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The Girls on the Bus Season 2: Is It Happening? Everything We Know So Far?

The Girls on the Bus

The Girls On The Bus is an adaptation of Chasing Hillary, which is a memoir released in 2018 by Amy Chozick. It started in March 2024 and has since become a very well-received miniseries. Right after it started airing, viewers were intrigued to know whether they would be seeing The Girls on the Bus Season 2.

The Girls on the Bus Season 2
Credits: Entertainment Weekly

This article will explore if fans will be prized with another season of this much-loved show created by Amy Chozick and Julie Plec. Or the makers have canceled The Girls on the Bus Season 2.

What Happened In The Girls on the Bus Season 1?

The first season of The Girls on the Bus started on March 14th, 2024 on Max with a planned ten episodes. It told the story of four women working as journalists as they trailed several candidates running for the President of the USA. During the election trail, we get to see all of them navigating through their issues on a personal level as well.

The main characters of the show are Sadie McCarthy (played by Melissa Benoist), Grace Gordon Greene (played by Carla Gugino), Kimberlyn Anaya Kendrick (Christina Elmore), Lola Rahaii (played by Natasha Behnam), and Malcolm (played by Brandon Scott). All of them are working for different magazines.

Jesse Peretz, Leigh London Redman, Rina Mimoun, Sarah Schechter, Amy Chozick, Greg Berlanti, Julie Plec, and Marcos Siega are the executive producers of the show. The sixth episode of the show follows Grace and Sadie finding a new lead regarding one of the donors of Walker.

While they are going for a venue where a presidential debate is slated, the bus breaks. This leads to many weird situations. There is also a hint about the pregnancy of Sadie. The later episodes will focus more on these characters.

Are We Getting Another Season of The Girls on the Bus?

So far, the makers have not confirmed if The Girls on the Bus Season 2 will happen or not. The show is currently airing on Max and it is planned to end with its 10th episode titled The Everydays which will release on May 9th, 2024. So we can maybe expect Max to announce The Girls on the Bus Season 2 after it concludes.

Are We Getting Another Season of The Girls on the Bus?
Credits: Variety

This is very normal since the team will assess the response the show has received. This will be the basis on which the future of the show will be decided. Given the positive response the show has enjoyed so far, chances are really high that we will get to see The Girls on the Bus Season 2.

What Can We Expect From The Girls on the Bus Season 2?

The Girls on the Bus was designed as a miniseries. However, HBO might renew it if the viewership increases towards the end. A major part of the memoir by Chasing Hillary has been covered in the series.

If the maiden season covers the whole book, then maybe the makers will opt for an entirely new storyline. But chances are that this season will only adapt half of the plot of the book. So the latter half can be adapted into The Girls on the Bus Season 2.

The series is a refreshing take on the life of people capturing the moments of really popular and powerful politicians during the campaign trail. All the characters are well-etched and relatable and the same will be replicated in the followup season.

Who Will Be In The Cast?

The first season starred Melissa Benoist, Christina Elmore, Carla Gugino, Natasha Behnam and Brandon Scott as the main characters. The show also had many actors playing pivotal roles in a supporting capacity.

Who Will Be In The Cast?
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Chances are very high that the main cast might return in The Girls on the Bus Season 2. We might see some new actors joining the team also with the return of some actors who were in the supporting cast.

Conclusion

The Girls on the Bus provides an interesting glimpse into women working in the field of the political beat of journalism as they are chasing Presidential candidates. The book was inspired by The Boys on the Bus and it is based on a very long research which is evident on the show.

The viewers are hoping that The Girls on the Bus Season 2 takes place so that they get to know more about these characters.