How many episodes of The Circle Season 6 will be there? Full schedule explored

Lauren from The Circle season 6 (Image via Tudum by Netflix)
Lauren from The Circle season 6 (Image via Tudum by Netflix)

The upcoming season of the popular Netflix series The Circle is anticipated to be filled with surprises, new faces, and unexpected twists. This time, one of the participants in the show will be an open-source AI chatbot, Max, pretending to be human. With a total of 13 episodes, this season is expected to keep viewers on edge of their seats with drama and strategic gameplay.

Following a dynamic release strategy, all 13 episodes of season 6 have been distributed in four batches, set to debut weekly. The premiere episode, along with episodes 2, 3, and 4, have already released on April 17, 2024. Here's the breakdown of the complete release schedule for the Netflix competition series:

  • Week 1, Wednesday, April 17: Episodes 1-4
  • Week 2, Wednesday, April 24: Episodes 5-8
  • Week 3, Wednesday, May 1: Episodes 9-12
  • Week 4, Wednesday, May 8: Finale Episode

Throughout the season, viewers will witness all contestants trying to spot catfish in the game while securing their position for the cash prize of $100,000 and becoming the top influencer. As per the official show description, The Circle is described as—

"Status and strategy collide in this social experiment and competition show where online players flirt, befriend, and catfish their way toward $100,000."

The Circle's thirteen-episode schedule explored

Apart from the AI twist in the game, this time all 13 episodes for season 6 have been filmed in Atlanta, Georgia. The previous seasons were filmed in Northern England, and viewers will also get a tour of new apartments.

Released Episodes

The Circle season 6 exclusively premiered on Netflix at 3:01 a.m. ET/12:01 a.m. PT on Wednesday, April 17, 2024. Following the premiere episode airing, up until now, a total of four episodes of season 6 have been released. Here are the episode titles with the description below:

Released Episodes Episode TitleEpisode Description
Episode 1New City Who Dis?First impressions are everything in Atlanta as players join The Circle, fire up the chat, and find allies. But suspicions swirl when ratings are revealed.
Episode 2Bro CodeWith two new players in the group, one takes catfishing to another level. Bold personalities show initiative and form alliances to improve their ratings.
Episode 3I'm Only Human... Or Am I?Mistrust breeds as the players absorb a recent revelation. After the group cracks jokes, a critical thinking test raises more questions than answers.
Episode 4Spot The BotThe presence of an AI bot puts the players on high alert as they share personal photos, open up private chats and plant seeds of doubt among the group.

The upcoming episodes will drop in weekly batches every Wednesday at 3:01 a.m. ET from April 24, 2024, onwards, heading towards the season finale on May 8, 2024. Each episode will be one hour long.

The Circle season 6 has introduced 10 new contestants to fans, which include:

  • 31-year-old Kyle from Miami (who is entering the game with his furry friend Deuce)
  • 29-year-old Cassie from Kentucky
  • 34-year-old Brandon from Ohio
  • 26-year-old Quori-Tyler from Los Angeles
  • 26-year-old Lauren from Philadelphia
  • 37-year-old Caress from Dallas
  • 29-year-old Myles from Los Angeles
  • 35-year-old Steffi from Redondo Beach, California
  • 21-year-old Autumn from Tennessee
  • 24-year-old Jordan from Austin.

Where to Watch

To watch the new season of The Circle, subscribe to the streaming platform Netflix. Netflix offers its users multiple affordable plans, including the standard with ads, the standard, and the premium. Despite not having a free trial, they give users the option to upgrade, downgrade, or cancel their membership anytime.

Netflix's premium package allows users to stream their favorite shows with (4K Ultra HD) + HDR resolution, alongside spatial audio and the option to stream on more than three devices. The other two packages include good sound quality with resolutions of 720p and 1080p, respectively.

They offer three packages: Standard with ads costs $6.99 per month, Standard is for $15.49 per month and Premium is charged at $22.99 per month.

What to Expect

Hosted by Michelle Butea, The Circle is expected to challenge each contestant to use specific strategies to stay on top of the game. In the upcoming episodes, viewers can anticipate more of the AI bot. Max is described as an empathetic, mature, and experienced individual.

The "26-year-old veterinary intern" is well aware of the show format and is ready to outsmart human players. The interesting twist is that Max will form genuine connections in the game without the help of crew members or show producers. The show fans will see whether the 10 players will be able to spot catfish after each challenge or not.

Interested viewers can stream The Circle season 6 exclusively on Netflix.

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Edited by Shubham Soni
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