A representative of Netflix called First KillFelicia D. Henderson, showrunner, to tell Felicia the bad news over the telephone Her Netflix series of 8 episodes includes eight episodes, a teen vampire drama that seemed from the outside to have attracted a hardcore fanbase, wouldn’t be getting a second season.
The series has not cracked the Netflix Top 10 global charts — quite a feat right out of the gate — the rep from the streamer went on to explain that the reason for the cancellation, per our sister publication WrapThe answer was that “the completion rate wasn’t high enough.”
This news caused a commotion among fans, as we mentioned in an earlier post. Twitter was rife with #CancelNetflix fury. Fans of First KillIt was juxtaposed with its cancellation Like a garbage film All YearNot one, but two sequels to the streamer.
Netflix’s cancellation policies can sometimes seem more arbitrary and merciless than they used to be. Fans of the First KillNetflix series was, however, a very cruel twist of the knife for those who saw the streamer’s announcement of the cancellation.
That’s because, on Thursday, the streamer revealed that it’s got another cringe-y dating show on the way. Dating and Relationships, coming in September, is another in a line of dating-show-with-a-twist Netflix series that already litter the streamer’s bulging library of content.
We’ve gotten Netflix dating shows like, for example, the one where participants go on blind dates, dressed in masks. There are shows where people propose sight unseen to one another. Now?
This Netflix series features young women and men who are brought together in a large French villa. Where they’re free to date each other — under the watchful eye, that is, of each participant’s sibling. You heard that right, everyone’s siblings are also on hand here. And they’reAlso, they are trying to meet other people.
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Here’s how the streamer describes this new Netflix series (coming September 2). “Imagine having to think about your sibling dating — how they flirt, how they treat their partners, and what their signature moves are. In this brand-new reality dating series, pairs of siblings will be seeing each other’s love life up close and personal as they search for “the one” together.
“Having the person who knows you better than anyone should help you navigate the tricky world of dating. But will they act as the ultimate wingman and help you find love? Or scupper your plans and call you out on all your bullsh*t? Either way, it might just be Awkward. As. Hell.”
As a reminder, Netflix is also limiting password-sharing. While launching trashy Netflix series, they are also preparing to launch an ad-supported subscription plan. Dating and Relationships. You can also cancel fan favorite cancellations like First Kill.
Maybe Netflix’s next dating show could star irritated streaming fans who are looking for love.