NBC’s popular comedy series Better Late Than Never will return to kick off season two on January 1, 2018. The series will once again follow Henry Winkler, William Shatner, George Foreman, Terry Bradshaw, and Jeff Dye as they trot around the globe, crossing off items from their bucket lists. The network’s also planning a special December 11, 2017 preview before the series’ second season officially launches.
According to NBC, season two will find the friends traveling to cities including Munich, Berlin, Lithuania, Sweden, Barcelona, Madrid, and Morocco. The second season will begin with a special two-hour premiere airing 9-11 pm ET/PT before settling into its 9-10pm slot on January 8, 2018.
“Better Late Than Never has given me the opportunity of a lifetime to travel all over the world with four incredible guys,” said Henry Winkler, star and executive producer. “I can’t wait for viewers to join us for season two and experience all the laughs and adventures we have in each of the spectacular cities we visited.”
Better Late Than Never earned the #1 spot among new series over the summer of 2016 among the four major networks. In addition to Winkler, the series is executive produced by Craig Zadan, Neil Meron, Jason Ehrlich, Lisa Higgins, Alex Katz, Tina Bachmann, Tim Crescenti, and Chul Yeon Kim.
Better Late Than Never Season 2 Details: Navigating their way through seven cities and five countries, the five friends will immerse themselves in the culture, customs and traditions of each new destination. They will sample crazy culinary delicacies, participate in Oktoberfest in Munich, celebrate World Pride Day, ride camels in the middle of the Sahara Desert and face off against a bull in the oldest matador ring in Madrid.
Trip highlights also include meeting popular ABBA member Björn Ulvaeus in Sweden and joining him for a surprise performance for hundreds of adoring fans, exploring the African gateway city of Morocco by motorbike, leaving their mark on the historic Berlin Wall, parasailing in Barcelona and much more.
Comedy abounds, from the five getting lost in Russia, Dye helping Bradshaw get “beach ready” in Barcelona with a body wax, picnicking in a nude park in Munich and recreating their own “Julie Andrews – The Hills Are Alive” moment from the iconic scene in The Sound of Music.
Their international travels also include moving and heartfelt moments as a few cast members reconnect with their pasts, from Winkler retracing the path of family members in Berlin, some of whom were killed in Auschwitz, to Foreman’s emotional meeting with the Lithuanian family of the man who launched his legendary career.
Special guest stars, including David Hasselhoff and Al Roker, as well as other surprises add to the fun as the five men experience incredible adventure, engaging camaraderie and amazing destinations around the world.