Mad Dogs season 2 has been canceled
We monitor the news to keep you updated on the release date of Mad Dogs season 2. Unfortunately, Amazon has decided not to renew the series for another season. The show has been canceled.
Show summary and storyline
Mad Dogs is the newest addition to the ever-expanding original programming featured exclusively on Amazon Prime. Developed and penned by the same man who wrote the eponymous British television series that was aired in 2011-2013, the new mystery comedy-drama web series is a co-production between Left Bank Pictures, Mesquite Productions and MiddKid Productions. Exec produced by Suzanne Mackie, Cris Cole and Andy Harries, the new show was released in the United States on January 22, 2016.
The story focuses on a group of longtime male friends, who are in the forties now, who travel together to Belize in order to celebrate the early retirement of one of them. The series stars Steve Zahn, Michael Imperioli, Billy Zane, Romany Malco and Ben Chaplin.
Current season, ratings and renewal chances
Season 1 of Mad Dogs, consisting of ten one-hour episodes, was released exclusively to Amazon Prime members in the US and UK in its entirety on Friday, January 22, 2016. The initial reviews have been rather promising. Clearly, most viewers and critics compare the new show to the original, and it seems that the Amazon version stands well on its own. The favorable comparison most likely is the result of Cris Cole leading the creative team of the remake. Most viewers find the new series funny, suspenseful and very entertaining. The style of the humor still remains rather British in general, which is probably a good thing, considering that UK television has been on a rise in popularity recently. It is likely that Amazon will continue with the dramedy series, although there has been no official confirmation yet.
UPDATED March 1, 2016: If you have enjoyed the Amazon adaptation of the popular British television show, we have bad news for you. Shawn Ryan, one of the executive producers of the new series has announced via his Twitter that Amazon Video has not picked up the mystery drama web series for a second round. Mad Dogs has been officially canceled. He explained the cancellation decision by the fact that the series’ concept was never intended for a multi-season run. It is unfortunate, because the show has gotten really solid reviews from critics and viewers. Stay tuned in case anything changes. Sign up for our updates to be informed if the show gets revived.
1) Wanted to report that a decision was made not to make any more episodes of Mad Dogs.— Shawn Ryan (@ShawnRyanTV) 28 февраля 2016 г.