The release date for Peter Kay`s Car Share series 2 — Pending
This article has the most up-to-date info on the status of Peter Kay`s Car Share Series 2 as we continuously monitor the news to keep you in the know. BBC One has officially renewed the series for another season expected to debut in 2017. To get notified of the exact premiere date – subscribe for updates below.
Summary and plot line
Peter Kay`s Car Share is a British sitcom pivots around a supermarket assistant manager and a promotions rep as they take on a newly established company car share scheme. Co-created by Peter Kay, Tim Reid and Paul Coleman, the show has been airing on BBC One, and the network’s online streaming service BBC iPlayer, since April 29, 2015.
With a super simple premise, the show has been a surprising hit with audiences around the world. Two supermarket employees enroll in a new care share initiative and develop a friendship while driving to and from work in Peter’s Fiat. Spending their commute time talking shop and bickering over the merits of a cheesy fictional radio station — Forever FM. Filmed in and around Manchester and other areas in the U.K., most of the show is set outdoors, with some scenes actually shot in the car, the viewer often feels like an invisible, eavesdropping third passanger.
Reviews, ratings and renewal
With just six episodes, season 1 of the highly rated series boasted an impressive average of more than 5 million viewers per episode. Glowing reviews from viewers and critics alike sealed the fate of the show for a second season, according to the actor who spilled the beans regarding its renewal to a BBC affiliate in Wales. According to Peter, season 2 of Peter Kay’s Car Share has already been written and will air sometime in late spring or early summer of 2016. BBC One is yet to schedule an exact premiere date.
UPDATED June 1, 2016: The hit British sitcom Peter Kay`s Car Share has been renewed by BBC One for a second series, set to air in 2017. A BAFTA for Best Scripted Comedy and an average of 6 million viewers per episode has secured it on a spot on the next television season`s schedule without any trouble. John and Kayleigh will set out on a series-long commute that will surely be as fun as the freshman series. Please sign up for our automatic updates and we`ll be sure to keep you up on the release date for the upcoming series.