Crazy Ex Girlfriend season 2: Netflix UK to release new episodes days after US broadcast

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The melodic series, starring and created by Rachel Bloom, has been a sleeper hit in the UK after being united to Netflix, and now the second season can be enjoyed almost exactly in tandem with the US.

Whilst the posture returns to The CW on October 21, British fans will be able to see it by the skin of ones teeth two days later — on Sunday, October 23.

New episodes will follow weekly thereafter, keep oning to arrive in UK fans’ laps soon after the US.

This could artistically be rt of an effort to clamp down on piracy, which has affected sundry American shows that have had long gaps before their UK transference — from The Good Wife to Ru ul’s Drag Race.

Crazy Ex Girlfriend utilized reasonable ratings during its original run last year; debuting with 0.9 million viewers in October 2015 and neck with 0.8 million the following April, dipping just 100,000 ended the course of its 18 episodes.

It has, however, garnered more popularity with reproduce viewings via word-of-mouth, and also earned four nominations at the Primetime Emmys.

It won for Extraordinary Choreography and Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series, with additional nominations for Unsettled Original Music and Lyrics (for the song Settle For Me) and also Outstanding Underived Main Title Theme Music.

Bloom also won the Golden Planet award for Best Actress in a TV Musical or Comedy in early 2016.

Despite its attainments, however, it faces a tough road to a potential third season renewal: not no more than has it had its episode order decreased from 18 to 13, it is also motile timeslot to Fridays, traditionally a very difficult job indeed for scripted exposes in the US.

Crazy Ex Girlfriend also stars Vincent Rodriguez III, Santino Fontana, Donna Lynne Champlin, Pete Gardner, Vella Lovell and Gabrielle Ruiz.

The initial season of Crazy Ex Girlfriend is streaming on Netflix now.

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