One of the most popular and ambitious shows on Paramount Plus is back for its second season.


Halo is based on the world-famous Xbox video game – a futuristic and action-packed shooter in which the last of the Spartans, John-117 (better known as Master Chief), takes on a sinister alien race known as the Covenant.

Orange is the New Black star Pablo Schreiber takes on the role in the live-action adaptation, with the supporting cast including Natascha McElhone (The Crown) as Dr Catherine Elizabeth Halsey and Bokeem Woodbine (Fargo) as Soren-066.

Although season 2 has received mixed reviews so far, the show is still likely to win over some fans, with a new showrunner at the helm and some dramatic storylines to come.

In an interview with, Schreiber teased a "tragic event" that occurs at the midway point of this latest run, which is "gonna take a lot to recover from".

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If you're eager to give the streaming series a try, read on for everything you need to know on how to watch Halo season 2 in the UK.

How to watch the Halo TV series in the UK

The Halo TV series is available to watch exclusively on Paramount Plus in the UK – and there are various different ways of getting it.

One of the easiest ways to watch is through Prime Video, where existing customers can sign up to a seven-day free trial of Paramount Plus.

Get a seven day free Paramount Plus trial at Amazon Prime Video

Paramount Plus is also available to Sky TV customers through the Sky Cinema subscription. If you already have a Sky Cinema subscription, you'll be able to watch Paramount Plus at no extra cost.

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A Halo live-action series is coming to Paramount Plus
Halo live-action series can be watched on Paramount Plus. Paramount+

When will Halo drop on Paramount Plus?

Halo season 1 is available to watch in full, right now on Paramount Plus.

Halo season 2 kicked off with a double-bill launch on Thursday 8th February and will follow a weekly release schedule, concluding with its eighth episode on 21st March.

How many episodes of the Halo TV series are there?

The first season of Halo consisted of nine episodes, which are available to stream now.

Season 2 will be slightly shorter and will consist of eight episodes.

Halo season 2 will start on Paramount Plus on Thursday 8th February. Check out more of our Sci-Fi coverage or visit our TV Guide and Streaming Guide to find out what's on.


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