Orphanage.

Season 1, after its launch, opened to generally positive reviews and attracted consistent viewerships throughout its run. So, the question is, will the show be renewed for another season? Or will we see a 68 Whiskey season 2? Read on to know.

68 Whiskey Season 2 Release Date: When will it premiere?

68 Whiskey season 1 premiered on January 15, 2020, on Paramount Network. After spanning 10 episodes, it concluded on March 18, 2020.

When the season first premiered on tv screens, Paramount Network reported that it garnered 2 million viewers in Live+3 Nielsen numbers. Overall, season 1 averaged a 0.10 rating in the 18-49 demographic and attracted 502,000 viewers. So yes, the numbers are not that great and this is not a good indicator for the future of the show.

But we cannot deny the fact that titles have been renewed in innumerable instances even though they faced a rough patch at the beginning. So, the ultimate decision depends on Paramount and on the creators.

Noteworthy to mention here is the fact that the series’ original source material — which is the Israeli show named Charlie Golf One — consisted of 40 episodes. Hence, there is scope for 68 Whiskey to span at least one more season. If the makers decide to go ahead with a renewal, we can expect 68 Whiskey season 2 to most likely release sometime in January 2021.

68 Whiskey Season 2 Cast: Who can be in it?

The cast of 68 Whiskey is led by Sam Keeley as Cooper Roback, Gage Golightly as Grace Durkin, Cristina Rodlo as Sergeant Rosa Alvarez, Jeremy Tardy as Staff Sergeant Mekhi Davis, Nicholas Coombe as Anthony Petrocelli, Derek Theler as Sasquatch, Beth Riesgraf as Major Sonia Holloway, and Lamont Thompson as Colonel Harlan Austin.

The characters comprise the members of a group of medics, who are stationed in an army camp in Afghanistan. If the show is renewed for a second season, we expect all of the lead cast to make their respective comebacks.

68 Whiskey Season 2 Plot: What can it be about?

An adaptation of the Israeli TV series named Charlie Golf One, 68 Whiskey is centered around an army medic band deployed to war-stricken Afganistan, where they stay together in a camp called The Orphanage. The story chronicles how this crew navigates these weird, strange lands while depending on their mutual friendship, different tools, and sometimes, determination to survive at any cost.

Season 1 follows the team as Roback convinces Davis to partner with him in a quickly-get-rich plan, which fails miserably. After various mishaps, the members realize that the solution to all their problems is one thing — cash. Of course, getting their hands on so much money is no easy feat. But the gang manages to do it, somehow. However, matters get out of control when the cash gets lost and the group has to enter Taliban territory to retrieve it.

Season 2, if renewed, should pick up the story from here and follow the journey of the band as they survive in a dangerous world while feeding their self-destructive appetites and outrageous behavior.

68 Whiskey Trailer

While we wait for more updates on season 2, you can watch the season 1 trailer below:

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