Survival of the Thickest Season 2

Was Survival of the Thickest cancelled or renewed for season 2? When does it start on Netflix? Now that season 1 is over, fans are wondering if the show will continue for another season or not. In this post, we have summarized everything we know so far about the next season.

What Is Survival of the Thickest About?

Black, plus-size and newly single, Mavis unexpectedly finds herself having to rebuild her life after putting all her eggs in one man's basket, but she's determined to not only survive but thrive with the support of her chosen family.

Survival of the Thickest Renewed for Season 2 + Michelle Buteau’s Second Stand-Up Special Coming to Netflix

Michelle Buteau announced on TODAY this morning that Survival of the Thickest will be returning to Netflix for Season 2! She also announced that she will be debuting her second comedy special with Netflix, following her previous special, Michelle Buteau: Welcome to Buteaupia. It’s a Michelle takeover!

Survival of the Thickest’s first season debuted on Netflix on July 13, 2023 and has since been nominated for 7 NAACP Awards including 4 nominations for Michelle Buteau as Executive Producer (Outstanding Comedy Series), Star (Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series) and Writer (Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series) as well as Outstanding Breakthrough Creative (Television)


Survival of the Thickest centers on Mavis Beaumont (Michelle Buteau). Black, plus-size and newly single (not by her choice!), Mavis unexpectedly finds herself having to rebuild her life as a struggling stylist. She’s determined to not only survive but thrive with the support of her chosen family, a body positive attitude, and a cute v-neck with some lip gloss. The scripted comedy is based on Buteau’s acclaimed book of essays.


Release Date: July 13, 2023

Episodes: 8 x 30 minutes

Co-Creator / Executive Producer: Michelle Buteau

Co-Creator / Showrunner / Executive Producer: Danielle Sanchez-Witzel

Executive Producers: Linda Mendoza; Ravi Nandan and Alli Reich for A24, Anne Hong (Mosaic)

Starring: Michelle Buteau, Tone Bell

Recurring Guest Stars Tasha Smith, Taylor Selé, Garcelle Beauvais, Marouane Zotti, Liza Treyger, Anissa Felix, Anthony Michael Lopez, Monnae Michaell, Usama Siddiquee, Allan K. Washington, Becca Blackwell, Peppermint, J. Riley Jr., Anna George, Michelle Visage, Donovan Louis Bazemore, & Ambre Anderson

Additional Guest Stars include: Sarah Cooper, Hugh Moore, Solomon Georgio, Mark McKinnon, Christine Jones, Joyelle Johnson, Veronica Mosey, Nicole Byer, Jordan Carlos, Clifton Davis, Misha Osherovich & Robert Christopher Riley, among others

Writers: Danielle Sanchez-Witzel, Michelle Buteau, Grace Edwards, Ian Edwards, Solomon Georgio, ER Fightmaster, Hillary Handlesman, Julia Lindon

Directors: Linda Mendoza, Kim Nguyen, Amy Aniobi, Kimmy Gatewood

Is "Survival of the Thickest" returning for Season 2? When does the next season of Survival of the Thickest come back on? 🤔 Find out below!

Survival of the Thickest Season 2 Release Date

Survival of the Thickest is renewed for season 2. However, the official release date is not announced by Netflix yet. We are going to update this post once we have an official release date.
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Survival of the Thickest Season 2 Trailer

Right now, we don't have an official season 2 trailer. We are still waiting for the announcement from Netflix. Here is the latest promo/trailer shared on press releases & social accounts so far:

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