The Sex Lives of College Girls Season 2: ITV release date, trailer, and cast with Reneé Rapp and Amrit Kaur

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Reneé Rapp, Pauline Chalamet, Alyah Chanelle Scott, and Amrit Kaur star in Mindy Kaling’s hit US sitcom, arriving on ITVX this January

The Sex Lives of College Girls, a sitcom about university students from Mindy Kaling, is returning to ITVX for its second season this January.

The series, which stars Reneé Rapp and Pauline Chalamet, follows a group of four friends and roommates as they navigate the ups and downs and challenges of university life.

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Here’s everything you need to know about The Sex Lives of College Girls.

What’s it about?

The Sex Lives of College Girls is a sitcom about four college roommates, navigating the parties and predicaments of young adult life at a prestigious New England university.

The official ITVX synopsis for Season 2 explains that “after returning from Thanksgiving break, the girls learn of their new social status as ‘narcs’ - and all the frat parties they are now banned from attending.”

Meanwhile, Kimberly strategizes ways to make up for her lost scholarship with unexpected help from Leighton, Whitney grapples with how to fill her time in the soccer offseason, and Bela attempts to form an all-female comedy magazine.”

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Who stars in The Sex Lives of College Girls?

Amrit Kaur as Bela Malhotra, Reneé Rapp as Leighton Murray, Alyah Chanelle Scott as Whitney Chase and Pauline Chalamet as Kimberly Finkle in The Sex Lives of College Girls (Credit: Kaling International/3 Arts Entertainment/Warner Bros. Television)Amrit Kaur as Bela Malhotra, Reneé Rapp as Leighton Murray, Alyah Chanelle Scott as Whitney Chase and Pauline Chalamet as Kimberly Finkle in The Sex Lives of College Girls (Credit: Kaling International/3 Arts Entertainment/Warner Bros. Television)
Amrit Kaur as Bela Malhotra, Reneé Rapp as Leighton Murray, Alyah Chanelle Scott as Whitney Chase and Pauline Chalamet as Kimberly Finkle in The Sex Lives of College Girls (Credit: Kaling International/3 Arts Entertainment/Warner Bros. Television) | Kaling International/3 Arts Entertainment/Warner Bros. Television

Amrit Kaur plays Bela, a student from New Jersey who wants to be a comedian. Prior to starring in Sex Lives of College Girls, Kaur had played supporting roles in The Bold Type, Hudson and Rex, and Star Trek. She’s also in Little Italy (the one with Hayden Christensen and Emma Roberts).

Alyah Chanelle Scott plays Whitney, a star soccer player. Outside of Sex Lives of College Girls, Scott has starred in the Hulu sitcom Reboot (also recommended); she’s also toured with a production of The Book of Mormon, in which she played the female lead.

Pauline Chalamet plays Kimberly, a working-class student. SLOCG is Chalamet’s first major television series, though you might also recognise her from the Pete Davidson film The King of Staten Island. You also perhaps may have heard of her brother, who is also a famous actor.

Reneé Rapp plays Leighton, a privileged mean girl type. Rapp is primarily a musician and theatre actor, having appeared on Broadway in the Mean Girls musical (a role she’s set to reprise in the film version of the musical next year).

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They’re joined by Mekki Leeper (Control Room), Christopher Meyer (iZombie), Ilia Isorelýs Paulino (Queenpins), Lolo Spencer (Give Me Liberty), Renika Williams (Healing River), and Mitchell Slaggert (Wish Upon).

Who writes and directs?

The Sex Lives of College Girls was created by Mindy Kaling (Never Have I Ever) and Justin Noble (also Never Have I Ever), each of whom have written a number of episodes of the series.

Other writers and directors involved in the series include Rupinder Gill (Schitts’ Creek), Lila Neugebauer (Maid), Tazbah Chavez (Reservation Dogs), and Caroline Goldfarb (Broad City, The Eric Andre Show) amongst others.

Is there a trailer?

Yes, there is. You can watch it right here.

When and how can I watch it?

The Sex Lives of College Girls Season 2 will be available to stream on ITVX from Thursday 19 January, where the first season is already available.

In the US, TSLOCG is available to stream on HBO Max.

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How many episodes are there?

There are ten episodes to The Sex Lives of College Girls’ second season, each of which are around half an hour long.

Where is it filmed?

The Sex Lives of College Girls is set in New England, but the series films primarily in Los Angeles. Much of the series is also filmed at Vassar College in New York, and at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Will there be a series 3?

Yes, there will! Shortly before the US broadcast concluded, HBO Max announced that the series would return for a third season.

We don’t know a great deal beyond that yet, though it seems reasonable to assume that the third series will follow a similar timetable to its predecessors and air in November 2023.

Why should I watch it?

It’s really a huge amount of fun – we spoke about it on our Screen Babble podcast if you’d like to listen to more about the show.

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