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Season 2
Season 2 | Number of Episodes 14
Premiere Airdate May 30, 2016
Finale Airdate October 18, 2016
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Season 2 of Scream was confirmed by MTV on July 29, 2015. The season premiered on May 30, 2016 and the finale aired on August 16, 2016. A two hour Halloween special concluded the season on October 18, 2016. On October 14, 2016, Scream was renewed for a third season.


Season 2 picks up 4 months after the events that Halloween night, Emma returns to Lakewood after a brief stay in a retreat, but everyone is walking on eggshells, questioning whether she has truly gotten over the act of violence inflicted by Piper's crimes. Meanwhile, Audrey is holding onto a secret that could damage her relationship with everyone and her freedom. Brooke begins to change her image after a tragedy, and starts to grow close with new guy in town. Still interested in the murders, Noah begins to grow close to the killer by starting a provactive podcast. New residents with Lakewood's murderous past, both recent and distant, are once again brought to focus – with this Killer's psychotic mind-game intent on bringing Lakewood's heroes down in a storm of betrayal and bloodshed.


  • On July 10th, 2015, executive producer Jill E. Blotevogel announced the show would be renewed for a second season at San Diego Comic Con.
    • However, it was later addressed to be a false rumor.
      • On July 29th, 2015, MTV confirmed that Scream was renewed for a second season.[1]
  • Bella Thorne and Connor Weil confirmed that their characters were going in flashbacks.
    • This however was proven to be false due to the fact that none of their characters appeared in this season.
  • All the surviving characters in Season 1 would be back in Season 2.[2]
  • Season 2 focus on whoever the Piper's partner was.[3]
  • Showrunner, Jill E. Blotevogel teases the possibility of Piper having more than one partner.[4]
  • Carlson Young confirmed in an interview with Afterbuzz that the Brandon James story is going to continue.
  • Jill E. Blotevogel, former showrunner, said that one of the survivors of the first season would be killed in the Season 2 premiere.
  • Jaime Paglia and Jill Blotevogel are replaced by Michael Gans and Richard Register as showrunners due to unexpected low ratings. Former co-showrunners were allegedly unable to fulfill to the Dimension TV standards. Although Jaime Paglia will be no longer involved with the series, Jill remained onboard as a consultant.[6]
  • Willa Fitzgerald, John Karna, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Carlson Young, Amadeus Serafini, Tracy Middendorf and Tom Maden all returned for this season as series regulars.[7]
  • On March 10th, 2016, MTV announced the new cast for the second season:
    • Kiana Ledé as Zoë Vaughn, an overachieving High School student who is returning to Lakewood after disappearing for the last year. While Zoë’s not challenging Noah’s smarts in the classroom, she is working hard to protect a mysterious secret she’s been hiding from her classmates.
    • Santiago Segura as Gustavo Acosta, he arrived in town with his father, Sheriff Miguel Acosta, who was brought to Lakewood after the death of Sheriff Hudson. ‘Stavo is a dark, brooding outsider, constantly observing everyone from the sidelines. Much like Noah, he is passionate about horror, serial killers, and comic books and happens to be a very skilled artist. Both him and Zoë will serve as series regulars.
