Has Schmigadoon! been renewed for Season 3? Here’s what we know:

Renewed Or Cancelled?

Schmigadoon is a well-produced and lovingly crafted musical drama, harking back to various eras of musicals, poking fun of their tropes and leaning into what makes them so endearing. After finishing the show, you may be wondering if this has been renewed or cancelled. Here’s what we know:

What is Schmigadoon Season 2 about?

Now onto its second season, Schmigadoon! is back and this time we’re whisked through time to the 70’s, as much grittier, darker and more experimental musicals come to the foreground. Josh and Melissa are unhappy in their lives. They’re desperate to have a baby, believing it’ll help spark their relationship and take them to the next level.

However, when all of this comes crashing down, they find themselves seeking an alternate adventure, coming in the form of visiting Schmigadoon again. Well, there’s no fluffy rainbows and happy music here, instead Josh and Melissa are whisked through time and immediately thrust into the sex, violence and misdeeds of Chicago. Or, well, Schmicago.

The main plot comes in the form of a murder, of which Josh is framed for and thrown behind bars. Melissa scrambles to try and save him, and along the way the pair find themselves battling against the sinister Octavius Kratt and his cronies.

We have extensive coverage of Schmigadoon across the site, including recaps for every episode. You can find those HERE!

Has Schmigadoon been renewed for season 2?

According to creator Cinco Paul, AppleTV+ has cancelled Schmigadoon before season 3. He said on social media that the show is being cancelled despite having this season and 25 new songs already completed. “This was tough news to get,” he says, “but the optimist in me is convinced it’s not the end of Schmigadoon… and maybe it’s even a happy beginning.”

Generally Apple and other streamers gauge numerous metrics before renewing a show, including how many people initially watch it and then looking at the drop-off rate. Schmigadoon has had a pretty good reaction from critics and audiences, with many loving the musical style and the blend of comedy, drama and romance. It’s possible the show just didn’t draw enough viewing numbers for the streamer, but it can be hard to know the reasons for a cancellation.

What we know about season 3 so far:

Again, we won’t be seeing a Schmigadoon Season 3 as Apple has sadly cancelled the show.

If this does on the off chance get picked up by another service, though, expect Josh and Melissa to return as they head back through the magical portal to another time period, possibly even the 80’s or early 90’s!

If there are any significant updates, then we’ll be sure to update this section and let you all know.

Are you sad to see Schmigadoon cancelled? What did you think of the show? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

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