Netflix Announces Season 2 of "Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal"

The three new episodes are set to premiere globally on September 20


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• Netflix has ordered a second season of Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal. The three new episodes are set to premiere globally on September 20, 2023.

• Season 2 Synopsis: On March 2, 2023, Alex Murdaugh was found guilty of the murder of his wife, Maggie, and son, Paul. The world watched with bated breath as a verdict was announced. The people of the Lowcountry had been waiting the better part of two years to understand what happened the night of June 7, 2021.

Season 2 will feature first-hand accounts from those who were there the days leading up to and following the murders, giving more insight than ever into that deadly night, including Blanca Turrubiate-Simpson (Former Murdaugh Family Housekeeper) and Mushelle "Shelly" Smith (Caregiver for Libby Murdaugh) - who became some of the most powerful witnesses at the trial - Curtis Edward Smith (aka Cousin Eddie), and Gwen Generette, one of the trial's jurors. Morgan Doughty, Paul's ex-girlfriend, Anthony Cook, Paul's friend, and Valerie Bauerlein, Wall Street Journal reporter, also return.

• Directors and Executive Producers: Michael Gasparro and Julia Willoughby Nason

Source Netflix, Inc.

September 1, 2023 10:00am ET by Netflix, Inc.  

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