The release date for Below Deck Mediterranean season 2 — Pending
This article has the most up-to-date info on the status of Below Deck Mediterranean season 2 as we continuously monitor the news to keep you in the know. Bravo has officially renewed the series for another season. To get notified of the premiere date – subscribe for updates below.
Series info and cast
A new American reality series, Below Deck Mediterranean, is a spinoff of Below Deck, another Bravo production. It has premiered on Bravo on May 3, 2016. Mark Cronin, Courtand Cox and Nadine Rajabi serve as executive producers for the series, and 51 Minds Entertainment is behind the production of the program.
The series follows the lives of crew members who live and work aboard a luxury 150-foot mega-yacht during the charter season in Greece, sailing around Santorini, Mykonos and other lovely Greek islands. The highly professional and fun-loving crew is comprised of experienced captain Mark Howard, chef Ben Robinson, first mate Bryan Kattenburg, three stewardesses and three deckhands. But of course, it`s not all work, there`s lots of play with partying, romance and drama all there for the viewers to enjoy. Their wealthy guests require the most exclusive treatment, and there`s never a dull moment in either work hours or down time.
Viewership and potential renewal
The series premiered to 1.039 million US viewers and a 0.4 rating in the 18-49 demographic. The second episode attracted an audience of 713,000 viewers and garnered a 0.2 demo rating. The show has a 6/10 score on IMDb, which is very reasonable for a reality show. Whether or not the eye candy and the entertainment that Below Deck Mediterranean provides will gather enough audience support to warrant another season remains to be seen, but for now the series is enjoying a certain degree of popularity. Stay tuned, and we`ll keep you informed of the program`s fate.
Season 1 recap
The first season of Bravo`s romantic reality series Below Deck Mediterranean went out with a bang on July 26, 2016 on Bravo. The final one of the twelve episodes has attracted an impressive audience of 1.3 million viewers and scored a 0.58 demo rating, topping the season premiere viewership by almost 0.3 million viewers. There was no lack of drama in the final episode, which featured the crew out celebrating the end of the charter season. Not your average formal night out, there`s serious drinking involved, with Bobby coming unhinged (and profusely apologizing the next day), Jen standing up to him, and Hannah attempting to throw herself at Ben, only to find him making out with Tiffany later on that night. There are plenty of other incidents, and the crew parts ways with a range of feelings for each other. Below Deck Mediterranean has not yet been renewed for a second season by Bravo, but considering its popularity, and the solid fan base of its sister series Below Deck we would assume that a renewal announcement is on its way.
UPDATED August 25, 2016: OK, Bravo didn’t really have a choice with ratings like these, but now it’s official – fan-favorite breakout summer hit Below Deck Mediterranean has been renewed for a second season. The freshman season finale drew an audience of almost 2 million viewers, and the season overall saw double-digit growth both in total viewers and key demographics. The second half of season 1 scored 30% more total viewers, and attracted 32% more adults 18-49, and 33% more adults 25-54 than the first half. With excellent social media engagement, the show was clearly bound for a renewal. Stay tuned for release date information for Below Deck Mediterranean season 2.