‘America Divided’ is a reality documentary series that first premiered on September 30, 2016, on Epix. The show is created by Solly Granatstein, Lucian Read, and Richard Rowley and features different narratives around societal issues such as inequality in the education system, racism, inadequate healthcare system, criminal justice, xenophobia and more. Different renowned artists give their opinion as well as interview people who are either suffering from such issues or are experts about them.
After two good seasons, fans are now wondering whether ‘America Divided’ Season 3 will be made. We delve into that after sharing the show’s details.
America Divided Cast: Who is in it?
Lonnie Corant Jaman Shuka Rashid Lynn, popularly called by his stage name, Common, is a renowned rapper, actor, songwriter and philanthropist. He is best known for his works like ‘Love of My Life’, ‘Southside’, and ‘Glory’. America Ferrara is an American actress, voice artist, director, and producer. She is best known for her award-winning performance in ‘Ugly Betty’ as Betty Suarez.
Zachary Knight Galifianakis is an American actor, comedian, and writer. He is best known for his amazing performances in the ‘Hangover‘ trilogy, ‘Due Date’, and ‘Birdman‘. Amy Poehler is an American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and director. She is best known for her work in ‘Saturday Night Live’ and ‘Parks and Recreation‘, an NBC sitcom.
Gretchen Carlson, Diane Guerrero, Nick Offerman, Jussie Smollett, and Martin Sensmeier appear in Season 2.
Gretchen Carlson is an American journalist, writer, and renowned television presenter. Nick Offerman is an American actor, writer, comedian, producer, and carpenter and best known for his work in ‘Parks and Recreation’. Diane Guerrero is an American actress and author and best known for her role as Maritza Ramos in ‘Orange Is the New Black‘ and as Lina in ‘Jane the Virgin‘. Martin Sensmeier is an Alaskan native actor of Tlingit, and one of the stars of ‘The Magnificent Seven‘.
America Divided Plot: What is it about?
The show premieres with Common visiting his hometown Chicago and exploring the disparities that occur in the criminal justice system. New York City may be one of the most advanced places in the U.S. but, racial discrimination still exists in its core. The renowned television producer Norman Lear extends his investigation into gentrification as he goes undercover to undermine the racial discrimination in the housing system.
Jesse William, best known for his role in ‘Grey’s Anatomy‘, investigates into the Pinellas County School system and its ongoing fight to dismantle the school to a prison pipeline. The immigrants have caused a huge stir in the U.S. in the past few years. America Ferrera, the Primetime Emmy Award winner (first for a Latin woman in the category), visits Texas and takes a closer look into the lives of the illegal immigrants living there. Zach Galifianakis visits his home state North Carolina and explores the political divide there, and how it is affecting the lives of ordinary people.
Season 2 covers bolder topics that need the attention of the audience. Gretchen Carlson takes the viewers through the halls of Congress. She addresses and uncovers the pervasive culture of sexual harassment that is deeply ingrained in the system for decades now.
Martin Sensmeier, while in San Juan County, Utah, investigates the decades-old struggle for equality by its native citizens and the long-running controversy around the Bears Ears National Monument. Diane Guerrero explores the conflicts over the sanctuary cities of Houston while Nick Offerman visits eastern Kentucky and explores the collapse of the coal industry.
Jussie Smollett visits Tennessee by the end of Season 2. There, he witnesses the movement to bring down the Confederate monuments and commemorate the deaths of thousands of African-Americans, who were lynched during the phase of racial terror.
America Divided Season 3 Release Date: When will it premiere?
‘America Divided’ Season 2 premiered on May 4, 2018, on Epix. The season was spread across 4 episodes and the last episode released on May 25, 2018. There has been no official announcement regarding the renewal of the show yet.
Notably, the series garnered good reviews by the audience. The show features some of the most disturbing topics existing in society and even includes celebrity-faces to reach out to more audiences. The issues are not very comfortable for a lot of people and that is the exact reason why they need to be addressed.
With such a promising plot of the show, we can expect a new season very soon. According to us, ‘America Divided’ Season 3 is likely to release sometime around July 2020.
America Divided Trailer:
Catch the trailer of ‘America Divided’ Season 1 below, to get an idea of the show.
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