Explained Season 3

Was Explained cancelled or renewed? When does 'Explained' Season 3 come back on Netflix? Find the latest Explained Season 3 cancellation and renewal status news, cast updates and trailer on this page.

Will there be a season 3 of "Explained" and when does it return in 2021? Find all your answers below!

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About Explained

Explained is a documentary series that premiered on Netflix on May 23, 2018. The show, which is produced by Vox Media, releases episodes on a weekly basis. Explained is based on Vox’s previous YouTube videos series, which followed a similar format.

The show’s episodes average between 16–18 minutes, with each focusing on a different topic. Each episode is also voiced by a different guest narrator. Netflix ordered 20 episodes for the show’s first season, and greenlit a second season. The second season debuted on September 26, 2019.

The show has also spawned three spin-off limited series. On September 12, 2019, Netflix released The Mind, Explained, a 5-episode miniseries focused specifically on topics related to the human brain. On January 4, 2020, a follow-up titled Sex, Explained was released, with episodes centered around the theme of sex. On April 26, 2020, the 3-episode miniseries Coronavirus, Explained was released, which focuses on the COVID-19 pandemic.

From monarchies to mea culpas, pooches to plastic surgery, explore a wide range of fascinating topics in this celebrity-narrated docuseries. Third season is coming July 16 on Netflix.

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When Does Explained Season 3 Start?

Explained Season 3 premiere date is set by Netflix:
Explained Season 3 2021 Return Date: ✔️ July 16, 2021
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