The Sixth Episode of the Critically Acclaimed Second Season Will Premiere Next Week After One-Week Preemption

LOS ANGELES – April 24, 2023 – The second season of YELLOWJACKETS will resume with its sixth episode on Friday, May 5 after taking a one-week preemption this weekend. In the upcoming sixth episode of the season, titled “Qui,” the Yellowjackets, trapped inside on a snow day, revisit the highlights, humiliations and traumas of “Health Class.” Taissa and Vanessa help each other kindly rewind, Misty explores joining a classic Cosmic American tribute band, Lisa helps Natalie carp the day, and Shauna gets a pop quiz on her cookie-reading assignment.

The remaining episodes of YELLOWJACKETS season two will roll out as follows:

Episode 206: “Qui”  

Available on streaming & on demand Friday, May 5

On-air Sunday May 7 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

Episode 207: “Burial”

Available on streaming & on demand Friday, May 12

On-air Sunday May 14 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

Episode 208: “It Chooses”

Available on streaming & on demand Friday, May 19

On-air Sunday May 21 at 9 p.m. ET/PT


Episode 209: “Storytelling” (season finale)

Available on streaming & on demand Friday, May 26

On-air Sunday May 28 at 9 p.m. ET/PT

Created by Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson (Narcos), YELLOWJACKETS is the saga of a team of wildly talented high school girls soccer players who become the (un)lucky survivors of a plane crash deep in the remote northern wilderness. The series chronicles their descent from a complicated but thriving team to savage clans, while also tracking the lives they’ve attempted to piece back together nearly 25 years later, proving that the past is never really past and what began out in the wilderness is far from over. In season two, two months have passed since Shauna gave Jackie the cold shoulder— to disastrous results. In the face of their deepening hunger and fear, the tension among our Yellowjackets has only grown worse. The harsh conditions of winter are intensifying by the day, and the psyches of our survivors are deteriorating just as fast. Threatened by the darkness of the wilderness— and the haunting memories of it in the present— our former state champs will be forced to make impossible decisions. As they confront the horrible truth of what survival entails, the real nightmare for each of them will be to figure out who they are— and what they are willing to sacrifice in order to stay alive.

Equal parts survival epic, psychological horror story and coming-of-age drama, YELLOWJACKETS stars Emmy® nominee and Critics Choice Award winner Melanie Lynskey (Castle Rock), Oscar® and Emmy nominee Juliette Lewis (Camping), Emmy nominee Christina Ricci (Z: The Beginning of Everything) and Tawny Cypress (Unforgettable). Lauren Ambrose (Six Feet Under, Servant) and Simone Kessell (Obi-Wan Kenobi) have also joined the second season as series regulars, along with Elijah Wood (The Lord of the Rings trilogy) in a season-long guest arc. Season two also stars Sophie Nélisse (The Book Thief), Jasmin Savoy Brown (The Leftovers), Sophie Thatcher (Prospect), Samantha Hanratty (SHAMELESS), Courtney Eaton (Mad Max: Fury Road), Liv Hewson (Santa Clarita Diet), Steven Krueger (The Originals), Warren Kole (Shades of Blue) and Kevin Alves (Locke & Key). YELLOWJACKETS is executive produced by Lyle, Nickerson and fellow showrunner Jonathan Lisco. Drew Comins of Creative Engine serves as executive producer along with Ameni Rozsa, Sarah L. Thompson and Karyn Kusama who directed the pilot. YELLOWJACKETS is produced for SHOWTIME by studio Entertainment One (eOne).

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