The Peripheral cancelled

The Peripheral cancelled as writers’ strike begins to bite

Prime Video has cancelled The Peripheral as the writers’ strike claims more victims Deadline reports cancellation of The Peripheral as Prime Video takes stock of the damage the writers’ strike is doing to it’s portfolio. Despite positive reviews, it seems second season shows are vulnerable to lengthy delays and the article suggests there are many more such … >

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Star Trek: Prodigy

Star Trek: Prodigy loses its home at Paramount+

The Protorstar’s mission is imperilled, but there’s still hope for the show’s second season.  As the Paramount+ streaming service prepares to fully integrate with Showtime, news has broken that a number of its shows are being cancelled. I guess we all knew that the streaming bubble was unsustainable and would burst at some point. In … >

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Life on Mars promo shot with Phillip Glenister, John Simm and Liz White

Life on Mars – sequel series Lazarus has been scrapped

Lazarus would have reunited Gene Hunt and Sam Tyler, but it hit insurmountable financial hurdles.  A proposed follow-on series to the BBC’s terrific Life on Mars have been in the works for a number of years. The original show burst onto our screens in 2006, mysteriously transporting the modern day police officer Sam Tyler (John … >

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Lockwood & Co cancelled — Shadow and Bone next?

Lockwood & Co cancelled — will Shadow and Bone be next?

There was bad news this week as Netflix cancelled Lockwood & Co — could Shadow and Bone be next We were disappointed but not surprised when we learned (via Variety) of the cancellation of Lockwood & Co. Bottom line it was a decent show, fans liked it but there weren’t enough. In these more constrained and competitive times Netflix is … >

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HBO calls time on The Time Traveler’s Wife after just one season

Steven Moffat’s television adaptation of The Time Traveler’s Wife isn’t getting a second run.  Much anticipated by fans of the Audrey Niffenegger’s bestseller, as well as those of former Doctor Who exec Steven Moffat, the television adaptation of The Time Traveler’s Wife landed this May. With Games of Thrones’ Rose Leslie and Theo James in … >

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Y: The Last Man – hopes of a second series dashed

Showrunner Eliza Clark tells fans “it doesn’t look like it’s going to happen”  Ever since the news last October that Y: The Last Man is not getting a second series with FX and Hulu, fingers have been crossed. Unfortunately, it appears that attempts to find the show a home at another network have been in … >

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Y: The Last Man fails to get a second series (updated)

FX and Hulu drop the show, but its showrunner is looking for a new home. Y: The Last Man‘s showrunner, Eliza Clark, has announced that FX and Hulu will “not be moving forward” with a second series of the show. Despite the first run still airing, it appears the network have already decided a recommission … >

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Cursed — Arthurian series cancelled after a single season

Arthurian re-interpretation Cursed is reported as cancelled by Netflix after a single season EW is reporting the cancellation of Cursed with no reasons given. Released last summer, this was a big budget Lady of the Lake show, based on the Frank Miller / Tom Wheeler graphic novel. It starred Katherine Langford as Nimue, before becoming the Lady of the … >

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Lovecraft Country – HBO passes on Season 2

The network have failed to commit to a second run for the 1950s set horror show According to Deadline, HBO have chosen not to greenlight a second series of Lovecraft Country, despite the enthusiastic reception and impressive ratings received by the first. The show, with its blend of fictional period drama, real historical figures and … >

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