Peacock Renews ‘The Traitors,’ Announces Season 1 Reunion

Peacock’s standard actuality competitors collection The Traitors has been renewed for a second season.

The streaming service additionally revealed that Emmy-winning actor Alan Cumming is about to return as host.

“The Traitors is an bold, extremely addictive and spontaneous format that retains contestants and viewers on their toes,” Corie Henson, EVP Leisure Unscripted Content material at NBCUniversal, mentioned in an announcement. “Alan Cumming is a well-dressed genius, the producers at Studio Lambert are good storytellers and the present is the right mixture of drama and suspense to maintain our Traitors and Faithfuls craving extra.”

“We massively loved making the U.S. model of this hit format with NBC and giving Peacock’s viewers a extremely bingeable homicide thriller recreation filled with intrigue and dramatic twists,” Stephen Lambert, CEO of Studio Lambert, additionally mentioned. “That is the sport which exhibits how individuals choose one another, usually leaping to false conclusions, in a means that’s revealing and entertaining, and we’re excited to be making a second season with Alan as collectively we construct on the success of the primary.”

Along with the present’s renewal, a season 1 reunion – hosted by Bravo’s Andy Cohen – will stream on Peacock on February 28.

The forged featured a mixture of common individuals and actuality TV stars together with former Bachelor Arie Luyendyk Jr., Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills’ Brandi Glanville, Survivor alums Cirie Fields and Stephenie LaGrossa Kendrick, Large Brother winners Cody Calafiore and Rachel Reilly, Beneath Deck’s Kate Chastain, Summer time Home star Kyle Cooke, Shahs of Sundown’s Reza Farahan and Olympian Ryan Lochte.

The winner – SPOILER ALERT – Cirie, who was chosen as a traitor initially of the sport, completely spoke to Us Weekly after the finale about her epic victory.

“I first need to recover from the shock of it for myself as a result of it was so emotional throughout [filming], like, I didn’t actually get to have fun it then,” the New Jersey native advised Us. “So my celebratory emotions are simply coming actually now. So I gotta recover from the shock first (laughs).”

Season 1 of The Traitors is presently streaming on Peacock.