Did you enjoy the first season of “Single Drunk Female,” the comedy series about Samantha, a young alcoholic woman, trying to get her life back on track? You’re not alone! The series was a huge hit with audiences and critics alike. And there’s good news: season 2 is about to begin! Here’s everything you need to know about the next chapter for Samantha and her friends.
Before we dive into the upcoming season, let’s recap season 1.
“Single Drunk Female” is a series created by Simone Finch. It follows the story of Samantha Fink, a twenty-something queer alcoholic who is forced to move back in with her overbearing mother after an embarrassing public meltdown. To avoid jail time, she must stay sober. Throughout the first season, we see her struggle with temptation and relapse as she tries to find her place in the world. In the first season, Sam’s love life takes a tumultuous turn as she unexpectedly runs into her former best friend, Brit, who is about to tie the knot with Sam’s ex-boyfriend. However, things look up when James enters the picture and supports Sam’s decision to stay sober. Despite the challenges they face, Sam and James manage to keep their relationship afloat amidst Sam's recovery chaos. Sam decided to prioritize her sobriety over her relationship with James. In her explanation of the bittersweet finale, executive producer Daisy Gardner emphasized the importance of choosing oneself. Throughout the season, Sam finds support through her lesbian AA sponsor, Olivia Elliot, and her trans friend, Mindy. She navigates the ups and downs of her personal and professional life, learning and growing in the process.
Now, let’s talk about season 2.
“Single Drunk Female” season 2 is an exciting continuation of Sam’s story. In this new season, we find Sam a year and a half after her return to sobriety. She feels like she is finally having a life worth celebrating. However, as the official synopsis reveals, life has its own plans for her. The upcoming season will continue to follow Sam’s journey as she learns to handle life’s unexpected events. She will find a way to change things when she can while learning to tolerate discomfort when she can’t. The second season of “Single Drunk Female” promises to be an emotional rollercoaster as we see Sam’s character develop even further.
In the trailer below, we see Sam searching for a new place to live with her best friend, Brit. While she seems to have everything under control - celebrating her 29th birthday, having a job and a boyfriend - everything falls apart.
The highly anticipated second season of “Single Drunk Female” will see some familiar faces returning, including:
The cast has just gotten even more exciting with the addition of some new faces in recurring roles, including:
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Additionally, there will be a special guest star in the second season, namely:
The highly anticipated season 2 of “Single Drunk Female” premiered on Wednesday, April 12, 2023, at 10/9c on Freeform. However, the show has been canceled, so it is no longer available to watch on Freeform or Hulu. But don't worry! You can still catch the show on other streaming platforms. Here's the complete list:
No, "Single Drunk Female" won't be returning for a third season. Fans of the show were undoubtedly drawn to its raw honesty, humor, and the protagonist's journey towards self-discovery and sobriety. However, we won't be able to see how her story further unfolds.