Ahead of the Season 1 finale, Disney Plus has renewed The Santa Clauses for a second season. The news was announced by Disney on Wednesday evening, with Ayo Davis, the president of Disney Branded Television, expressing excitement over the news. “This franchise has had a lasting impact for so many families, truly becoming part of their annual holiday traditions,” the statement read. “Bringing it back as a series has been a true gift.”
“This franchise has had a lasting impact for so many families, truly becoming part of their annual holiday traditions. Bringing it back as a series has been a true gift, and I’m grateful to our producing partners at 20th Television and, of course, Tim Allen and team, that we have yet another reason to celebrate this holiday season.”Ayo Davis, president, Disney Branded Television
The first season focused on Scott Calvin (Tim Allen), who has been Santa for nearly thirty years. Unfortunately, while Calvin is still as jolly as ever, Christmas’ popularity has seemingly declined over the years, which impacts his Santa magic. Unable to keep up, he seeks to find a new Santa Claus in order to retire and become both a better father and husband.
Initially billed as a limited series, The Santa Clauses hails from Last Man Standing creator Jack Burditt. The series Allen, Elizabeth Mitchell and David Krumholtz, who reprise their roles as Mrs. Claus and Bernard the elf from the original films. The series also stars Elizabeth Allen-Dick as Sandra, Devin Bright as Noel, Austin Kane as Cal, Matilda Lawler as Betty, Rupali Redd as Grace and Kal Penn as Simon Choski. The series is now streaming on Disney+.