Netflix's Cheer Season 2? Why There's Hope For More

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Netflix’s Cheer, the six-episode documentary series, has become quite popular. The docuseries premiered on the streaming service in January and follows the trials and tribulations of Navarro College’s nationally-ranked cheer squad in Corsicana, Texas as they prepare for the National Cheerleading Championship. While Cheer hasn’t officially been renewed for Season 2, there’s a good reason to hope for more seasons.

It’s been revealed that Varsity, the company featured in the final episode of Cheer’s first season, is in talks with Netflix. Could there be more installments on the way? Possibly. Per TMZ, there have been discussions for Varsity and Netflix to work together again in the future. Although the news isn’t confirmation that Cheer Season 2 has been greenlit, it does offer a glimmer of hope to fans thirsty for more cheerleading action.

Elsewhere, Monica Aldama, who coached her team through injuries and stress, was asked whether fans should expect another season of the docuseries or if there are spinoffs in the works at Netflix. Unfortunately, it sounds like Aldama is unsure about what the future holds for Cheer. Here's what she had to say about the possibility of Season 2:

We don’t know anything about a Season 2 at the moment. We’re just really excited about the Season 1 that just got released, so we’re just going to enjoy this moment and take it all in. [Pause] Sorry to disappoint you! I don’t have any inside scoop on that. I don’t. I really don’t!

That’s too bad. Whether or not Season 2 will happen won’t change the fact that the cheer team will be working hard to prepare for their next championship. Cheer really shined a light on cheerleading, which hasn’t really happened since Bring it On introduced audiences to the world of cheer competition and spirit fingers. Could Daytona attract Cheer fans for its next competition? Here’s what Monica Aldama told HuffPost:

I don’t know! Once again, I mean, we had no idea that this was gonna blow up like this. We don’t know what to expect. We’re going to work hard and keep the focus on what we need to do, and hopefully we won’t let any of this distract us from that. It was already stressful last year because we knew that we had cameras there and eventually everyone would see it whether we were successful or not. So now we’ve got a lot more eyes on us, but we’re good at handling the pressure, so we’re going to stay focused and put in the work here in Corsicana.

Cheer Season 1 is currently available to stream on Netflix. Stay tuned to CinemaBlend for more information about the docuseries. For more on what to watch, be sure to check out our 2020 midseason schedule for premiere dates and times.

Mae Abdulbaki