This is a round-up of news focused on the release of season 2 of The Wheel of Time.
- We tweeted season 2 cast updates and confirmations here, here, here and here. For a complete cast list with filters by season and grouping, visit our dedicated Wheel of Time cast page.
- Rotten Tomatoes (as of the date of this article): the “TomatoMeter” (critics’ rating) for season 2 is currently at 80% based on 20 reviews. The audience score is at 89% with 500+ reviews. Season 1 had an 81% TomatoMeter score and a 59% audience score.
- IMDB: episode 3 is the highest rated of the season so far, matching episode 4 from season 1.
- Episode 1, A Taste of Solitude is currently at 7.4 out of 10 based on 1146 reviews
- Episode 2, Strangers and Friends is at 7.9 based on 975 reviews
- Episode 3, What Might Be is at 8.5 based on 945 reviews
- Show Popularity
- Prime Video: The Wheel of Time season 2 is currently the number 1 show in most countries. This is based on FlixPatrol and confirmation by WotSeries followers.
- Television Stats has the show in the #4 spot in popularity
- Parrot Analytics shows that demand for The Wheel of Time is “Outstanding” in the US, UK, and Canada, but “Good” in India and Brazil.
- Sony dropped the first single, Egwene al’Vere on August 30th. The lyrics in the Old Tongue and the English translation are here.
- The first album will be released on September 8th.
- The Dusty Wheel ran a live 12-hour Premiere’Gaidon. WotUp review episode 1 and episode 2. Talk’Aran’Rhiod offers spoiler-free reviews of episode 1 and episode 2. LezbiNerdy episode covers episode 1, episode 2, and episode 3. Don’t miss the season 1 recap from Unravelling the Pattern and the spoiler-free reaction. Nae’blis’s spoiler-free review is here.
- A new feature in Prime Video shows you the scene’s location when you pause the video (upper left).
Season two released on September 1, 2023 with three episodes and will be followed by weekly releases until the season finale on October 6. The season will contain eight episodes written by Rafe Judkins, Amanda Kate Shuman, Justine Juel Gillmer, Dave Hill, Katherine B McKenna, Rammy Park, John McCutcheon, Rohit Kumar, and Timothy Earle. WoTSeries.com is a news site by fans, for fans, and is not affiliated with any paid sponsors or brands. We stand in solidarity with SAG-AFTRA and the WGA and encourage donations to the Entertainment Community Fund to support those affected during the work stoppage.