Netflix Has Canceled Eight Series From Women Creators in 2019 (So Far)

Netflix Has Canceled Eight Series From Women Creators in 2019 (So Far)
Earlier this year, reports surfaced that streaming services are more likely than traditional networks to cancel original series after two or three seasons. Be it rising production costs due to front-loaded deals or decreased ease of accessibility for new audiences looking to start watching, the theory has proven out this year, with Netflix canceling a slew of short-run shows. But that seemingly impartial policy seems to affect a disproportionate number of women creators.

So far this year, Netflix has canceled eight shows created or co-created by women: “Friends From College,” “One Day at a Time,” “Chambers,” “Marvel’s Jessica Jones,” “Orange Is the New Black,” “Tuca & Bertie,” “Trinkets,” and “The Oa,” the last of which was announced Monday morning. In addition, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” wrapped this year, but its ending was announced in 2018, and an additional movie is planned. All of these were either co-created or solely created by women,
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