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Showtime has announced that Web Therapy‘s second season will debut on Monday, July 2 2012 @ 11:00pm eastern time, reports TV by the Numbers.The second season of this dark comedy will consist of 11 half – hour episodes.
Web Therapy’s second season will continue to focus on the self-serving and highly unsuitable therapist Fiona Wallace providing online therapy in the form of 3 minute web video sessions to her troubled clientage. In addition to the having the opportunity to view these mishaps unfold, viewers will have the chance to see Fiona cope with coming to terms with her husband, Kip Wallice’s[ Victor Garber] double life as a homosexual man after she decides to continue to pursue a marriage with him. The sophomore season will consequently display Fiona focusing on promoting Kip’s political campaign as he pursues candidacy for a seat in the senate. Throughout the season Fiona will be seen continuing her pursuits as an author, as a result of her work on her book, Whistling While Worked which documents her” alleged mistreatment “at her former place of employment at a financial institution known as The Lachman brothers.
Actress, Lilly Tomlin is set to make reappearances as Fiona’s blunt and unaccepting mother, Putsy Hodge while Dan Bucatinsky will return as the mistreated and unassertive assistant, Jerome Sokolof.The exact number of episodes in which they will appear has not been disclosed at this time.
As previously reported on the blog, some prominent North American actors who will appear this season include Meryl Streep, Rosie O’Donnell, Conan O’Brien, Molly Shannon, Minnie Driver, Selma Blair and Kudrow’s former “Friends” cast mate David Shimmer, who will have apparently witnessed a romantic encounter unfold between Fiona and his father, who is employed as a professor. After having observed this and recounting his observations to Fiona, the unqualified therapist will suggest that she reenact the same sexual acts with him.
Web Therapy initially launched as a web series in 2008. In April 2010 the program was picked up by Showtime and the 7-10 minute episodes were expanded to 30 minute episodes to suitable for television. To view the web episodes or for more information on the series, please refer to the blog’s sidebar for relevant links.
Information on when the second season will debut on The Movie Network for Canadian residents has yet to be disclosed, however an inquiry has been issued to the Network and this information will be posted shortly after an update is received.
What is your response to Web Therapy returning for a second season?Have you seen the webepisodes and in what ways do you hope the television series will expand on some of the storylines ? Are there any predictions you have about this? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
The blog is now launching its coverage of Showtime’s Web Therapy as it approaches it second season. Stay tuned for extensive, ongoing coverage of the show!
Indeed, Showtime has announced that Web Therapy has been renewed for a second season, according to a report from TV Guide.
The show was created by and stares actress Lisa Kudrow [ Friends Phobe Buffay] who plays the self-absorbed web therapist, Fiona Wallace.Wallace provides 3 minute counseling sessions through web conferences, which mainly center around her using the issues of her clients to achieve her own personal or professional goals. The idea of doing a three minute session is based on her past experiences as a conventional therapist , where she apparently learned very quickly that the bulk of the help was offered in three minutes and that the remainder of the typical 50 minute session was spent on unnecessary “self-indulgent” reflections, through recollections about dreams, memories and past experiences! This dark , improvised series provides a truly enjoyable perspective on a narcissistic character as she navigates the challenges of launching a new “ treatment modality’’ without actually being professionaly or emotionally suited to do so.
The second season is expected to debut on Showtime in late Spring 2012 and will consist of 10 half hour episodes, just as the inaugural season did.Web Therapy was first brought to life as a web series, where episodes ran from 4-11 minutes.While the web-series continues in its fourth season this year, its earlier episodes were expanded into 30 minute episodes which were suitable for television, when the show was picked up by the network.
The second season includes guest stars such as Meryl Streep, Rosie O’Donnell, Conan O’Brien, Molly Shannon, Minnie Driver and Blair. Actress, Lilly Tomlin is set to make reappearances as Fiona’s blunt and unaccepting mother, Putsy Hodge while Victor Garber will return as Fiona’s allegedly unfaithful husband, Kip Wallace.
What are your thoughts on the show being renewed? Have you seen the webepisodes of Web Therapy and how do they compare to the Television series?Sound off in the comments section, below!