Netflix Boss Wants to Cancel More TV Series
It’s admittedly rare of Netflix to pull the plug on original series after one season, but with recent cuts like The Get Down (and potentially Sense8), the safety … well, net might finally have holes. According to a new interview with Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, the streaming service might be getting a bit more strict with its renewals.
Will Arnett's Netflix 'Flaked' Near Reduced Season 2 Order
Double or nothing, Netflix has given rise to more than a few high-profile flops, perhaps most recently Arrested Development and BoJack Horseman star Will Arnett’s sobriety drama Flaked. Despite its deeply personal nature, the project earned many a critical shrug, but now eyes a Season 2 renewal with a shortened order.
Will Arnett Needs Help in New Netflix 'Flaked' Trailer
As if BoJack Horseman and Arrested Development weren’t enough, Will Arnett is adding a third Netflix series to his stable, this time playing … someone kind of self-centered, and broken in California. Huh. Well, take a first look at Flaked, as Arnett goes dramatic in a new series executive produced by Arrested creator Mitch Hurwitz.
Netflix Sets Premiere for ‘The Get Down,‘ More Original Series
Ahead of today’s TCA ’16 panel, Netflix has unveiled a slew of release dates for new original series, including Baz Luhrmann’s musical The Get Down, the Winona Ryder thriller Stranger Things, and shows from Will Arnett, Ashton Kutcher and the service’s first French-language series, starring Gerard Depardieu. These shows join established series Orange Is the New Black, Jessica Jones, Grace and Frankie and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, with Netflix also announcing returning dates for those favorites.
Netflix Orders Will Arnett Guru Comedy 'Flaked' For 2016
We don’t yet know when Netflix will dust off ‘Arrested Development’ for another season (despite what certain stars might say), but Will Arnett certainly isn’t hurting for work at the streaming service. Following the success of ‘BoJack Horseman,’ Netflix has officially ordered Will Arnett’s new guru comedy ‘Flaked’ for a full season in 2016.