‘Yellowjackets’ is coming back for its second season

'Yellowjackets' is coming back in March 2023.
'Yellowjackets' is coming back in March 2023.

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Yellowjackets, the Showtime series about a girls’ high school soccer team whose plane crashes in the wilderness, is a cross between Lord of the Flies and Lost when it comes to supernatural stories of survival. Are members of the team going mad in the woods? And will we actually see some cannibalism in season two? That’s certainly where it seemed like the show was headed when we last saw them. Oh, and what’s with the deer antler ritual?

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We won’t have to wait much longer for the answers to all of these questions,Yellowjackets returns to Showtime on Sunday, March 26, 2023. With new episodes airing weekly, season two will hopefully help us understand all the things that have kept us hanging us since 2021.

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Where can you stream Yellowjackets season 2?

You can watch the newest season of Yellowjackets exclusively on Showtime, which is available as an add-on to your cable package, or via the Showtime streaming service. A subscription to Showtime allows you to watch all of the channel’s original shows, sporting events, and movie library ad-free. The service also allows subscribers to the streaming service to download the majority of its content for offline viewing on mobile devices, up to 15 programs at a time per device.

Showtime is home to original shows like George & Tammy,Let The Right One In and The Chi, as well as films like Everything Everywhere All At Once, docu-series like Boys In Blue and live sporting events including Bellator MMA and boxing.

What is Yellowjackets about?

There’s no doubt that Yellowjackets was one of the biggest hits of 2021, the show offers a hit of ‘90s nostalgia with its throwback pop culture references and a pitch-perfect soundtrack (which is thankfully available as a Spotify playlist), as well as the involvement of several cast members whose careers blew up during that decade, like Christina Ricci and Juliette Lewis.

With the use of flashbacks, the show depicts a mysterious plane crash that stranded a team of high school soccer players in the wilderness. This group, consisting of Shauna (played by Melanie Lynskey as the adult and Sophie Nelisse and her teenaged counterpart), Taissa (Tawny Cypress and Jasmin Savoy Brown), Misty (Christina Ricci and Sammi Hanratty), and Natalie (Juliette Lewis and Sophie Thatcher) spent the last 25 years apart, but when they’re brought back together in the present day, bad things start happening all around them, including the recent, mysterious death of one of their fellow survivors, Travis (Kevin Alves).

In season two we’ll meet the adult versions of Van and Lottie, who appeared in flashbacks as teens, but their adult selves will be played by Lauren Ambrose and Simone Kessel, respectively, and Lord of the Rings actor Elijah Wood will also be joining the cast. And brace yourselves, because even though the second season hasn’t premiered yet, season three has already been greenlit, which means the saga of our hungry, haunted teen athletes is far from over.

How can you sign up for Showtime?

To watch Showtime on cable, you can sign up for a subscription through one of the many service providers that carry it (you can view a complete, up to date list of carriers here.) A cable subscription also provides access to Showtime Anytime, the channel’s On Demand content library.

You can also watch Showtime by signing up for the streaming app. Right now, new subscribers to Showtime will receive an initial free 30-day trial, followed by a reduced rate of just $3.99 per month for six months. The subscription rate will then jump to the standard rate, which is typically $10.99 per month, thereafter.

Showtime streaming service subscriptions can also be bundled with other service providers, too. You can add Showtime to your Paramount+ subscription for a total of $11.99 per month, add it as a Prime Video or Hulu channel for $10.99 per month, or add it to Apple TV for $10.99 after a free one-month trial. Both the Showtime streaming service and Showtime Anytime provide access to live TV, original series, the channel’s vast library movies, and it’s sports programming.

You will need a supported device in order to watch the Showtime streaming service,  which include Apple TV (3rd Gen+), iPhone / iPad (iOS 14+), Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV stick, Kindle Fire, Android TV, Android phones and tablets, Playstation 4 and 5, Samsung SmartTV, Roku, Xbox One / Xbox Series X|S, Tivo, Xfinity Flex and select web browsers and VR devices. A complete list of updated supported devices can be found here.

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