Netflix dropped the first episodes of their new season of “The Circle” Wednesday, and to our delight, the reality television show is still featuring a lot of beautiful shots of Milwaukee.
“The Circle” first caught our attention in 2020 when we noticed the show was featuring our skyline. We learned that the show’s creators hired a Midwestern videographer to shoot its cut scenes. That’s why throughout the introduction and transition scenes, you’ll see a lot of Milwaukee landmarks, like the Coakley Brothers water tower in Walker’s Point, the lakefront, the Milwaukee River and more.
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Here at MilMag, we loved the first season of “The Circle.” At first, it was just because we enjoyed seeing our city on TV, but eventually because the show – like many reality TV series – is pretty addicting. Plus, the first season was very good. The cast was endearing, and it was genuinely entertaining to watch them form bonds without meeting face-to-face.
In fact, we even recommended it as a top quarantine show when Safer at Home first started. We thought reality TV about a group of people who have chosen to self-isolate and socialize solely through social media might have some positive life lessons to teach us.
Netflix is dropping four episodes at a time of the new season every Wednesday. So far we’re only seeing Milwaukee glamor shots, and no local contestants, but they add new players each week so that could change.