Netflix renews After Life for a second season

Ricky Gervais' dark comedy series After Life has been renewed for a second season by Netflix, returning for another six episodes in 2020.

The show, writen by and starring Gervais, follows recently widowered Tony dealing with thr loss of his wife and deciding to do whatever he wants in the face of his loss. The writer / actor made the following statement regarding the renewal:

"I have never had a reaction like this before. It's been insane. And heartwarming. But now I have to make sure the second season is even better so I'll probably have to work much harder than usual. Annoying really."

Netflix's Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos added:
"After Life has moved audiences from laughter to tears around the world and we are thrilled to announce that Ricky Gervais will be back with a second season on Netflix.

After Life season one is streaming now on Netflix. You can read our review here

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