    • Recurring cast includes:
    • Anthony Ruivivar who plays Sheriff Miguel Acosta, who grew up in Lakewood and has returned just in time for the new killing spree.
    • Austin Highsmith as Kristen Lang, a young, idealistic high school psychology teacher who becomes a confidant and mentor to her students.
    • Sean Grandillo portrays Eli Hudson, better known as Kieran’s (Amadeus Serafini) cousin. Despite his squeaky clean image, he might be hiding ulterior motives. His arrival in Lakewood brings along secrets of Kieran’s past that were buried long ago. Will Eli threaten the new life that Kieran has built here in Lakewood? Time will tell…
    • Karina Logue as Tina Hudson, who’s proper and polite but has a grifter’s sense of self-reliance.
    • Note: Some character descriptions were updated by MTV.
  • According to Film New Orleans, pre-production started on January 4th, 2016.[8]
  • Filming for the second season began on February 16th and concluded in early July 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana.[9]
  • On March 10th, 2016, MTV Scream's Twitter account posted a tweet revealing the release date as May 31th.
  • On April 8th, 2016, MTV uploaded a promo for the new season on their channel, which revealed that the season will air a day earlier than expected, on May 30.
  • On April 10th, 2016, MTV showed a new promo at the MTV Movie Awards.
  • On April 11th, 2016, MTV uploaded three new teasers on their YouTube channel.
  • On April 20th, 2016, Entertainment WEEKLY posted an article with four promotional pictures on their website.
  • On April 25, 2016, MTV revealed six new promotional posters.
  • On May 2nd, 2016, MTV revealed the official trailer for Season 2. In an online Q&A on the official Facebook page of the series with Bex Taylor-Klaus and John Karna, it was revealed the season would have 14 episodes this year.
  • On May 13th, 2016, MTV revealed the first 7 minutes of Season 2 during a Live-Stream with Tom Maden.
  • MTV released short clips from the Lakewood Six as a reference to Randy's videotape in Scream 3.
  • On May 17th, 2016, MTV released two new teasers, featuring John Karna's character, Noah Foster.
  • On May 18th, 2016, MTV released two new teasers, featuring Tom Maden's character, Jake Fitzgerald.
  • On May 19th, 2016, MTV released two new teasers, featuring Bex Taylor-Klaus's character, Audrey Jensen.
  • On May 20th, 2016, MTV released two new teasers, featuring Carlson Young's character, Brooke Maddox.
  • On May 21st, 2016, MTV released two new teasers, featuring Amadeus Serafini's character, Kieran Wilcox.
  • On May 22nd, 2016, MTV released two new teasers, featuring Willa Fitzgerald's character, Emma Duval.
  • On May 23rd, 2016, MTV posted a new clip of the premiere, featuring Bex Taylor-Klaus's character, Audrey Jensen.
  • On May 27th, 2016, MTV revealed a new video to introduce Zoë Vaughn, Gustavo Acosta and Eli Hudson.
  • On May 30th, 2016, MTV revealed a new official trailer for the season.
  • On September 30, 2016, Netflix added the second season of Scream in the USA.
  • On October 11th, 2016, MTV revealed the official Halloween Special Episode trailer.
  • On October 14th, 2016, MTV announced they were renewing the show for a third season, however, it was later reported that there would be a new cast and a new showrunner taking the helm.
  • This season marks the final season of the Lakewood six


