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Has ‘Virgin River’ Been Renewed for Season 3? Here’s What We Know

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If you’ve binged Virgin River season 2 like we did, you’re likely looking for answers about a potential third season. 

After all, they can’t leave us on a cliffhanger like that, right?

**Warning – spoilers ahead **

In the final moments of season 2, Mel arrives at Jack’s bar after hours to find him bleeding out from a gunshot wound behind the bar. As she attempts to stop the bleeding, she urges him to hang in there. And then the season ends. Just like that. 

A third season absolutely must happen following that ending… but will it?

While no third season has been officially confirmed, Netflix would be rather silly not to give it the green-light. 

The second season, which arrived about a year after the first season debuted, was the most-watched show the week of its release. It broke records as it surpassed other popular shows that dropped in November including The Crown, The Queen’s Gambit, and Dash & Lily. 

Fans love Mel Monroe and Jack Sheridan — the data supports it!

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VIRGIN RIVER – Martin Henderson as Jack Sheridan; Alexandra Breckenridge as Melinda Monroe of VIRGIN RIVER – NETFLIX (c) 2020

When Might a Confirmation Happen?

A second season renewal announcement came two weeks after the first season dropped in December 2019. That means that it’s possible we can get word of a third season renewal by mid-December!

When Would a Third Season Be Released?

As previously mentioned, the second season of Virgin River graced our screens less than a year after season 1. With audiences so captivated by the scenic small town drama, it’s likely another season could arrive in time for the holidays next year.
 
Of course, we also have to take into consideration COVID production delays. While many shows have begun filming new season’s and figured out a way to keep cast and crew safe, it’s unclear how quickly Netflix will allow Virgin River to start up production again. 
 

Any Other Clues Pointing Towards a Third Season?

Funny you should ask! What’s on Netflix reported that the series was given the green light to begin working on season three in July. The outlet reports that season 2 was renewed before season 1 even dropped and that the same happened with season 3. ProductionWeekly stated that filming for season 3 was set to start from August 25th through December 11th. Let’s hope their sources were right! 

What Might Happen on Season 3?

There’s a lot that needs to be addressed on a third season. Of course, the mystery of who shot Jack is the most important. There’s a slim chance that the show would kill off its main character and leave Mel to pick up the pieces of her life, again, but the whodunnity is definitely going to drive the season. 
 
The series made it seem as though Calvin was the number one suspect, so finding out his fate (and the fate of his “lumer” aka fentanyl business) after the LAPD got their hands on Spencer’s testimony would be top of mind.
 
In the final episode, Doc was also about to inform Hope about his recent visit to the doctor. Audiences saw him having a dizzy spell and getting quite irritable, so we’d likely get a health update, which could potentially impact their upcoming vow renewal ceremony.
 
Of course, the season would address Charmaine’s baby drama. Last we saw, she wasn’t pleased with the rejection from Jack and promised he would not be the twins’ father. There are some theories she may be the one who pulled the trigger. Regardless, we’d likely see her give birth and the two of them navigate co-parenting while Jack pursues a romantic relationship with Mel.
 
And lastly, the continuation of Preacher’s altercation with Wesley’s identical twin brother, who came to town looking for revenge. 
 

Bottom Line

Based on the show’s success, all signs point to “go.”


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Who Will Die On ‘Stranger Things’ Season 4B?

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Who Dies on Stranger Things Season 4B?

Stranger Things Season 4 was quite a bloodbath, but we haven’t seen anything yet.

While Vecna claimed a handful of victims in the first eight episodes of the season, none of them were part of the core cast. 

That’s all about to change come Season 4B, which does not go easy on our Hawkins best and brightest. 

The final two episodes — both feature-length in duration, clocking in at over two hours a piece — have been teased by Joseph Quinn (Eddie Munson) as absolute “carnage.”

Noah Schnapp (Will Byers) has been doing the press rounds and hinting at a major character death, and truthfully, all signs point to Steve Harrington. 

Think about it: His death would have the largest emotional impact. He’s a fan favorite, he’s the “dad” of the group often taking on the protector role and keeping the kids safe when their parents are literally nowhere to be found, he’s an overall good guy, and he has so much momentum and chemistry with Nancy right now, it’s insane.

Per Insider, Joe Keery’s character wasn’t supposed to survive the first season in the Duffer Brother’s original plan, but they simply couldn’t let him go. 

And it’s exactly why his death would destroy a whole fandom, crumbling them at the core. It’s a death that will hit both fans and characters equally as hard. Some might argue that Steve is the glue that holds it all together, never taking himself too seriously but also going boldly right into the danger zone.

Matt Duffer didn’t exactly confirm that Steve would be the big death of the season, but he also didn’t deny it either.

“If he’s going to die, it’s not going to be from the bat bite,” Matt told Variety, which is almost reassuring. He did acknowledge everyone is “worried about Steve,” so maybe his death is too obvious.

If we’re all prepared for it, it won’t be as effective, right?

Who Dies on Stranger Things Season 4B?

