ABC Canceled Deception Season 2: Updates so Far

Are you a fan of ABC’s Deception series? Well, here is the information about the future of the series. For those who are unaware of Deception, it is an American action, crime, mystery series on ABC Network. It follows the life of the prominent magician and illusionist, Cameron Black living in Las Vegas. Being accused of a scandal, he lost his job and later joined the FBI to solved crime mysteries.

Created by Chris Fedak, the series first landed on ABC on March 11, 2018. Season 1 comprises 13 episodes that concluded on May 27, 2018. However, ABC canceled season 2 of the series on May 11, 2018. Now you want to know why ABC canceled the series? Well, read further to know the reason and chances of revival of the series.

Will Deception Ever Return for Season 2? What Is the Possibility of Revival of the Series?

ABC canceled the series on May 11, 2018, even before season 1 concluded. It happened due to the declining viewership. The pilot episode caught the attention of 5.9 million viewers. Though the series started, unfortunately, it failed to hold the viewers for further episodes. From the very next episode, the viewership came down to around 3.5 million. And by the end of the series, it came below 3 million. Hence, ABC canceled the series. 


However, millions of fans are still left, who want the sequel of the series. Soon after season 1 ended, Internet flooded with the petition for the revival of the series. You can see the love of the fans here.

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Nonetheless, ABC has not decided to renew the series so far. More than two years have elapsed, and not any other steaming giant picked up series so far. But do not lose hope. Given the demand for a second helping of the series, some network or streaming giant will soon revive the series. We will let you know if we come to know about any updates regarding renewal. Stay tuned till then.

Let’s see how Deception Season 2 will look like if ever made.

What will be the Potential Cast of Deception Season 2?

  • Well, our illusionist, Cameron Black played by Jack Cutmore Scott will surely return with the FBI team that includes-
  •  Ilfenesh Hadera as Kay Daniels 
  • Lenora Crichlow as Dina Clark
  • Justin Chon as Jordan Kwon
  • Laila Robins as Deakins
  • Amaury Nolasco as Mike Alvarez
  • Vinnie Jones as Gun
  • How we forget our mystery women. We will see Stephanie Corneliussen as “the mystery woman.

Well, other characters might also return from previous seasons.

What is the Storyline of Deception? What can we Expect from Season 2?

The story revolves around a famous illusionist named Cameron Black. He was living in Las Vegas and had a reputed job. However, within few minutes of the pilot show, he and his group were fired from the job due to some scandal. His problems didn’t end here. His brother, Jonathan, went to jail, and a mystery woman with hidden motives came into his life. Later, he joined the FBI to help criminal matters, happening in the city by illusions. He also had the motive of saving his brother. 

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AT the finale episode of the season, we came to know about the intention of the mystery girl. She wanted to have fortune, and shocking Jonathan helped her. It was a shock to Cameron. He tried to save his brother like hell, and he ditched him and send him to jail. 

Well, the season will pick from where the season ended. Cameron is in jail, and Jonathan and the mystery women are having fun outside. Well, he is a brilliant magician and nobody can put him inside jail for longer. He will come out and face his brother to know the reason for his deceiving. Well, Season 2 will be quite interesting too, if ever made.

The Trailer of Deception Season 2?

Well, we cannot expect the trailer until the showrunners renewed the series for the second installment. Enjoy the exciting season 1 trailer till the arrival of the trailer of Season 2.

What is the rating of Deception?

The show gained mixed reviews from the viewers and received the ratings accordingly. It scored-

IMDB rating – 7.5 out of 10.

Rotten Tomatoes – It scored an approval rating of 63% making an average rating of 6.01/10.

Metacritic- It scored 51 out of 100 based on the views of 8 critics,

 The New York Times– It gave the score of 3 out of 5.

Where Can We Watch Deception Season 1?

Currently, it is running on Amazon prime video, Netflix, and Hulu to watch. 

Final words-  Well, the market is flooded with the crime mystery show, and it is another such show. Though not unique, it has one extra ingredient, the illusion. It consists of some mind-blowing illusions that also make the series lighthearted. It also won the Best new 2017-18 Show in E!’s TVScoopAwards.

Moreover, the performance of Jack Cutmore-Scott is brilliant. He also won the Breakout Actor award in E!’s TVScoopAwards. Once you begin watching it, you will be hooked due to shocks and surprises in the storyline. The curiosity to know the mystery women won’t let you leave the series in mid. Overall it is a joyful show and delightful to watch.