The Traitors only needed one season to become a massive hit with reality TV fans. The Peacock strategy series set in Scotland and hosted by Alan Cumming premiered in January 2023 and was so popular that it quickly got renewed for season 2. On September 21, Peacock officially announced the season 2 cast after rumors were flying about who was on the show. The cast is made up of 21 reality stars/celebrities from shows like Big Brother, Survivor, The Real Housewives, and more. The war between the “Traitors” and “Faithfuls” is about to begin again.
Here is everything you need to know about The Traitors season 2.
The Traitors Season 2 Premiere Date
Peacock has not announced when The Traitors will return for season 2. Filming supposedly just began in Scotland. So it’s probable that season 2 will premiere in January 2024 – on par when the first season aired the year prior.
The Traitors Season 2 Cast
Everybody has been wondering who will be on The Traitors season 2 cast. The first season had an all-star lineup of reality TV stars including Brandi Glanville from The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Kate Chastain from Below Deck , Arie Luyendyk Jr. from The Bachelor, and Rachel Reilly from Big Brother. Cirie Fields from Survivor won the The Traitors season 1.
The rumored cast for The Traitors season 2 started getting leaked online on September 19. The Twitter account GamerVev revealed some of the names in a Twitter thread. Peacock finally confirmed the cast on September 21. Here’s the full list of the 21 stars competing:
- Janelle Pierzina from Big Brother
- Dan Gheesling from Big Brother
- Johnny Bananas from The Challenge
- CT Tamburello from The Challenge
- Trishelle Cannatella from The Challenge
- Parvati Shallow from Survivor
- Sandra Diaz Twine from Survivor
- Mercedes Javid from Shahs of Sunset
- Tamra Judge from The Real Housewives of Orange County
- Larsa Pippen from The Real Housewives of Miami
- Sheree Whitfield from The Real Housewives of Atlanta
- Phaedra Parks from The Real Housewives of Atlanta
- Peter Weber from The Bachelor
- Peppermint from RuPaul’s Drag Race
- Maksim Chmerkovskiy from Dancing with the Stars
- Kevin Kreider from Bling Empire
- Carsten “Bergie” Bergersen from Love Island USA
- Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu from Love Island UK
- Marcus Jordan, basketball player
- Deontay Wilder, boxer
- John Bercow, British politician
The Traitors Season 2 Host
Alan Cumming is returning to host The Traitors season 2. His dog Lala is being introduced as his trusty sidekick, according to Peacock. During Alan’s EXCLUSIVE interview with HollywoodLife before season one premiered, the Scottish award-winning actor talked about how much he enjoyed hosting the reality show.
“I was constantly surprised, amazing, horrified, at people’s behavior,” Alan said. “And just how people behave under stress. And how good people were at lying. How bad people were at lying.”