FX has ordered a second season for one of its new promising comedy series, Atlanta. Atlanta premiered on Sept. 6. The series is about two cousins navigating their way in the Atlanta rap scene in an effort to improve their lives and the lives of their families. FX ordered the pilot to a 10-episode season in October 2015.
The series premieres as a coming-of-age story following Earn (Donald Glover) in his daily life in the city of Atlanta, as he tries to redeem himself in the eyes of his girlfriend and mother of his daughter, his parents and his cousin, “Paper Boi”. Having dropped out of Princeton, Earn has no money and no home, and so he alternates between staying with his parents and his girlfriend. Once he realizes that his cousin is on the verge of stardom, he desperately seeks to reconnect in order to improve his life and the life of his daughter.