June 22, 2021

Showtime announced today that Ziwe has been picked up for a second season. The news comes a week after the late night variety show wrapped its six-episode freshman run, which garnered generally positive reviews.

With 12 new episodes ordered, the cable network is doubling the count for Season 2 - though it will be split into two installments. Look for a return in 2022.

Ziwe is a weekly variety show that features interviews, sketches, musical numbers and more. Host Ziwe Fumudoh also rendezvous with everyday people in unscripted and unpredictable situations. Season 1 featured celebrity guests such as Stacey Abrams, Phoebe Bridgers, Fran Lebowitz, and Gloria Steinem.