Billy the Kid season 2: next episode, trailer, cast and everything we know about the TV show

 Tom Blyth in Billy the Kid.
Tom Blyth in Billy the Kid.

The western is still going strong on TV, with Billy the Kid season 2 one that fans of the genre can watch as part of the 2023 fall TV slate.

Whether it be neo-westerns like Yellowstone, Walker or Joe Pickett or more traditional genre fare like 1883 and 1923, viewers have enjoyed saddling up and getting a taste of the classic genre. Billy the Kid falls under the more traditional western, as it offers its portrait of one of the most famous outlaws of the 19th century.

We've got just about everything you need to know about Billy the Kid season 2 right here.

When is the next Billy the Kid season 2 episode?

Billy the Kid's next episode is going to air on Sunday, June 16, on MGM Plus.

In order to watch, you'll need a subscription to the MGM Plus streaming service, which is available as a standalone platform or as an add-on channel on Prime Video.

Billy the Kid season 2 plot

As a quick history lesson, Billy the Kid was a young outlaw in the American southwest and northern Mexico. He is remembered as one of the deadliest outlaws of the old west, despite dying at the age of 21.

MGM Plus' Billy the Kid retells the outlaw's story, with season 2 set to recount his involvement in a bloody fight between two organizations.

Here is the official synopsis for Billy the Kid season 2:

"The epic romantic adventure inspired by the life of America's most infamous outlaw continues in season 2, as Billy and his allies square off against his oldest friend Jesse Evans and the corrupt powers of the Santa Fe Ring. When shots are fired, the conflict erupts into the bloody Lincoln County War. Amidst the fighting, Billy will struggle to hang onto his soul — and to the love of his life."

Billy the Kid season 2 episodes

Here are the synopses for the Billy the Kid season 2 episodes that have been released so far:

Billy the Kid season 2 episode 1, "The Road to Hell"
"The Lincoln County War is on the verge of kicking off in a big way; Billy has joined Englishman John Tunstall in his commercial battle with Major Murphy and the House, but even bigger players lurk in the background and the stakes are high."

Billy the Kid season 2 episode 2, "Sickness"
"The war has started, but John Tunstall is hospitalised due to a smallpox outbreak."

Billy the Kid season 2 episode 3, "The Agony"
"Billy and the Regulators hear news that John Tunstall's ranch is going to be raided."

Billy the Kid season 2 episode 4, "The Day of the Dead"
"The Regulators have been on the defensive since the start of war, but Billy draws up a plan which could bring the war to an end."

Billy the Kid season 2 episode 5, "A Debt Collected"
"The del Toboscos fail to repay their debt, leading to an ambush by the 7 Rivers Gang; Billy vows that he and the Regulators will take over Lincoln and clear out the thugs."

Billy the Kid season 2 episode 6, "The Plea"
"Billy and the Regulators turn McSween's house into their HQ, and are supported by the Mexicans; a confrontation with the 7 Rivers Gang leads to a fusillade of bullets."

Billy the Kid season 2 cast

Playing Billy the Kid is Tom Blyth. The young actor's most notable previous credits include a role in the movie Benediction and a one-episode role on HBO's The Gilded Age season 1. However, he is likely to become a lot more known to audiences with his role in The Hunger Games prequel, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, playing a young Coriolanus Snow.

Starring opposite Blyth in the other main role of the series is Daniel Webber as Jesse Evans. Webber's previous credits include 11.22.63, The Punisher and Escape from Pretoria.

Additional cast members include Eileen O'Higgins (Mary Queen of Scots) as Kathleen McCarty, Sean Owen Roberts (Brand New Cherry Flavor) as Bob Olinger, Dakota Daulby (Mayans M.C.) as John Beckwith, Ryan Kennedy (For All Mankind) as Ash Upson and Ian Tracey (Virgin River) as Frank Baker.

Billy the Kid season 2 trailer

The official trailer for Bill the Kid season 2 part 2 is here. Give it a watch below: