Following its gripping debut in January 2023, Alert: Missing Persons Unit captured the hearts of viewers and garnered critical acclaim. The series left audiences eagerly awaiting more, and their patience was rewarded when Fox officially announced the renewal of Alert: Missing Persons Unit for a second season in March 2023.
Initially, fans had high hopes for a swift return, expecting the series to come back in the fall of 2023. This would typically mean a September, October, or November release date. However, the entertainment industry faced an unexpected twist during the summer, as a writer’s and actor’s strike cast a shadow over production schedules, disrupting the plans of multiple scripted shows, including Alert: Missing Persons Unit. This strike sent ripples through the world of television, affecting the creative process and leaving fans on the edge of their seats, eager to know when their favorite show would make its return.
If you’re curious about the latest developments surrounding Alert: Missing Persons Unit season 2, you’re in the right place! Join us as we uncover all there is to know about Alert season 2, including release date speculations, cast updates, the latest insight into the writer’s strike, and more below.
Alert season 2 release updates: Does it have a release date?
Unfortunately, at this time, Fox has yet to reveal a specific release date for Alert season 2. As mentioned, initially the series was expected to make a return in the Fall of 2023, however, due to the writer’s strike, this was not the case.
Alert: Missing Persons Unit season 2 is now expected to make its debut in Fox’s 2024 midseason schedule. Meaning, don’t expect Alert season 2 to be on your screens sooner than January 2024.
What’s the latest strike update?
After months of disheartening news, we can finally confirm that the 2023 WGA writer’s strike, which sent shockwaves through the entertainment industry, came to an end on September 27, 2023, concluding 148 days of uncertainty!
While there is currently no official update regarding Alert: Missing Persons Unit season 2, it’s highly anticipated that the show’s writers will return to work in the coming weeks, if they haven’t already. However, before season 2 can begin production, the SAG-AFTRA strike, which has not yet initiated negotiations with the studios, must also be resolved.
Nevertheless, negotiations for the SAG-AFTRA strike are expected to commence soon. In the meantime, both fans and industry insiders are holding their breath, eager to witness how these developments will shape the future of their favorite shows.
How many seasons of Alert are there?
Currently, there is one full season of Alert: Missing Persons Unit, with the second one in the works.
Alert season 2 cast
Fans of the show can breathe easy knowing that there have been no major cast shake-ups for Alert: Missing Persons Unit season 2! As far as we know at this time, the main cast of Alert will return! This includes:
- Scott Caan as Jason Grant,
- Dania Ramirez as Nikki Batista,
- Ryan Broussard as Mike Sherman,
- Adeola Role as Kemi Adebayo,
- Graham Verchere as Keith,
- Petey Gibson as C Hemingway,
- Fivel Stewart as Sidney Grant,
- Elana Dunkelman as Rachel
Where to watch Alert
The show’s first season is available on Hulu, with 10 episodes. Season 2 will be released weekly on Fox and will also stream on Hulu the following day.