Season 2 of the hit Indian comedy series ‘Cubicles’ is set to release this week on the SonyLIV platform, but when should fans around the world tune in?
When thinking about the major streaming platforms in the world, our minds immediately go to the likes of Disney, Netflix and Amazon Prime.
However, there is plenty of fantastic content that deserves your attention on other services such as YouTube and SonyLIV.
This week, the highly anticipated second season of the comedy series ‘Cubicles’ is set to make its return after a lengthy hiatus.
So, how and when will Cubicles season 2 release around the world for online streaming?
What is Cubicles about?
Cubicles is a hilarious and poignant ‘slice-of-life’ comedy series created by Amit Golani and directed by Chaitanya Kumbhakonum.
The first season aired on The Viral Fever’s YouTube channel from later 2019 and became widely popular both domestically and internationally.
“This world is actually run by people sitting and working in their cubicles. This is a story of Piyush Prajapati, a 22 year old, fresh out of college and recruited like most of his batch-mates into an Indian IT company.” – Synopsis, via IMDB.
The show followed the highs and lows that Piyush experienced as a ‘first jobber’, trying to balance a commitment to his new role in a growing company with personal interests.
Cubicles will return in January 2022 for its second season, which will focus on Piyush as he tries to move up the corporate ladder.
“Life is all about the choices we make. Witness a heartwarming journey in and around these Cubicles.” – Cubicles season 2 caption, via YouTube.
Cubicles season 2 streaming release…
Cubicles season 2 is set to release worldwide on the SonyLIV streaming service on Friday, January 7th.
At the time of writing, a specific release time has not been confirmed by either the production team or the SonyLIV service.
Responding to a fan question on Twitter, the platform noted that we should “stay tuned for more updates.” However, the series is expected to premiere from 12 AM IST, in accordance with the normal release schedule for original titles and as reported by Nerdlify.
The number of episodes in season 2 has not been revealed, but is labelled as consisting of five individual instalments online – the same as season 1.
The platform offers several subscription packages to new users, but only the premium and Special Plus offers will grant access to Cubicles’ second season:
- Premium – Rs 299 a month, five profiles on two concurrent screens
- Special Plus – Rs 399 a year, five profiles on a single screen
SonyLIV is available not only in India, but also select international locations including Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and the United Kingdom.
How was the first season rated?
The first season of Cubicles premiered in 2019 and received a fantastic global reception from fans.
The first season has also received more than 38 million views on the TVF YouTube channel, making it one of the most popular titles from the online content creators.
Critics reviews of Cubicles were also exceptional, with Film Companion calling the series “quite endearing” whilst Koimoi stated that it will “take you on a nostalgic trip”, with Binged praising both the writing and casting.
“Tvf is the king of the content in India. When it comes to making content wise web series in India, TVF is the leader in this. They make the audience addicted to their content.” – User jatinguptajan, via IMDB.
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