Fan favorite Mayfair Witch is all set to return for a second season. We have some exclusive details about the Mayfair Witches Season 2. Scroll down for more information.
Mayfair Witches Season 2: Is it Officially Renewed?
“Mayfair Witches” has been picked up for a second season by AMC.
The drama, which premiered on AMC and AMC+ on January 8 and is the second series in the Anne Rice Immortal Universe, received a solid 11 rating in adults 18-49 on linear for its debut. AMC says that the show beat out “Interview with the Vampire” as the most-watched new series premiere on AMC+.
Based on the first 30 days, it is also the most-watched season of any show ever on AMC+. The second season should start filming in New Orleans by the end of this year.
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“We are thrilled with the reaction to this series, especially in the wake of the incredibly strong reception to Interview, and can’t wait to bring the fans second seasons of both series in this rich, vibrant and expanding universe based on the works of Anne Rice,” said Dan McDermott, president of entertainment and AMC Studios for AMC Networks. “In a business in which ‘nobody knows anything,’ we knew what we were hoping for in terms of building a television franchise around these remarkable characters and stories, and to see these shows arrive and captivate viewers in the way they have is so gratifying and energizing for everyone involved, and there is so much yet to come.”
“Mayfair Witches” has been renewed for Season 2 at AMC. Production on season two is expected to begin later this year in New Orleans. https://t.co/D7vwxGBOGy
— Variety (@Variety) February 3, 2023
What is Mayfair Witches Based on?
The series is based on the best-selling trilogy “Lives of the Mayfair Witches” by Anne Rice. It follows neurosurgeon Rowan Fielding (Alexandra Daddario). After she finds out that she is the unexpected heir to a family of witches, she has to figure out how to use her new powers and fight a bad spirit that has been following her family for generations.
“The success of both ‘Mayfair Witches’ and ‘Interview with the Vampire’ once again illustrates the strength and mastery of Anne Rice’s work,” said Mark Johnson, who is overseeing the entire Anne Rice universe for AMC Networks. “The fact that these first two shows are performing so splendidly with a TV audience gives us much pride in what we’ve already done and great anticipation for the storytelling opportunities yet to come.”
The showrunner and executive producer of “Anne Rice’s Mayfair Witches,” said that “Anne Rice’s ‘Lives of the Mayfair Witches’ is a sumptuous epic tale that we’ve only begun to explore,”
“I’m so grateful to the fans and viewers of the show who’ve given us the chance to continue telling this story.”
Mayfair Witches Season 2 Cast
Along with Daddario, the cast includes Lasher, Ciprien Grieve, and Cortland Mayfair, as well as Jack Huston, Tongayi Chirisa, and Harry Hamlin. Johnson, Spalding, and Jeff Freilich are in charge of making the show. Michael Uppendahl, who is also the show’s director, and Michelle Ashford both write for and run the show. AMC Studios is in charge of making “Mayfair Witches.”