After being canceled by HBO Max though its second season was nearly complete, Minx has been picked up by Starz.
The second season will exclusively debut on the premium cabler.
Jeffrey Hirsch, President and CEO for STARZ said in a statement:
“We have always felt this show would be a perfect fit for our brand with our dedication to narratives by, about and for women. STARZ is proud to be the new home for this incredible show that has drawn in well-deserved critical acclaim. We’re excited to welcome Ellen and the talented ‘Minx’ team to the network and can’t wait to bring its passionate fans the second season.”
Minx creator, showrunner and executive producer Ellen Rapoport said of the news, “I’m absolutely thrilled to be joining the STARZ family, and for the opportunity to introduce Minx to a brand new audience. We’ve found the perfect home. Our writers, cast and crew have created something truly special in Season 2, and I can’t wait for everyone to see it.”
Executive producer Paul Feig added, “We are so proud of our beloved ‘Minx’ and are thrilled that it has a wonderful new home on STARZ. That audiences will be able to watch Ellen and our cast’s amazing new season two as well as rewatch or discover season one for the first time has us jumping for joy and thanking our lucky STARZ.”
The official series description of Minx:
Set in 1970s Los Angeles, “Minx” centers around Joyce (Ophelia Lovibond), an earnest young feminist who joins forces with a low-rent publisher (Jake Johnson) to create the first erotic magazine for women.
The cast also includes Idara Victor, Jessica Lowe, Lennon Parham, Michael Angarano and Oscar Montoya. As previously announced, Elizabeth Perkins joined season two as a recurring character.
The series was created by Ellen Rapoport, who also acts as showrunner and executive producer, along with Paul Feig, Dan Magnante, Ben Karlin, and Rachel Lee Goldenberg. Rachel Lee Goldenberg also served as the pilot’s director. Jake Johnson also serves as a co-executive producer. Minx is a Lionsgate production.