STRANGER THINGS. (L to R) Eduardo Franco as Argyle, Noah Schnapp as Will Byers, Finn Wolfhard as Mike Wheeler, and Charlie Heaton as Jonathan Byers in STRANGER THINGS. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2022

In that case, could it be Nancy Wheeler? At the end of season 4, Nancy is stuck in the Upside Down in a trance as Vecna explains his origin story to her. It’s unclear why he chose to be honest with Nancy, but that’s a good journalist for you — getting the story even when it could cost her her life.

Of course, Steve is in the Upside Down with Nancy, so I don’t think she’ll die there just yet. There’s no way he’d leave her behind without bringing her to safety. But if Nancy is already connected to Vecna, that means she’s running out of time and unless she can find a foothold in the real world to keep her safe a la Max’s “Running Up That Hill,” she might just be his next victim.

Other possibilities:

Dr. Benner or Dr. Owens — Both of them care for Eleven and want to help restore her powers so that she can defeat this evil once and for all. But the FBI is coming for them, and they don’t take kindly to betrayal. I can see them sacrificing themselves to help Eleven escape for the greater good. Owens would be slightly more upsetting because Brenner might just deserve it.

Eddie — Eddie is a fan favorite, and if look at the show’s track record of killing off the lovable, new guy, well, it doesn’t bode well for the newcomer. He’s already been to the Upside Down, and based on the teaser, we know he returns there for some epic guitar solo. Maybe that’s his triumphant moment before death?

Jonathan — The only way that Nancy and Steve could work is if Jonathan is out of the picture. And while it’s cruel to kill him off for the sake of another relationship, there’s also not much that Jonathan is actually contributing to the storyline anymore aside from getting high with his friend Argyle. His death, however, would shake the core group as he’s Will’s brother and rock.  

Eleven — It’s unlikely that the series would risk killing their biggest asset, but she is gearing up for her biggest battle yet. It’s going to take everything that she has. Some might say, you don’t make it out alive after using up all that power. And Eleven loves her friends deeply, so we know she would sacrifice everything for them.

Who Dies on Stranger Things Season 4B?

STRANGER THINGS. (L to R) Tom Wlaschiha as Dmitrti, Brett Gelman as Murray Bauman, Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers, and David Harbour as Jim Hopper in STRANGER THINGS. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2022

Joyce, Murray, Dmitri, and Hopper are in a dangerous situation in Russia, but considering that they’ve managed to survive a plane crash, Siberia, imprisonment, and a Demogorgon, I have full faith in them! 

Who do you think is going to die on Stranger Things Season 4B?


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Fans React to Chilling Netflix Doc ‘Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey’

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Fans Recall Feeling 'Sick' After Watching Chilling Netflix Doc 'Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey'

The latest true-crime series on Netflix that’s gripping/disturbing audiences everywhere? Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey

The four-part series is based on the polygamous religious section known as the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS). It examines the rise of leader Warren Jeffs, who, at one point (prior to his arrest), had about 69 wives, some as young as 12.

If you find the synopsis disturbing, you’re pretty much on the same page as viewers who recalled feeling quite “traumatized”  and “sic” after watching the show. 

Here are some of the tweets and reactions about Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey:

https://twitter.com/Rachel_Andrews/status/1534644130634244099?s=20&t=mGy6HiJYfutUpVJ-y_4Mgw

https://twitter.com/SpaaceWitch666/status/1534952940695437319?s=20&t=mGy6HiJYfutUpVJ-y_4Mgw

https://twitter.com/ClaretteWaithe1/status/1534545816442097665?s=20&t=mGy6HiJYfutUpVJ-y_4Mgw

https://twitter.com/KimMannix/status/1534947655909904384?s=20&t=mGy6HiJYfutUpVJ-y_4Mgw

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WATCH: ‘Manifest’ Season 4 Sneak Peek

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WATCH: 'Manifest' Season 4 Sneak Peek from Geeked Week

The fourth and final season of Manifest is on the horizon! 

As part of Geeked Week, Netflix gave fans a first look and the upcoming season.

The clip features Michaela (Melissa Roxburgh), who takes an unsolicited trip to the docks to locate a shipping container decked out in images of cherry blossom.

The shipping container that she needed to locate is glowing, so it’s likely that a vision brought her here.

But when she opens that bad boy up, it doesn’t seem like she knows what she’s looking for at all. In fact, she’s terrified to find a hand reaching for her. The man, who doesn’t seem to be doing well at all, has “Stone 828” carved into his hand. I really hope they aren’t introducing zombies into the mix. 

Netflix knew that they would pique our interest with this snippet, but since we have no other context about the scene, there’s not much to theorize or go off of in terms of what’s happening. 

All we truly know is that the Stone family is doing their best to crack the mystery of what happened to Flight 828 before time officially runs out. 

What do you think about the sneak peek? 

There is no season premiere date just yet, but according to Netflix the final season is “coming soon.” And it was confirmed that it will be released in two batches of 10 episodes. 


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