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Yes, Chef! FX’s ‘The Bear’ Is Back for Season 2 on Hulu

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Funny, raw, real, and fast paced — fans couldn’t get enough of the FX breakout series, The Bear, when it premiered last summer. 

Now, Carmy and his kitchen crew are back for a highly anticipated second season, and they’re finally making moves toward transforming their beloved greasy spoon diner, The Original Beef, into a renowned Chicago culinary staple. 

Not ready for the new season? Get caught up now before The Bear Season 2 premieres Thursday, June 22, on Hulu. 

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The Bear Season 2 Release Date

The highly anticipated Season 2 of the hit FX show The Bear premieres on Thursday, June 22, 2023, only on Hulu. 

Is The Bear on Hulu?

Yes, FX’s The Bear is exclusively on Hulu. All subscribers get access to The Bear on demand from Hulu’s streaming library. 

How Many Episodes Will Be in Season 2 of The Bear?

Season 2 of The Bear is serving up an even bigger portion. Fans can expect this season to have 10 episodes compared to the eight episodes that aired in Season 1. 

The Bear Season 2 Official Trailer

New season, new restaurant. Get a taste of what Carmy has been cooking up for Season 2. 

Cast of The Bear

Jeremy Allen White as Carmy

A still of Jeremy Allen White as Carmy in the FX series, The Bear.

Carmen (aka Carmy) is the main character of The Bear. He’s a fine dining chef consumed by his passion for the trade, but he’s forced to move home to take over the family’s sandwich shop. Many fans resonate with Carmy as he tries his best to navigate grief, loss, and family while putting one foot in front of the other. 

Love Jeremey Allen White? Us too. Check out his other starring role in the hit sitcom Shameless.*

*Shameless requires SHOWTIME® on Hulu add-on subscription.

Ayo Edebiri as Sydney

A still of Ayo Edebiri as Sydney in the FX series, The Bear.

Sydney is Carmy’s sous chef and one of the main characters of the show. She is brilliant, compassionate, and dedicated — fueled by her father’s love for The Original Beef. 

Also, catch Ayo in What We Do in the Shadows and Abbott Elementary streaming now on Hulu. 

Ebon Moss-Bachrach as Richie

A still of Ebon Moss-Bachrach as Richie in the FX series, The Bear.

Richie is a chef and manager at The Original Beef, as well as a long-time friend of Carmy’s family. Beyond his sarcastic personality and tough demeanor, Richie is a softie at heart, especially when it comes to his daughter Eva. 

There’s plenty more Ebon where that came from. Watch him in The Dropout and Disney’s Andor* (Disney+) streaming now. 

*Andor is available with The Disney Bundle. Access content from each service separately.

Lionel Boyce as Marcus

A still of Lionel Boyce as Marcus in the FX series, The Bear.

Marcus is a chef at The Original Beef. His passion and intrigue for the culinary arts are contagious — making him a fan-favorite character. 

Liza Colón-Zayas as Tina

A still of Liza Colon-Zayas as Tina in the FX series, The Bear.

Tina, a chef at The Original Beef, is everyone’s best friend despite coming off a bit rough around the edges. She’s self-reliant and prefers to do everything on her own — even in the moments when she needs help the most. 

All of your favorite FX shows are streaming now on Hulu. Check out our guide to watching FX’s Snowfall — the entire series is available for you to binge-watch right now.

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