The British period drama will continue.
March 8, 2017
FX, along with the United Kingdom's BBC One, have jointly announced that Taboo has been renewed for a second season. The period drama, which is produced out of the UK, premiered earlier this year for both British and U.S. audiences with an initial 8-episode run.
Led by Tom Hardy, the high-profile series has resonated with viewers in both regions and has garnered generally positive reviews from critics. Its popularity with younger audiences has seen it become one of the more digitally-viewed and time-shifted shows on both FX and BBC One.
Taboo takes place in the year 1814, where the son of a despised shipping tycoon has returned to London after being away in Africa for 10 years. Believed to be long-dead, he is now back as a changed man, ready to inherit what is left of his deceased father's empire and rebuild his life.
Another eight episodes have been ordered for Season 2, though no time frame for a return has been announced as of yet.
03/09/17 at 10:01pm
Yes, Yes, Yes
03/09/17 at 08:08am
A second season? I thought when this came out it was a one season mini series. Looking forward to season 2. I'll probably have to re-watch the first season prior to season 2 coming out to 'refresh'
03/09/17 at 01:32am
I half-watched the first two episodes and then I 1/4 (or less) watched the next two (ie, I was occupied doing other things). So I made little investment, but the production was interesting enough to watch some. The story does not seem complicated, which is a plus, if, what I assume are supposed to be hullucinations (rather than sci-fi). The characters are pretty much all ugly and with a lot of middle-age garb. I'm kind of interested and paying attention to comments here, but I don't think I can give it the time. When I last watched it, and something I read, made me think it was a one season mini-series. Given what I saw, that made sense. So I'm surprised to see it extended. In summary, it looks maybe ok, but I haven't got a handle on the dark and psychotic aspects to know how well it's working
03/08/17 at 05:42pm
So glad that we get to see more of this dark show, the story is great, the costumes and scenes.. everything is perfect.
03/08/17 at 03:00pm
Yes!!! I love Taboo! I'm so happy this has been renewed. Tom Hardy is fantastic
03/08/17 at 12:12pm
Fantastic news! This show is soooo good.
03/08/17 at 11:59am
I about jumped out of my chair when I saw this one on my screen. So awesome! This is my favourite new show by leaps and bounds. If you are not watching this one you should be.
03/08/17 at 11:58am
YYYEEESSS!!!!!!!!! Taboo has been renewed for season 2!!!
03/08/17 at 11:54am
Love this show. Dark, gritty, and just fun to watch. Really happy it got the greenlight for a 2nd season. Tom Hardy was amazing during the first 8 episodes.
03/08/17 at 10:15am
Took a few episodes before I really got into this show, but by the end, I found myself really enjoying it. Excited to see what season 2 will bring.