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Ja'Siah Young's Series Raising Dion is Coming Back for a Season 2 on Netflix

Published Sun Jan 05 2020 By Travis
Ja'Siah Young's Series Raising Dion is Coming Back for a Season 2 on Netflix

Raising Dion is picked up by Netflix for another season which will start shooting this year.

The amazing thing about Netflix is they are not scared of making original shows; the model of Netflix is simple in a way; the more new shows mean more new subscribers for the streaming service. There is no rating system or ad revenue to get back the cost for making a series, and the success of a new series is measured in the number of new subscribers it is able to bring in.

There is a problem with this model; however, it doesn’t particularly work well for sophomore series and anything beyond the first season. The massive cuts we saw this year from Netflix pertaining to series in their second and third season was due to the fact the number of subscribers who came in to watch the show did not justify the cost associated with the series.

Raising Dion is coming to Netflix for another season with the production set to begin soon.

Raising Dion is coming to Netflix for another season with the production set to begin soon.
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It was definitely the reason why the beloved series The OA was axed after only the second season, in spite of being well followed. The number of fans for the series stagnated in the second series, and Netflix did not see the benefit in continuing the expensive series any further. But this model also allows new shows to get picked up for second seasons, well, some of the time (looking at you Daybreak).

'Raising Dion' falls under the category of series, which was able to generate enough interest from the audiences to warrant a second season. Yes, the Ja'Siah Young's Series Raising Dion is Coming Back for a Season 2 on Netflix, and we are excited for the direction of the series moving forward.

Watch: The trailer for the first season of Raising Dion, currently streaming on Netflix

The Michael B. Jordan executive produced series followed the story “of a woman who raises her son Dion after the death of her husband, Mark. The normal dramas of raising a son as a single mom are amplified when Dion starts to manifest several magical, superhero-like abilities. Nicole must now keep her son's gifts secret with the help of Mark's best friend Pat, and protect Dion from people out to exploit him while figuring out the origin of his abilities.”

Michael B. Jordan played the father of 'Dion' in the series, and now the cast of the show can return for one more go at the series. 'Raising Dion' was the 10th highest interesting generating Netflix original, with 'Stranger Things' and 'The Witcher' coming in first and second. So, this played a hand in the renewal of the nine-episode first season, and the news also revealed Carol Barbee would be coming back for the showrunner duties.

The second season of 'Raising Dion' will start shooting this year, and before you leave, make sure to visit Glamour Fame to be in the know of all the happenings in the world of show business.