Captive Audience Season 2: Will there be a Season 2?

Captive Audience is a three-part true crime documentary series. It scrutinizes the impact of intense media coverage of a young boy who’s been abducted. The official synopsis reads, 


“Follows the life of Steven Stayner and his family, diving into the family’s 50-year journey to unravel the tale of two brothers, one deemed a villain and the other a hero.” 


Here are all the updates about the potential second season of Captive Audience. 

Will there be a season 2 of Captive Audience?

As of February 2023, the documentary series Captive Audience is yet to be renewed for season 2. However, we expect the renewal announcements to be made sooner. Stay connected with us, until then!

Captive Audience season 2 release date

Captive Audience Season 2 is not cancelled or renewed by Hulu yet. We are still waiting for the official show status announcement. This status will be updated once we have more information.

What to expect from the plot of Captive Audience season two?

The second season of Captive Audience picks up from the events of the first season, with Jack and his team continuing their mission to uncover the truth about a mysterious cult.


Jack’s investigation leads him to an old hospital where he discovers that the cult is using mind-control techniques to manipulate people into joining their ranks. With the help of his team, Jack must unravel the mystery behind the cult and put an end to their sinister plans before it’s too late.


As Jack and his team get closer to uncovering the truth, they are met with unexpected allies and enemies who will make them question everything they know. With danger lurking around every corner, Jack must rely on his wits and instincts as he races against time in order to save himself and those close to him.

Do we have a trailer yet?

Right now, the series hasn’t received the official greenlight, and so, there’s no trailer. It will be released after the official release date of the show has been confirmed. For now, you may watch the previous season’s trailer down below. 


How many episodes will Captive Audience season 2 be?

Captive Audience season 1 is a three-part story. If the makers decide to follow a similar pattern, the second season may also comprise 3 episodes. However, there hasn’t been an official update as of yet. 


Here’s an episode guide of Captive Audience season 1. 


Chapter 1: Steven’s Story

1972: 7-year-old Steven Stayner vanishes from Merced, California. For years, his family searches for him, only to find they’ve been looking for the wrong boy. 50 years on, Steven’s children unearth clues to their father’s mysterious past.


Chapter 2: Steven’s Story part 2

A heroic rescue. A dramatic family reunion. But the Stayner ordeal is far from over as painful secrets surface and family rifts form. When a hit TV movie rewrites the Stayner story, reality gets stranger than fiction.


Chapter 3: Cary’s Story

Two decades after Steven went missing near Yosemite, three tourists vanish from the same area. As the FBI investigates, shocking ties to the Stayners emerge. The family is back in headlines – linked to new, horrifying crimes.

Captive Audience Ratings: Is it worth watching?

The series Captive Audience holds a tomatometer rating of 92%. The average audience rating is 71%. While on IMDb, the docu-series holds an average rating of 6.8%. Based on the ratings and reviews, the show is definitely worth giving a try!

Where to watch Captive Audience?

You may watch this documentary series on Hulu. The three-part episode is available to watch and stream on the platform Hulu. 

Is Captive Audience season 3 happening?

As of right now, there are no updates about Captive Audience season 3!

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