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Netflix Cancels 'Insatiable'





It is being reported that Netflix has cancelled Insatiable after two seasons. Coming four months after the dark comedy's sophomore run, the news is not a complete surprise.
The series was not well-received critically and had its share of controversy around its subject matter, with many accusing it of "fat shaming". There was even a petition on change.org ahead of its release to cancel the series, with it collecting over 235,000 signatures.
Insatiable stars Debby Ryan as Patty, a young woman who has spent a good portion of her life being bullied and ignored due to her looks. But now having transformed herself, Patty is looking for revenge against anyone who has ever pushed her around.

(5 days ago)
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Lucifer Twist: Netflix Wants to Keep the Show Going Beyond 'Final' Season 5


How’s this for a devil of a twist: Netflix is not ready to part ways with Lucifer.
TVLine has learned exclusively that Netflix is in talks with Warner Bros. Television to extend the hellacious drama’s lifespan beyond the previously announced (and forthcoming) fifth and “final” season. Netflix and Warner Bros. have yet to comment on the Season 6 buzz.

(7 days ago)
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'Bosch' Renewed For Final Seventh Season


Amazon announced today that Bosch has been picked up for a seventh and final season. The news comes well ahead of the detective drama's sixth season, which should arrive this spring but has yet to set a premiere date.
The veteran series has had a long and successful run for the online giant's streaming service, ranking as one of its longest-running and best-received originals.
Based on Michael Connelly's best-selling series of books, the show follows Harry Bosch, a police detective who is navigating tough situations in both his personal and professional life after being implicated in the killing of a serial murder suspect.
With Season 6 premiering this year, the seventh and final season of Bosch is on track for 2021.

(7 days ago)
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HBO Renews 'Avenue 5'


HBO announced today that Avenue 5 has been picked up for a second season. The good news comes less than a month after the space comedy debuted its freshman run, which has so far been garnering a generally positive critical reception.
Set 40 years in the future, the series follows a luxury space cruise ship during a time when space tourism is all the rage. Captain Ryan Clark, played by Hugh Laurie, and his crew must work to deal with disgruntled passengers, unexpected events, and each other, after experiencing technical difficulties onboard.
Look for Season 2 of Avenue 5 in 2021.

(7 days ago)
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Epix Renews 'Godfather Of Harlem'




Epix announced today that Godfather of Harlem will be coming back for a second season. The good news comes two months after the crime drama concluded its freshman run, which performed well for the network and garnered high critical praise.
Inspired by infamous New York crime boss Bumpy Johnson, the series takes place in the 1960s with Bumpy, played by Forest Whitaker, returning home after a decade in prison to find his old neighborhood in shambles. With an Italian crime family now running the streets, Bumpy must take on the mob in order to regain control of his stomping grounds. During all this he forms an alliance with radical preacher Malcolm X, whose political rise is caught between social upheaval and a disruptive gang war.
Epix has ordered 10 episodes for Season 2 of Godfather of Harlem, matching the length of Season 1. Look for a premiere later this year.

(8 days ago)
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'Superstore' Renewed For Season 6




NBC announced today that Superstore has been picked up for a sixth season. Currently in the midst of Season 5, the workplace comedy has maintained its status as one of the network's top-performing comedies.
Superstore follows the antics of a diverse group of employees at a big-box mega store. Since its premiere as a mid-season entry in 2015, the series has proven itself to have staying power, thanks to its sharp writing and witty humor that have resonated with audiences and critics alike.
The show is approaching the 100-episode milestone, which it will hit with its Season 6 premiere, which should be in late September or early October.

(8 days ago)
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'Sex Education' Renewed For Season 3



Netflix announced today that Sex Education has been renewed for a third season. The good news comes less than a month after the dramedy's sophomore release, which has once again been garnering strong praise from critics and viewers alike.
The series stars Asa Butterfield as Otis Thompson, an inexperienced high school kid who channels his sex therapist mother, played by Gillian Anderson, when he teams up with a smart and rebellious classmate to start an underground sex therapy clinic at their school.
Look for Season 3 of Sex Education in early 2021.

(9 days ago)
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'The Good Doctor' Renewed For Season 4



ABC announced today that The Good Doctor has been picked up for a fourth season. The medical drama has been continuing its strong performance in Season 3, ranking as one of the network's most-watched and highest-rated series. A Monday night staple, the show regularly bests its competition week in and week out.
The Good Doctor stars Freddie Highmore as Dr. Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome who leaves his quiet country life behind to join the surgical unit at a renowned hospital in San Jose, California. Alone in his new surroundings and not able to form a personal connection with his peers, Dr. Murphy puts his extraordinary medical gifts to use in order to save lives and challenge his skeptical colleagues.
Look for Season 4 of The Good Doctor to premiere in the fall as part of ABC's 2020-2021 schedule.

(9 days ago)
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'If Loving You Is Wrong' Ending With Season 5




OWN announced today that Tyler Perry's If Loving You Is Wrong will be concluding its run after its upcoming fifth season. The news comes just over a month ahead of its now-final season premiere, which airs March 10.
The primetime soap opera has been on the air since 2014 and has tallied a total of 90 episodes to-date. After Season 1's whopping count of 42 episodes, each season of the show has been shorter than the last, with Season 4 consisting of just eight. Season 5 will be bucking that trend, however, with 20 episodes on-order to finish off the story.
If Loving You Is Wrong follows a group of husbands, wives, and friends who live in the same middle-class neighborhood. While on the surface they are typical folks who go to work, raise their children, and care about their loved ones, behind the perfect appearance lies scandal, heartbreak, and deceit that threaten to destroy everything.

(2 weeks ago)
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'The Crown' To End With Season 5




Netflix has confirmed that The Crown will be ending its story after its fifth season. The unexpected news arrives less than two months following the release of Season 3. While fans will still get two more seasons of the British royalty drama, the targeted conclusion does come earlier than originally expected.
Nothing was officially set in stone, but creator Peter Morgan had previously stated that he envisioned the series lasting for six seasons. With today's announcement, Morgan noted that working on the storyline for Season 5 gave him clarity that "this is the perfect time and place to stop".
The Crown takes an inside look at the early reign of Queen Elizabeth II, who at the age of 25 ascended the throne after the death of King George VI. From the 1940s to modern times, the biographical drama follows the romances, rivalries, and personal intrigues that occurred throughout the decades, helping shape the later years of the 20th century.

(2 weeks ago)
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