‘Rutherford Falls’ Season 2: Watch the new series trailer, see 35 new photos

Rutherford Falls Season 2 will begin streaming on June 16, 2022. All eight episodes will be released on that day.

Great news Rutherford Falls fans, Sierra Teller Ornelas, the first Navajo, co-creator, showrunner, writer and executive producer of the ground-breaking Native American-themed television series on Peacock TV, has just made a statement that so many fans of the show have been waiting to hear:  

’Rutherford Falls’ is back!’ 

Ornelas added, “Get ready to laugh, cry, and swoon. Do people still swoon? Well, they will now! Ed Helms, Mike Schur, and I had an absolute blast making a show that’s heartfelt, laugh-out-loud funny, and depicts Native Americans in ways you never see on television. Also, a lot of people get punched/kicked in the face. We hope you enjoy Season 2!”

RUTHERFORD FALLS — “The New Curator” Episode 202 — Pictured: (l-r) Jana Schmieding as Reagan Wells, Ed Helms as Nathan Rutherford — (Photo by: Tyler Golden/Peacock)

“Get ready to laugh, cry, and swoon. Do people still swoon? Well, they will now! Ed Helms, Mike Schur, and I had an absolute blast making a show that’s heartfelt, laugh-out-loud funny, and depicts Native Americans in ways you never see on television.

Co-Creator, Showrunner, Writer and Executive Producer, Sierra Teller Ornelas, Navajo Nation.

NBC’s Peacock TV also shared in an email to Native Viewpoint a bounty of 35 never-before-seen images of Season 2 to include some yet-to-be-announced new cast members to the show. 

Cast members announced include Ed Helms, Jana Schmieding, Michael Greyeyes, Jesse Leigh, Dustin Milligan, and newcomers Dallas Goldtooth, and Kaniehtiio Horn 

Details revealed in the latest press announcement

The series will begin streaming on June 16, 2022. All eight episodes will be released on that day.

“The official trailer, show art and new images for the much-anticipated new season of Peacock’s critically-acclaimed Rutherford Falls – from co-creators and executive producers Michael Schur (Parks and Recreation, The Good Place), Ed Helms (The Office) and Sierra Teller Ornelas (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Superstore,)” — are now available for viewing. 

The series Rutherford Falls, according to the creators, represents a breakthrough moment in Native representation in comedy television both in front of and behind the camera.

Rutherford Falls is one of the largest Indigenous writer’s rooms on television with six Native writers staffed on the series including co-creator and executive producer Sierra Teller Ornelas (Navajo), Tai Leclaire (Kanien’kehá:ka [Mohawk Nation]/Mi’kmaq), Jana Schmieding (Cheyenne River Lakota Sioux), Tazbah Chavez (Bishop Paiute/Diné/San Carlos Apache), Dash Turner (Yurok) and Azie Dungey (Pamunkey).

Rutherford Falls Series 2 Trailer

Thirty-five Rutherford Falls Season 2 photos

Rutherford Falls Season two show art is art directed by Jamie Okuma (Luiseño/Shoshone-Bannock), Leith Mahkewa (Oneida-Hopi), and Kahsenniyohstha Lauren Williams (Mohawk).

