June 6, 2024

BET+ announced today that Average Joe has been renewed for Season 2. The news comes nearly a year after the drama debuted on the streaming service to a positive reception from both viewers and critics.

"We congratulate the amazing writers, cast, crew, and our production partners for creating such a captivating first season," said Scott Mills, President and CEO, BET Media Group. "Average Joe is a masterclass in storytelling - a thriller anchored in authenticity, friendships and family drama, spiked with perfectly timed moments of humor - all of which resonated tremendously with viewers. We are excited to see where the second season will take us."

The series stars Deon Cole as Joe Washington, a blue-collar plumber whose life is turned upside down when he finds out that his late father stole millions of dollars from the Russian mob, who want their money back. Joe is left to decide how far he will go to give his family the life they've always wanted.