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Everything you need to know about Kristen Wiig’s TV series Palm Royale

It's officially been renewed for a second season.

The first season of Kristen Wiig’s comedy TV series, Palm Royale, is officially done and dusted. Now, we have confirmation for season two.

Set against the colourful retro backdrop of Palm Beach in 1969, this true underdog narrative follows protagonist Maxine Simmons, played by Kristen, who attempts to cross the threshold into Floridian high society.

The plot explores the human experience of envy and desire as it examines how far one woman is willing to go, to climb the social ladder.

If this tale of ambition and America’s most elite sounds like a show you could get around – and it should (we think it’ll be the next White Lotus) – continue reading to find out everything you need to know…

Who stars in Palm Royale?

Our favourite SNL alumna Kristen Wiig not only stars as the main character Maxine Simmons, but also works alongside Laura Dern as an executive producer.

Joining Kristen is a star-studded ensemble cast including Allison Janney, Ricky Martin, Josh Lucas, Leslie Bibb, Amber Chardae Robinson, Mindy Cohn, Julia Duffy, Laura Dern and Kaia Gerber. The series also features special guest appearances by Bruce Dern and Carol Burnett.

PASADENA, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 05: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ricky Martin, Laura Dern, Carol Burnett, Amber Charade Robinson, and Josh Lucas from Palm Royale seen at the Apple TV+ 2024 Winter TCA Tour at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena on February 05, 2024 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Eric Charbonneau/Getty Images for Apple TV+)

What is the release date for Palm Royale?

The series is available to watch now on Apple TV+ with all season one episodes.

No release date has been announced for season two just yet, but stay tuned for when it is.

Is Palm Royale based on a book?

The series is loosely based on Juliet McDaniel’s novel, Mr and Mrs American Pie. This novel follows Palm Springs socialite Maxine, whose husband leaves her. After finding herself on the outs of society and on a mission to be crowned Mrs. American Pie, Maxine must find – or create – the perfect family to win the pageant.

Where can I watch Palm Royale in Australia?

The series is exclusively available to watch on Apple TV+.

Stream Palm Royale on Apple TV+ with a 7 day free trial. Subscribe here.

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