Main Cast

Recurring Cast

Guest Cast


No. Title Directed by Written by Airdate Viewers (mill)
1 "I Know What You Did Last Summer" Brian Dannelly Michael Gans & Richard Register May 30, 2016 0.40
Welcome back Nearly 6 months after Piper's attack, Lakewood tries to heal and move on as Emma returns from a retreat. Audrey begins getting threatening calls from a creepy stalker. The Lakewood 6 soon looses a member when they meet a violent end.
2 Psycho Scott Speer Meredith Glynn June 6, 2016 0.50
LakewoodRun Emma makes progress in facing her fears, until someone from her past unexpectedly returns to town. Noah pursues an unsettling lead for his podcast.
3 Vacancy Jamie Travis Steve Yockey June 13, 2016 0.35
Hotelroomghost Emma's relationship with her father grows more complicated while Audrey's stalker raises the stakes with a bloody gift.
4 Happy Birthday to Me Daniel Stamm Brian Sieve June 20, 2016 0.27
Brooke Maddox covered in blood Brooke's worry over a friend's disappearance ends when a surprise party takes the Lakewood Six on an unexpected trip deep into their subconscious.
5 Dawn of the Dead Oz Scott Heath Corson June 28, 2016 0.45
Killerlockdown2 Another murder puts George Washington High into lockdown, and suspicions rise as Emma and her friends fear that their nightmares are coming true all over again.
6 Jeepers Creepers Evan Katz Anna Christopher July 5, 2016 0.45
Audrey hugs Noah Brooke takes action on unfinished business, Emma and Kieran struggle with trust issues, and Noah's investigations lands him and Audrey in peril.
7 Let The Right One In Rodman Flender Steve Yockey July 12, 2016 0.40
Tumblr oa6y68KRDG1v6e4pqo6 500 Eli takes Emma on a heated criminal adventure, Noah and Zoë's relationship intensifies, and the killer lures Brooke and Audrey into a deadly trap.
8 Village of the Damned Gil Kenan Meredith Glynn July 19, 2016 0.36
Tumblr oacjv9CrSb1v6e4pqo5 1280 The killer uses Lakewood's annual carnival to run Emma through a not-so-fun fun house, while Brooke lashes out at the entire town.
9 The Orphanage Leigh Janiak Brian Sieve July 26, 2016 0.35
Tumblr oamcuhYfse1v6e4pqo3 1280 Despite their feud, Emma and Audrey discover why the Killer is targeting them, and a long-missing body of evidence is finally found.
10 The Vanishing Kevin Kölsch & Dennis Widmyer Eoghan O'Donnell August 2, 2016 0.32
Emma, Audrey and Noah 2x10 2 Still feuding, Emma and Audrey are forced to team up as they get sent on a deadly scavenger hunt that could mean life or death for two of their friends.
11 Heavenly Creatures Jamie Travis Anna Christopher August 9, 2016 0.35
Heavenly Creatures Emma and Audrey After loosing his second girlfriend, Noah begins to end his obsession with all things dealing with murder. Emma and Audrey commit a fatal mistake.
12 When a Stranger Calls Patrick Lussier Eoghan O'Donnell August 16, 2016 0.34
Emma, Kieran and Ghostface? On the run and branded as Lakewood's most wanted, With the help of friends, Emma and Audrey face off against the killer and unmask Piper's final surprise.

Special Episodes

No. Title Directed by Written by Airdate Viewers (mill)
13 Halloween Oz Scott Jill E. Blotevogel, Jay Beattie & Dan Dworkin October 18, 2016 0.30
LK 4 and others 2x13 Eight months after Kieran’s arrest, Emma is struggling to focus on her future. Noah and Stavo have combined forces to create a best-selling graphic novel based on the Kieran Wilcox murders and Audrey is in a new relationship.
14 Halloween II Oz Scott Jill E. Blotevogel, Jay Beattie & Dan Dworkin October 18, 2016 0.30
Halloween Special 4 After realizing they are trapped, while her friend try to find ways off the island, Emma has a final showdown with a killer.

Body Count

Victims of the Second Lakewood Slasher Killing Spree

  • Jake Fitzgerald - sliced open with a scythe.
  • Eddie Hayes - Glass smashed on the head; stabbed with a cork screw.
  • Seth Branson - Right hand cut off; stabbed in the torso; body carbonized.
  • Haley Meyers - Stabbed eleven times repeatedly in the chest and abdomen.
  • Zoë Vaughn - Locked in a coffin and left to drown at Wren Lake.
  • Quinn Maddox - Impaled through the chest with a pitchfork; Bled out.
  • Deputy Stevens - Stabbed several times in the abdomen and back area.
  • Eli Hudson - Stabbed by Kieran Wilcox; shot several times, once by Emma Duval and thrice by Kieran Wilcox.

Victims of the Halloween Special


Behind the Scenes


Trailers, Promos, Teasers & Sneak Peeks


  1. Season renewal - MTV
  2. Surviving characters return - Season 2 spoilers
  3. Killer's partner focus - Season 2 spoilers
  4. Piper's partner, or partners? - Season 2 spoilers
  5. Piper is dead? - Season 2 spoilers
  6. Showrunner replacements - hollywoodreporter
  7. Return as series regulars - MTV /
  8. Pre-production initiation - Filmneworleans
  9. Film location - Filmneworleans

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