Disney+ orders Welcome to Wrexham Season 3
November 14, 2023
Disney+ has announced that the Emmy-nominated hit docuseries, FX’s “Welcome to Wrexham,” has received an order for a third season that will premiere in spring 2024 on Disney+ in the UK and Ireland.
News of the new season comes as “Welcome to Wrexham” gets set to conclude its second season on November 15th exclusively on Disney+. In episode 15, “Up the Town?” Wrexham faces either promotion or the dreaded playoff.
“Welcome to Wrexham” chronicles Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds’ efforts to return Wrexham AFC, one of the oldest and most storied football teams in history, to glory. Season 1 is currently nominated for six Emmy® Awards, including Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program.
“The wild global success of ‘Welcome to Wrexham’ is a testament to the courage and vision of Rob and Ryan, the dogged spirit of the Red Dragons, and the hope and devotion of the people of Wrexham,” said Nick Grad, President, FX Entertainment. “It’s a story that has only begun to be told and one that everyone can continue to follow along with in the third season. Our thanks to the creative team who captured these thrilling moments and everyone who achieved what seemed impossible only a short time ago.”
In 2020, Rob and Ryan teamed up to purchase the 5th tier Red Dragons in the hopes of turning the club into an underdog story the whole world could root for. The world took notice and change is afoot. After a painful elimination in the playoffs, season two continues to track the club as they fight for promotion out of the National League and return to the English Football League. Dedicated staff and supporters hold on to the dream of returning the team and town to glory while bracing for the new-found challenges that fame has brought to their small community.
From Hollywood to Wales, from the pitch to the locker room, the front office to the pub, “Welcome to Wrexham” follows Rob and Ryan’s stewardship and the inextricably connected fates of a team and a town in the midst of history in the making.
In Season 2, Rob McElhenney (“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”) and Ryan Reynolds (“Deadpool”) navigate running the 3rd oldest professional football club in the world. “Welcome to Wrexham” is a docuseries tracking the dreams and worries of Wrexham, a working-class town in North Wales, UK, as two Hollywood stars guide the future of the town’s historic football club.
“Welcome to Wrexham” is executive produced by McElhenney, Reynolds, Josh Drisko, Bryan Rowland, Jeff Luini, Nick Frenkel, George Dewey and Boardwalk Pictures’ Andrew Fried, Dane Lillegard, Sarina Roma and Jordan Wynn. “Welcome to Wrexham” is produced by More Better Productions, Maximum Effort Productions, 3 Arts Entertainment and Boardwalk Pictures.