FX Renews ‘Mr. Inbetween’ for Second Season

FX has renewed its original drama series Mr. Inbetween for a second season, the network said Tuesday.

The Australian show, created by and starring Scott Ryan, will return for a second season in 2019. Mr. Inbetween is averaging 2.25 million viewers across all linear and non-linear platforms in Nielsen Live+7 numbers, said the network.

“It’s been fantastic to see Mr. Inbetween embraced by fans and critics. The exciting, offbeat and fast moving first season is defined by the magnetic performance and creative vision of Scott Ryan and director Nash Edgerton,” said Eric Schrier, co-president of original programming for FX Networks and FX Productions in a statement. “Our thanks to Nash and Scott, our partners at FOXTEL, fellow executive producer Jason Burrows, producer Michele Bennett, and the great cast and crew. We can’t wait to return to Ray’s world in season two of Mr Inbetween.”

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