‘The New Pope’ is a drama television series that was meant to serve as the second season for the show, ‘The Young Pope.’ It boasts of the characteristic HBO treatment with its high production value and Jude Law reprising his role as Pope Pius XIII.
The show premiered on January 13, 2020 and we already cannot wait for the second episode. It has been co-produced by The Apartment, Wildside, Haut et Court TV and Mediapro.
When is The New Pope Episode 2 Release Date?
You can watch ‘The New Pope’ episode 2 by tuning into HBO on January 20, 2020 at 9/8c on HBO. The episode returns one week after the series premiered on January 13, 2020. ‘The New Pope’ follows a weekly format with a new episode being released every Monday.
Where to Stream The New Pope Episode 2 Online?
You can watch the second episode of ‘The New Pope’ by tuning into HBO on the timeslot given above. Moreover, with your cable provider’s login, you will be able to watch the show live on the HBO website or the HBO Go app.
However, unlike most prominent television channels, HBO is not available to be streamed live on Hulu with Live TV, YouTube TV, Fubo TV or Sling TV. Although, if you do not have a cable provider’s login, you can still watch ‘The New Pope’ by subscribing to HBO Now. You can also watch the show by subscribing to HBO on Amazon Prime.
The New Pope Episode 2 Teaser:
You can watch the teaser for the second episode of ‘The New Pope’ on this link. It offers a rather slick look at the upcoming episode and one would certainly feel pepped up to watch it.
The New Pope Episode 1 Recap:
The first episode of ‘The New Pope’ begins with a woman giving a sponge bath to Lenny Belardo who is also known as Pope Pius XIII while his heart monitor is beeping and he is in a coma. Then, it is revealed that after his heart attack, Belardo has been in a state of coma with three heart transplants not having worked.
Moreover, the Vatican is in a rather tumultuous state. There have been scandals and threats from Islamic fundamentalist groups. Cardinal Voiello, in these troubled times thinks that a new pope must be elected for people to look up to. While his advisors think he cannot be elected as the Pope. Voiello intends on convincing them to vote for a man that he can control.
However, the new pope, Francis II decides to allow refugees into the Vatican and sell the church’s assets to help the poor. He has a mysterious heart attack soon and Voiello goes to visit Brannox in England to persuade him to become the new Pope.