The Righteous Gemstones to return in January

Comedy smash-hit is back The Righteous Gemstones for a second season, with a double episode premiere in January on Foxtel.

Created, written and executive produced by Danny McBride (Vice Principals, Eastbound & Down), the nine-episode season will premiere new episodes weekly, available On Demand on Foxtel.

The Righteous Gemstones tells the story of a world-famous televangelist family with a long tradition of deviance, greed and charitable work. Season two finds our blessed Gemstone family threatened by outsiders from both the past and present who wish to destroy their empire.

The series stars Danny McBride as Jesse Gemstone, Adam Devine (Pitch Perfect) as Kelvin Gemstone, Edi Patterson (Vice Principals) as Judy Gemstone, John Goodman (Treme, The Connors) as Eli Gemstone, Cassidy Freeman (Longmire) as Amber Gemstone, Tony Cavalero (School of Rock) as Keefe Chambers, Tim Baltz (Drunk History) as BJ, Skyler Gisondo (Booksmart, Vacation) as Gideon Gemstone and Greg Alan Williams (Greenleaf) as Martin Imari.

Returning ensemble cast includes Walton Goggins (Vice Principals, The Hateful Eight), Jennifer Nettles (Go-Big Show), Jody Hill (Eastbound & Down), Valyn Hall (The Internship), Kelton DuMont (Logan), and Gavin Munn (Raising Dion), with new additions to the series Jason Schwartzman (Fargo), Eric Roberts (Suits), Eric Andre (Bad Trip) and Jessica Lowe (Miracle Workers).

Season 2 of The Righteous Gemstones is created and written by Danny McBride; directed and executive produced by Danny McBride, Jody Hill and David Gordon Green; executive produced by John Carcieri, Jeff Fradley and Brandon James; co-executive produced by Jonathan Watson; produced by David Brightbill; consulting produced by Grant Dekernion, Kevin Barnett, Edi Patterson and Chris Pappas.

THE RIGHTEOUS GEMSTONES – Double episode premiere Monday, 10 January at 2pm AEDT On Demand on FOXTEL