Tiger King is returning for a second season on Netflix later this year
Netflix has announced that its hit documentary Tiger King will be returning for a second season later in 2021, following the success of the first season — which hit streaming just as the COVID-19 pandemic began and is indelibly associated with the early days of COVID lockdown culture, a mix of heady escapism at a time when leaving home seemed impossible.
It’s March 2020. Everyone is stuck at home due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Bored with nowhere to go, no one to see, and nothing to do, you — along with millions of others, boot up Netflix and find a new documentary series called Tiger King, a salacious, practically unbelievable story of the rise and fall of self-made tiger zoo magnate Joe Exotic (and his rivalry with fellow…