Get ready for more high-stakes action and nail-biting suspense as Netflix renews The Night Agent for a second season, consisting of 10 episodes. The series, produced by Sony Pictures Television Studios, premiered on March 23, 2023, and quickly climbed to Netflix’s Top 10. Debuting at the #1 spot on the English TV List with 168.71M hours viewed, it became the most viewed title for the week. The action-thriller ranks #3 for premiere week of viewing across all Season 1 TV and appeared in the Top 10 in 93 countries.
The Powerhouse Team Behind the Show
Shawn Ryan, known for his work on The Shield and S.W.A.T., serves as creator, showrunner, and executive producer for The Night Agent under MiddKid Productions. Other returning executive producers from the first season include Marney Hochman with MiddKid Productions; Seth Gordon and Julia Gunn with Exhibit A; Jamie Vanderbilt, William Sherak, Paul Neinstein, and Nicole Tossou with Project X; and David Beaubaire with Sunset Lane Media.
A High-Octane Action-Thriller
Season 1 of The Night Agent is based on the novel by Matthew Quirk. The sophisticated, character-driven action-thriller centers around a low-level FBI agent working in the White House basement. He’s responsible for a phone that never rings—until it does one fateful night, launching him into a fast-moving and dangerous conspiracy that reaches all the way to the Oval Office.
Excitement Builds for Season 2
Shawn Ryan, the show’s creator, showrunner, and executive producer, expressed his excitement about the series’ success and the upcoming season, saying, “The last week has been a whirlwind as we’ve finally been able to share The Night Agent with the world. To see the tremendous reaction to the show has been a great joy and is a credit to our cast, our writers, our directors, our crew, and our partners at Sony Pictures Television and Netflix. We couldn’t be any prouder or more excited to get cracking on Season 2 to share the further adventures of Night Action with our newfound fans.”
Jinny Howe, Vice President of Drama Series at Netflix, also shared her enthusiasm, saying, “We’re proud to see The Night Agent deliver a breakout performance and become instantly embraced around the world. Shawn Ryan has created a spy thriller sensation that viewers cannot get enough of, with a stellar cast featuring Gabriel Basso, Luciane Buchanan, and Hong Chau, and we’re here to bring them more of the action and suspense they love.”
Katherine Pope, President of Sony Pictures Television, added, “We are thrilled to see The Night Agent become an instant global sensation and can’t wait to continue telling this story with our remarkable cast, creative leader, Shawn Ryan, and our wonderful partners at Netflix.”
With its captivating storylines and outstanding performances, The Night Agent has garnered a loyal fan base eager for more. Stay tuned for Season 2, as the thrilling saga continues to unfold.