Netflix cancels recent drama series after one season

Always with their finger on the pulse, Netflix has apparently given the ax to one of their recent dramatic TV shows At the edge of and never announced it. As TV Line noticed, the creator of the series and star Julie Delpy confirmed the news in an Instagram post after a curious fan asked about the state of the drama. “Canceled”, the Before Dawn The actress replied, “but they forgot to announce that it was canceled.” Fans flock to the replies to express their frustration with Netflix’s decision, not only for the cancellation, but also for the fact that the streaming service never even made an announcement to fans about it.

At the edge of It premiered the first and now final season of the twelve episodes in September 2021. Delpy not only created and starred in the series, but also contributed to the writing of all twelve episodes and directed five of them. The series also stars Elisabeth Shue, Sarah Jones, Alexia Landeau, Mathieu Demy, Troy Garity, Timm Sharp and Giovanni Ribisi. A summary of the previously released series described it as follows: “Four women, a chef, an unmarried mom, an heir and a job seeker, dig for love and work, with a generous side of the middle-aged crises in Los Angeles before from the pandemic. ”

At the time of its release, the series had a rating of only 60% on Rotten Tomatoes with an average rating of 5.9 out of 10. The positive reviews for the series were reflected in the middle-aged women of the series’ protagonists, while also emphasizing humor. , while the negative reviews noted how the focus of the series on the “extremely privileged” was to her detriment and almost looked like something designed in a meeting room.

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A reflection of the series’ poor ratings could have previously been noted in Netflix’s weekly debuts. Following calls for further transparency last year, Netflix began posting weekly summaries of the platform’s most popular movies and TV shows, revealing the minutes of each week’s broadcast on Netflix. At the time, On the Verge failed to get into the top 10 TV shows anywhere, with data for the daily Top 10 TV shows showing a # 8 debut and a # 5 peak after almost a week in service. After 12 days on Netflix, the show is no longer in the daily Top 10. There is perhaps one important factor that can be attributed to the lack of interest in the show at the time of its debut, it managed to reach Netflix just before the release of the global Squid Game.

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