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Netflix Renews ‘Atypical’ For Second Season

Atypical has been renewed by Netflix, with 10 episodes coming in the second season. The show premiered Aug. 11, 2017.

The first season had eight episodes.

Atypical, a coming-of-age story about an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum,was created, written and executive produced by Robia Rashid. Seth Gordon also executives produces and directed two episodes in the first season. Mary Rohlich executive produces alongside Rashid and Gordon, and Jennifer Jason Leigh is a producer. 

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The series is produced by Sony Pictures Television for Netflix.

Keir Gilchrist plays Sam, the teen on the autism spectrum. Jennifer Jason Leigh plays his mother and Michael Rapaport his father. Brigette Lundy-Paine and Amy Okuda are also in the cast.

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.