Netflix announces cancellation of five popular shows

Netflix announces cancellation of five popular shows

Fans are sharing how they feel - and it's not good...

Netflix on Tuesday said that its number of subscribers hit a record high of 232.5 million in the first quarter of the year and that its nascent ad-supported tier is faring well.
Netflix and YouTube are "neck and neck" leaders when it comes to digital video audience attention, according to Insider Intelligence. Image: AaronP/Bauer-Griffin

The streaming giant has been known to get it right, with series like 'Squid Game' and 'Bridgerton' becoming instant hits.

But sometimes they get it wrong.

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It's become a theme that Netflix will start a show, put their money behind it, get fans hooked, and then pull the plug on the show, leaving fans with a series that has no proper ending.

And no hope of receiving a satisfactory conclusion to the story in the future.

This has led to some heated discussions on the internet with the hopes of streaming services "learning from their mistakes", but alas, Netflix has done it again.

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Apparently, companies are trying to take stock of their commitments and projects after leaders of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists called an end to the longest-ever film and television actors strike.

Three of the shows that have been cancelled are adult comedies.

'Agent Elvis' sees the legendary singer become a spy and features the voices of Priscilla Presley herself and Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey. The series scored a 6,9/10 on IMDb.

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'Sex and the City' star Kim Cattrall's new show 'Glamourous' has also been axed, but there is one show whose end has caused major outrage.

Leigh Bardugo is the author of a book trilogy called 'Shadow and Bone' and took to Instagram to share the news that the series of the same name will not be renewed for a third season, and its spin-off, 'Six of Crows', has also been scrapped:

Fans of the books and the show have expressed their severe disappointment on social media:

Fans are desperately petitioning the cancellation and hoping for another production company to save their stories, and while it might seem impossible right now, it's happened for other series before.

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