The break out hit Native comedy, Reservation Dogs is getting a season 2. Season one is currently airing on FX on Hulu, releasing episodes weekly.  And the reviews have been positive from the critics and Native communities around the country.  The announcement showed up on the show’s official Twitter page.

 

“We couldn’t wait to share Reservation Dogs with viewers and are thrilled that they seem to love it as much as we do,” said Nick Grad, FX’s President of Original Programming. “We’re happy to put in an early order for another season. Sterlin Harjo delivered on his creative vision, partnering with Taika Waititi and the rest of the creative team, the brilliant cast and crew to create one of TV’s best new comedies and a groundbreaking showcase of representation and raw talent.” 

RELATED: Catch up on all of our Reservation Dogs recaps here. 

The series comes from the minds of Sterlin Harjo (Seminole/Creek) and Taika Waititi (Maori), loosely based on their own backgrounds. Reservation Dogs stars D’Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai, Paulina Alexis, Devery Jacobs and Lane Factor as a group of Indigenous teenagers in rural Oklahoma, who become vigilantes with dreams of moving to California. The series is being praised for being the only show on television with an Indigenous writing room, directors, and main cast. Zahn McClarnon, Sarah Podemski, andElva Guerra also star along with who’s who among Native celebrities.

The fans, Native and non-Native are raving about this show on social media. There are several memes already floating around, and the young cast are showing up in magazines and billboards across the country.  And it will only get bigger.

Reservation Dogs also started airing in Canada this week on Disney Plus. Here in the states, episode six will air on Monday, with the finale airing on September 20 on FX on Hulu. Season 2 is set to air in 2022. 

Aho! Mvto Creator!

 

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