As of September 3, 2021, it was reported that the premiere of Only Murders in the Building was the most-watched comedy premiere in the history of Hulu. Moreover, For the first season, the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reported a 100% approval rating with an average rating of 8/10, based on 104 critic reviews.
According to the consensus of the website’s critics, “Only Murders in the Building’s silly approach to true crime fanatics is both hilarious and enlightening, thanks largely to its extremely charming central trio.”
The first season received a weighted average score of 76 out of 100 on Metacritic, indicating “generally favorable reviews” Rotten Tomatoes reported a 100% approval rating and an average rating of 8.1/10 based on 89 critic reviews for the second season.
The consensus of the website’s critics is that “Only Murders in the Building gets a new lease on life with a knottier sophomore outing that retains the series’ core charm and wit.”
Based on 25 critic reviews, Metacritic assigned the second season a weighted average score of 79 out of 100, indicating “generally favorable reviews.” The delay for the fans will not be too long now that we have all the information to share! Take a look at this concise summary of the release date, plot, and cast so you can get a head start on the next episode and be well-prepared before the series premieres on Hulu.
Will There Be Another Season of Only Murders in the Building?
On July 11, 2022, the official Only Murders In The Building Twitter account also confirmed the renewal, tweeting, “My neighbors have a special message for you all: #OnlyMurdersInTheBuilding will return for Season 3! Now I only have to worry about the next person… I wish it weren’t me!” Below is the official announcement:
Only Murders in the Building is the crown jewel of our slate, according to Hulu Originals and ABC Entertainment President Craig Erwich. “The work of Dan, John, Steve, Marty, and Selena is characterized by and a testament to its cross-generational appeal, the intersection of humor and heart, and truly original approach. We are grateful to be able to continue telling Charles, Oliver, and Mabel’s stories to viewers who have repeatedly demonstrated a desire for more of this story.”
Only Murders in the Building Season 3 Speculated Release Date
As the renewal of the series was just announced a few weeks ago and production has not yet begun, the anticipated premiere date has not yet been disclosed. Similar to the first and second seasons, the third season of Only Murders in the Building may premiere in the middle of 2023.
The likely month may fall between June and August of 2023. On the other hand, this is merely speculation that the next season will follow the same release schedule and pattern. All of these details will be disclosed by Hulu once the series’ production is completed on time.
Only Murders in the Building Season 3 Cast and Crew
The series’ main cast members of the series who are expected to reprise their roles along with their respective character descriptions are as follows:
Steve Martin as Charles-Haden Savage: A semi-retired actor who starred in the 1990s detective drama television series Brazos. He resides in 14th-century Arconia.
Martin Short in the role of Oliver Putnam: A struggling Broadway director who generates the concept for a podcast and becomes its director. His apartment at the Arconia is 10D.
Selena Gomez as Mabel Mora: A young woman who resides in apartment 12E at the Arconia, which she is renovating for her aunt, and who was friends with the murder victim, Tim Kono, many years ago.
Co-creators and writers of the series are Steve Martin and John Hoffman (Grace & Frankie). Martin and Hoffman serve as executive producers alongside Short, Gomez, This Is Us creator Dan Fogelman, and Jed Rosenthal.
Only Murders in the Building Season 2: What to Expect in the Finale Episode?
Tuesday, August 23, 2022, at midnight PT / 3 a.m. ET is the premiere date for Murders in the Building Season 2 Episode 10, “I Know Who Did It.” All episodes of the first season are currently available to stream on Hulu and Dinsey+. According to reports, Jamie Babbit directed and John Hoffman, Matteo Borghese, and Rob Turbovsky wrote the episode.
The episode’s duration is approximately 26–35 minutes. In the final episode, Becky Butler will reminisce about her previous miserable existence in Oklahoma, where she was reprimanded by her father and sexually assaulted while serving as the mayor of Chikasha’s secretary.
After deciding to vanish and flee, she applied for a job with Cinda under the name Poppy White. Mabel was able to determine from the DNA analysis of the murder weapon that Poppy murdered Bunny, not Cinda because Bunny’s last words were “14 Sandwich,” which Poppy frequently orders.
Included in the group’s plans for a murderer reveal party were Alice and Cinda. When Poppy/Becky eventually confesses to the murder, both she and her lover, Kreps, are arrested. Oliver is given the opportunity to direct a play within a year, but on the night of the performance, renowned actor Ben Glenroy unexpectedly dies on stage.
Where to Stream Only Murders in the Building?
Season 1 and Season 2 of Only Murders in the Building are currently available on Disney+ and Hulu. Viewers can purchase a subscription plan based on their preferences, allowing them to watch new episodes based on their location when the episode airs globally.
Catch up on all previous episodes of Only Murders in the Building Season 3 while you wait for further updates.