Hacks: Season 2

Hacks: Season 2

Poster for Hacks: Season 2

Jean Smart returns to her Emmy-winning role as a legendary snarky comedian locked in a contentious, but potentially profitable, working relationship with a disgruntled 25-year-old writer.

2022Rating: TV-MAUSAUniversal Television, 3 Arts Entertainment, First Thought Productions, Paulilu Productions, Fremulon
Comedy

Episodes

EPISODE 2.1

There Will Be Blood

Deborah eagerly anticipates trying out her new material on the... More road, while Ava dreads the fallout of an explosive email.

EPISODE 2.2

Quid Pro Quo

Deborah embraces tour life. Ava grapples with the value of... More honesty. Jimmy learns the harsh realities of Hollywood dealmaking.

EPISODE 2.3

Trust the Process

Deborah continues to workshop her material on the road, as... More Ava adapts to a new lifestyle. Marcus is overwhelmed by life without Wilson.

EPISODE 2.4

The Captain's Wife

While Deb struggles to connect with her audience on a... More cruise, Ava finds herself an unexpected hit.

EPISODE 2.5

Retired

An impromptu detour finds Deborah reckoning with long-held guilt while... More reconnecting with a former comedian friend.

EPISODE 2.6

The Click

A girls’ night out finds Ava attempting to connect with... More her mother – and Deborah embracing some unexpected company.

EPISODE 2.7

On the Market

Deborah and her team head to LA to pitch her... More new set as a comedy special.

EPISODE 2.8

The One, The Only

Deborah prepares to take the stage for her taping as... More Ava deals with a new opportunity.

Hacks: Season 2 | Reviews

Still acerbically funny as ever, season 2 of the odd-couple stand-up comedy delves deeper into its characters: their grief, flaws, queerness, and best of all, their begrudging friendship.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

Season 2 hums along in such a smooth, pleasurable manner that you want more of everything...

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Collider

Collider

Overall, Hacks Season 2 is a higher-stakes, higher-reward season, emotionally.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Much like Smart’s Deborah Vance, Hacks is upping its game with its second go-round...

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Decider

Decider

What continues to work in Hacks Season 2... is the show’s tightrope walk between comedy and tragedy, dark humour and devastating heart.

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Variety

Variety

It’s a joy (and relief) to report that Season 2 doesn’t miss a beat.

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Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair

Smart remains a triumph... and Einbinder’s well-calibrated portrayal makes Ava more than just the entitled caricature she could easily be.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

If anything, Season Two leans even more into the series’ strengths.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

The new season displays no sign of the dreaded sophomore slump.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

The second season understands that Hacks is a better show as a true two-hander... than as a glorified one-woman show for Smart.

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USA Today

USA Today

The darkness is deeper and sometimes more despairing this year, but the jokes are just as frequent, and maybe even a bit more cathartic.

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Hacks: Season 2 | Trailers

Hacks: Season 2 | Release Details

Hacks: Season 2 is available to stream in Australia now on Stan.