“Country Comfort” is like “The Sound of Music” with a modern twist. Katharine McPhee plays Bailey, a country singer whose boyfriend kicks her out of the band, and she ends up taking care of Beau’s five kids. Even though Bailey isn’t a nun, the Netflix comedy show is a lot like the classic 1965 movie. Both Maria and Bailey become surrogate parents to many children, fall in love with the boss’s widowed son, and eventually sing a lot of songs.
Unlike many other Netflix shows, the end of “Country Comfort” wasn’t a big cliffhanger. The story ends on a happy note, but there are still a lot of open ends that could be used to start another season.
Country Comfort Season 2 Renewal Status
Netflix has officially decided not to renew Country Comfort for a second season, which is sad news. The show quickly fell out of the top 10 on charts all over the world. It was only on the top 10 list in the US for 10 days. For a show to be renewed, we usually need to see that it has been running in one area for at least 30 days.
Deadline explained why the show was canceled by saying that the first season was like a pilot, which is why other shows like Country Comfort have been canceled. This is just a good PR twist. Eddie Cibrian says that the decision to end season 2 of Country Comfort was made in the middle of 2021. He also says that
“We are getting so close to finding out about what y’all have been asking for…Season 2! So, this weekend, we need all you Country Comforters (I just made that name up) to watch, rewatch, and tell others to watch and rewatch, so we can make the decision for Netflix and Netflix Family an easy one!”
What could happen in the Country Comfort Season 2?
At the conclusion of the first season, the biggest question is whether or not Bailey (McPhee), who signed up for but then dropped out of a singing competition, won it with the help of her new family in the finale. If they did win, the next season of the show might show Bailey struggling over whether she should take the prize money and go on tour to become a famous musician or stay home with the kids she has grown to love. If the judges were really pleased with Bailey and the kids’ performance overall, they might pack up and go on tour as a family band, as the Von Trapp family did.
Season two will probably also have to deal with the growing love triangle between Bailey, her boss Beau (Eddie Cibrian), and Beau’s girlfriend Summer (Janet Varney), since Summer seemed to be getting suspicious of Bailey and Beau’s bonding over their love of Beau’s kids and whatever else their very heart-eyed look at the performance meant.
Beyond that, all we can really hope for from season two of Country Comfort is a lot more musically inspired episode titles, a lot of LeAnn Rimes cameos (which shouldn’t be too hard, since she’s married to the show’s star), and no more talk of Bailey’s ex-boyfriend Boone and all of his broken promises and bad decisions (Eric Balfour).
Country Comfort Season Cast
Check out the cast of Season 1 of Country Comfort and who they play below:
- Katharine McPhee as Bailey
- Eddie Cibrian as Beau
- Ricardo Hurtado as Tuck
- Jamie Martin Mann as Brody
- Gryphon McIntyre is Dylan
- Shiloh Verrico as Cassidy
- Pyper Braun as Chloe
- Janet Varney as Summer
- Eric Balfour as Boone
Is country comfort based on a real story?
Many fans have wondered if the show is inspired by actual events because the plot and characters are so realistic. Country Comfort is not based on an actual event, so that’s the answer to the question of whether or not it is. Country Comfort is not an adaptation of a true story, that’s for sure. Caryn Lucas, who is also the show’s creator, executive producer, and showrunner, wrote all ten episodes. Peter Marc Jacobson and Ron Rappaport were each credited for writing two episodes. At the same time, writer Julia Fowler got her first episode credit for the show. The story takes place in Nashville, Tennessee. Locals call Nashville “Music City.” This is the perfect setting for a sitcom like “Country Comfort,” which has a good mix of comedy and music.
Through its main character, the show also tries hard to show how hard it is for aspiring musicians to get started. Bailey takes Beau up on his offer because she has nothing else to do. She has worked so hard to become a musician that she hasn’t learned any other valuable skills. “Country Comfort” also talks about different kinds of sadness through Beau and his family.
Country Comfort Season 2 Release Date
Country Comfort has been canceled and will not be back for a second season.
Country Comfort Season 1 Review
At the beginning of Country Comfort, an aspiring singer named Bailey (played by Katharine McPhee) gets lost in a storm and ends up at a country house. Her boyfriend just broke up with her, she’s homeless, and she doesn’t have a job, so she needs someone nearby to help her. The kids in the house welcome her with open arms. They needed a nanny after their mother died recently, leaving Beau (played by Eddie Cibrian) to take care of himself and the kids. It’s a perfect match. One of the kids even said, “From singer to Mary Poppins!” It’s not as serious as it sounds, but it’s a good joke to set the scene.
The laugh track gives season 1 of Country Comfort a theater-like feel, but the first few episodes are so interesting that it’s easy to forget about the laugh track. The kids in this show are great. They get into the story and are way more entertaining than adults. The people who work on the Netflix show have taken the time to make sure that the jokes with the child actors come at the right time and make sense.
This Netflix series could last for a long time. If the emotional storyline and the significance of family connect with viewers, this could be a comedy that remains on the service. There have been a lot of original laugh track comedies on the platform, but nothing makes it seem like it will be a long-running series.