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(Pocket-lint) - A second season of the hugely popular documentary series, Tiger King, is now available on Netflix.

Tiger King 2 is again directed by Eric Goode and Rebecca Chaiklin and effectvely picks up where the last season left off.

It's not without controversy - not only is the Tiger King himself, Joe Exotic, currently in jail serving time for hiring hitmen to kill rival Carole Baskin, Baskin herself is in the process of suing Netflix.

She claims the company didn't have permission to use footage of her in Tiger King 2, having only signed release forms for the first series. However, all episodes are available now.

Here's everything you need to know about it.

Tiger King 2 release date

Tiger King 2 premiered on Wednesday 17 November 2021.

How to watch Tiger King 2

Tiger King 2 is a Netflix exclusive, so you will need to be a Netflix subscriber to watch it.

It's rated 15 in the UK.

How many episodes of Tiger King 2 are there?

There are five episodes of Tiger King 2 available on Netflix.

The first series - Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness - originally had 7, but an eighth episode was added during the first lockdown of the pandemic. It featured interiews with some of those who appeared in the docuseries.

It's not known if we'll get any additional episodes of the second season.

Tiger King 2 news

Unlike the first series, the second is more self-aware, as it was filmed after the phenomenon began.

Variety reported that at least one person is not happy with it, however. Carole Baskin was said to be in the process of suing Netflix over her appearance in Tiger King 2. She claimed that she only ever signed release documents for the first series.

How to catch up on previous episodes

Like the second season, the entire first series is available on Netflix right now. There are 8 episodes - 7 were aired originally, plus another one featuring post-show interviews made during lockdown in 2020.

You can also catch up on the events in the first series in a handy, bite-sized highlights package made by the streaming giant.

Is there a Tiger King 2 trailer?

You can watch a full trailer for the new series below.

Writing by Rik Henderson. Originally published on 2 November 2021.