RUTHERFORD FALLS -- "Halloween" Episode 207 -- Pictured: Jana Schmieding as Reagan Wells -- (Photo by: Jordin Althaus/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “Halloween” Episode 207 — Pictured: Jana Schmieding as Reagan Wells — (Photo by: Jordin Althaus/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS -- "Halloween" Episode 207 -- Pictured: Ed Helms as Nathan Rutherford -- (Photo by: Jordin Althaus/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “Halloween” Episode 207 — Pictured: Ed Helms as Nathan Rutherford — (Photo by: Jordin Althaus/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS -- "White Man in the Cupboard" Episode 201 -- Pictured: (l-r) Jesse Leigh as Bobbie Yang, Julia Jones as Sally, Bobby Wilson as Wayne -- (Photo by: Tyler Golden/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “White Man in the Cupboard” Episode 201 — Pictured: (l-r) Jesse Leigh as Bobbie Yang, Julia Jones as Sally, Bobby Wilson as Wayne — (Photo by: Tyler Golden/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS -- "White Man in the Cupboard" Episode 201 -- Pictured: (l-r) Kimberly Guerrero as Renee Thomas, Michael Greyeyes as Terry Thomas -- (Photo by: Tyler Golden/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “White Man in the Cupboard” Episode 201 — Pictured: (l-r) Kimberly Guerrero as Renee Thomas, Michael Greyeyes as Terry Thomas — (Photo by: Tyler Golden/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS -- "White Man in the Cupboard" Episode 201 -- Pictured: Kimberly Guerrero as Renee Thomas -- (Photo by: Tyler Golden/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “White Man in the Cupboard” Episode 201 — Pictured: Kimberly Guerrero as Renee Thomas — (Photo by: Tyler Golden/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS -- "White Man in the Cupboard" Episode 201 -- Pictured: (l-r) Kimberly Guerrero as Renee Thomas, Michael Greyeyes as Terry Thomas -- (Photo by: Tyler Golden/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “White Man in the Cupboard” Episode 201 — Pictured: (l-r) Kimberly Guerrero as Renee Thomas, Michael Greyeyes as Terry Thomas — (Photo by: Tyler Golden/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS -- "White Man in the Cupboard" Episode 201 -- Pictured: (l-r) Michael Greyeyes as Terry Thomas, Kimberly Guerrero as Renee Thomas -- (Photo by: Tyler Golden/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “White Man in the Cupboard” Episode 201 — Pictured: (l-r) Michael Greyeyes as Terry Thomas, Kimberly Guerrero as Renee Thomas — (Photo by: Tyler Golden/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS -- "White Man in the Cupboard" Episode 201 -- Pictured: Jesse Leigh as Bobbie Yang -- (Photo by: Tyler Golden/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “White Man in the Cupboard” Episode 201 — Pictured: Jesse Leigh as Bobbie Yang — (Photo by: Tyler Golden/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “White Man in the Cupboard” Episode 201 — Pictured: Jana Schmieding as Reagan Wells — (Photo by: Tyler Golden/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “The New Curator” Episode 202 — Pictured: (l-r) Jana Schmieding as Reagan Wells, Bobby Wilson as Wayne, Julia Jones as Sally, Mitch Rouse as Shep Swiftwater — (Photo by: Tyler Golden/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “The New Curator” Episode 202 — Pictured: Mitch Rouse as Shep Swiftwater — (Photo by: Tyler Golden/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “The New Curator” Episode 202 — Pictured: Jana Schmieding as Reagan Wells — (Photo by: Tyler Golden/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “The New Curator” Episode 202 — Pictured: (l-r) Jana Schmieding as Reagan Wells, Ed Helms as Nathan Rutherford — (Photo by: Tyler Golden/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “The New Curator” Episode 202 — Pictured: (l-r) Ed Helms as Nathan Rutherford, Benjamin Koldyke as Duz Rutherford — (Photo by: Tyler Golden/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “The New Curator” Episode 202 — Pictured: (l-r) Ed Helms as Nathan Rutherford, Jesse Leigh as Bobbie Yang, Jana Schmieding as Reagan Wells — (Photo by: Tyler Golden/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “The New Curator” Episode 202 — Pictured: (l-r) Beth Stelling as Ms. Fish, Ed Helms as Nathan Rutherford — (Photo by: Tyler Golden/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “The New Curator” Episode 202 — Pictured: Ed Helms as Nathan Rutherford — (Photo by: Tyler Golden/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “The New Curator” Episode 202 — Pictured: (l-r) Dana L. Wilson as Mayor Deirdre — (Photo by: Tyler Golden/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “Aunt Sue” Episode 203 — Pictured: (l-r) Ed Helms as Nathan Rutherford, Eddie Spears as Curtis — (Photo by: Ron Batzdorff/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS -- "Aunt Sue" Episode 203 -- Pictured: (l-r) Jana Schmieding as Reagan Wells, Ed Helms as Nathan Rutherford -- (Photo by: Ron Batzdorff/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “Aunt Sue” Episode 203 — Pictured: (l-r) Jana Schmieding as Reagan Wells, Ed Helms as Nathan Rutherford — (Photo by: Ron Batzdorff/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS -- "Aunt Sue" Episode 203 -- Pictured: (l-r) Eddie Spears as Curtis, Ed Helms as Nathan Rutherford -- (Photo by: Ron Batzdorff/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “Aunt Sue” Episode 203 — Pictured: (l-r) Eddie Spears as Curtis, Ed Helms as Nathan Rutherford — (Photo by: Ron Batzdorff/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS -- "Aunt Sue" Episode 203 -- Pictured: Jesse Leigh as Bobbie Yang -- (Photo by: Ron Batzdorff/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “Aunt Sue” Episode 203 — Pictured: Jesse Leigh as Bobbie Yang — (Photo by: Ron Batzdorff/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS -- "Aunt Sue" Episode 203 -- Pictured: Michael Greyeyes as Terry Thomas -- (Photo by: Ron Batzdorff/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “Aunt Sue” Episode 203 — Pictured: Michael Greyeyes as Terry Thomas — (Photo by: Ron Batzdorff/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS -- "Land Back" Episode 204 -- Pictured: Shauna Baker as Trish -- (Photo by: Greg Gayne/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “Land Back” Episode 204 — Pictured: Shauna Baker as Trish — (Photo by: Greg Gayne/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS -- "Land Back" Episode 204 -- Pictured: (l-r) Ed Helms as Nathan Rutherford, Dana L. Wilson as Mayor Deirdre -- (Photo by: Greg Gayne/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “Land Back” Episode 204 — Pictured: (l-r) Ed Helms as Nathan Rutherford, Dana L. Wilson as Mayor Deirdre — (Photo by: Greg Gayne/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS -- "Adirondack" Episode 205 -- Pictured: (l-r) Jesse Leigh as Bobbie Yang, Ed Helms as Nathan Rutherford -- (Photo by: Elizabeth Morris/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “Adirondack” Episode 205 — Pictured: (l-r) Jesse Leigh as Bobbie Yang, Ed Helms as Nathan Rutherford — (Photo by: Elizabeth Morris/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS -- "Adirondack" Episode 205 -- Pictured: Mimi Gianopulos as Kaitlyn -- (Photo by: Elizabeth Morris/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “Adirondack” Episode 205 — Pictured: Mimi Gianopulos as Kaitlyn — (Photo by: Elizabeth Morris/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS -- "Adirondack" Episode 205 -- Pictured: (l-r) Ed Helms as Nathan Rutherford, Jesse Leigh as Bobbie Yang -- (Photo by: Elizabeth Morris/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “Adirondack” Episode 205 — Pictured: (l-r) Ed Helms as Nathan Rutherford, Jesse Leigh as Bobbie Yang — (Photo by: Elizabeth Morris/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS -- "Adirondack" Episode 205 -- Pictured: (l-r) Ed Helms as Nathan Rutherford, Jesse Leigh as Bobbie Yang -- (Photo by: Elizabeth Morris/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “Adirondack” Episode 205 — Pictured: (l-r) Ed Helms as Nathan Rutherford, Jesse Leigh as Bobbie Yang — (Photo by: Elizabeth Morris/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS -- "Adirondack" Episode 205 -- Pictured: (l-r) Jana Schmieding as Reagan Wells, Ed Helms as Nathan Rutherford -- (Photo by: Greg Gayne/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “Adirondack” Episode 205 — Pictured: (l-r) Jana Schmieding as Reagan Wells, Ed Helms as Nathan Rutherford — (Photo by: Greg Gayne/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS -- "Firefighters Pancake Breakfast" Episode 206 -- Pictured: Dallas Goldtooth as Nelson -- (Photo by: Tyler Golden/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “Firefighters Pancake Breakfast” Episode 206 — Pictured: Dallas Goldtooth as Nelson — (Photo by: Tyler Golden/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS -- "Firefighters Pancake Breakfast" Episode 206 -- Pictured: Ed Helms as Nathan Rutherford -- (Photo by: Tyler Golden/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “Firefighters Pancake Breakfast” Episode 206 — Pictured: Ed Helms as Nathan Rutherford — (Photo by: Tyler Golden/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS -- "Halloween" Episode 207 -- Pictured: (l-r) Kaniehtiio Horn as Feather Day, Michael Greyeyes as Terry Thomas, Kimberly Guerrero as Renee Thomas -- (Photo by: Tyler Golden/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “Halloween” Episode 207 — Pictured: (l-r) Kaniehtiio Horn as Feather Day, Michael Greyeyes as Terry Thomas, Kimberly Guerrero as Renee Thomas — (Photo by: Tyler Golden/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS -- "Halloween" Episode 207 -- Pictured: (l-r) Kaniehtiio Horn as Feather Day, Michael Greyeyes as Terry Thomas -- (Photo by: Jordin Althaus/Peacock)
RUTHERFORD FALLS — “Halloween” Episode 207 — Pictured: (l-r) Kaniehtiio Horn as Feather Day, Michael Greyeyes as Terry Thomas — (Photo by: Jordin Althaus/Peacock)

Rutherford Falls Season 2 synopsis: 

In Season 2 of Peacock’s hit comedy Rutherford Falls, life-long best buds Nathan Rutherford (Ed Helms) and Reagan Wells (Jana Schmieding) help each other tackle work, romance, and major changes to their small town and the Native American reservation it borders, initiated by Tribal Casino C.E.O. Terry Thomas (Michael Greyeyes).  

Creators of the show:

Co-Creator / Showrunner / Writer / Executive Producer: Sierra Teller Ornelas 
Co-Creators / Executive Producers: Michael Schur, Ed Helms  
Executive Producers: Mike Falbo, David Miner and Morgan Sackett 

Produced by: 

Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group, in association with Fremulon, 3 Arts Entertainment and Pacific Electric Picture Company | Filming Location: Los Angeles, CA

“Gonna be bonker donkers!”

Ed Helms

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