E4 officially renewed Chewing Gum for series 2 to premiere in 2016

The release date for Chewing Gum series 2 — Pending

This article has the most up-to-date info on the status of Chewing Gum Series 2 as we continuously monitor the news to keep you in the know. E4 has officially renewed the series for another season expected to debut in 2016. To get notified of the exact premiere date – subscribe for updates below.

Series storyline and cast

Chewing Gum is a British sitcom that premiered on October 13, 2016 on E4. It is created and written by the multi-talented playwright, singer, actress and poet Michaela Coel, and executive produced by Jon Rolph and Nana Hughes. The first series contained six 30-minute episodes.

The storyline is built around the character of Tracey Gordon (Michaela Coel), a 24-year-old religious virgin who nonetheless wants to explore sexuality and other worldly pleasures. Tracey`s best friend Candice (Danielle Isaie), her fiancé Ronald (John MacMillan), her uptight sister Cynthia (Susan Wokoma) and a street poet named Connor (Robert Lonsdale) and his mom Mandy (Tanya Franks) round out the cast. She works as a shop assistant, and the twists and turns in her daily life as well as her relationships with her family, friends and neighbors are at the core of the show.

Reviews and renewal possibilities

The first series of Chewing Gum scored a 2016 BAFTA nomination for Best Scripted Comedy, which was an immediate and impressive recognition of its future potential. The show premiered to an audience of 0.3 million viewers. It has a 7.1/10 IMDb score, and has been garnering mostly positive reviews as a light entertainment program that is perfect in its role. Almost immediately after the first series wrapped up, Chewing Gum has been renewed for a second series, which is slated to contain six half-hour episodes and should air in 2016. Please stay tuned, and we`ll be sure to inform you as soon as a release date is confirmed for Chewing Gum series 2.

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