The first season of The Big Door Prize premiered on Apple TV+ on March 29, 2023.
Created by David West Read, the hit drama stars Chris O'Dowd, Gabrielle Dennis, and Damon Gupton and poses an intriguing question.
What would happen if a mysterious machine appeared in a small town, offering to reveal to each resident their true potential or what they could be best at?
And so the show follows the townspeople as they grapple with the machine's revelations, which range from the inspiring to the unsettling.
We loved the perfect blend of comedy and drama and were desperate for news on The Big Door Prize season 2.
We knew it was returning because Apple TV+ confirmed it in April 2023. So where is it and when can we expect the second season to drop?
The Big Door Prize 2 Release Date
We have great news. Filming for season wrapped on May 2nd, 2023 in Georgia and now Apple TV+ has confirmed when it will return.
The Big Door Prize season 2 will be released on April 24th, 2024.
The second season will have 10 episodes, the first two of which will drop on April 24th.
Like all Apple TV+ shows though, the rest of the season episodes will air weekly with the finale scheduled for June 19th, 2024.
So what does the Morpho machine have in store for the residents of Deerfield? Tune in to find out.
The Big Door Prize Season 1 Recap
On one random day, a mysterious machine appears in the middle of a small store in the town of Deerfield.
Rumoured to be able to predict the true life purpose of the town's residents, it very quickly becomes all anybody can talk about.
As various individuals begin to pursue their newfound destinies, the dynamics within the community shift, leading to both heartwarming and dramatic consequences.
Local teacher Dusty (Chris O'Dowd) is initially sceptic but eventually, he too, gets caught up in the power of the machine and its impact on the once idyllic community.
Now they must all navigate the implications of the machine's prophecies on their lives.
The Big Door Prize Season 2 What Will Happen?
In the finale of The Big Door Prize season 1, several storylines unfold.
Titled Deerfest: Part Two, the episode takes place during the 150th Deerfest celebration as a storm looms over the town.
Dusty and Cass reach a pivotal moment in their relationship, facing crucial decisions about their future together.
Jacob and Trina come to understand that the end of something does not negate its value with their relationship now out in the open.
Plus Reuben learns of a past encounter with Hana, which ties back to the night he found the Morpho card with “Priest” written on it.
And what about those ever growing blue dots that people are finding on their bodies? And the Morpho machine transforming at the end!!
Small spoiler: we know the machine stops issuing cards and instead starts giving visions, leading to even more questions…
Where Is The Big Door Prize Filmed?
The Big Door Prize was filmed in Georgia, specifically in the towns of Canton, Loganville, Newnan and Senoia.
These locations provided the ideal backdrop for the series, capturing the quintessential small-town atmosphere that is central to the show's setting and narrative.
Newnan and Senoia are known for their picturesque landscapes, historic buildings, and charming downtown areas, making them popular filming locations for movies and television shows.
Senoia, in particular, has gained recognition for its role in the film and television industry, notably serving as a location for The Walking Dead.
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