The Punisher and Jessica Jones are among shows that won’t be continuing on Netflix (Picture: Netflix)Netflix is set to lose some of its most popular shows in the coming months after the axe fell on several of its original series.
The streaming service has given the boot to several Marvel titles since January – but those aren’t the only ones you won’t be seeing again.
The good news is of course that many of its big shows including Stranger Things and The Umbrella Academy are set to continue – but what of those we won’t be seeing again?
Here are the ones that won’t be returning, or will be ending before the end of 2019…
Jessica Jones and The Punisher
These two have bitten the dust as part of Netflix axing all Marvel shows from its streaming service, effectively bringing their six-year partnership to an end.
Following the cancellation of Luke Cage, Iron Fist and Daredevil they announced that Jessica Jones will end after its next series, while The Punisher won’t be returning at all.
The latter decision incurred the wrath of many – including celebrity fans such as Eminem.
The Punisher’s star Jon Bernthal also paid tribute to the show’s ending in a touching Instagram post dedicated to his character, vigilante Frank Castle.
However Marvel has hinted in an open letter that the shows could continue, with some speculating that they could move to Disney’s new streaming service Disney +, as Marvel is now owned by the production company.
Friends From College
(Picture: Netflix)This ensemble comedy about a group of former Harvard buddies reunited in their 40s – which starred Keegan Michael-Key and Cobie Smulders – is bidding farewell after two seasons, with the news confirmed by its co-creator Nicholas Stoller last month.
Speaking on 19 February, he tweeted: ‘Friends from College will not be returning for a third season. Thanks to everyone who watched it. Happy Presidents Day!’
Netflix added: ‘Friends From College will not return for a third season. We’re grateful to creators Nick Stoller and Francesca Delbanco for creating a wise, funny and supremely relatable show.
‘We also want to thank the hard-working crew, and we raise a glass to the amazingly talented cast including Keegan-Michael Key, Fred Savage, Cobie Smulders, Nat Faxon, Annie Parisse, Jae Suh Park and Billy Eichner.’
George RR Martin’s Nightflyers
This adaptation of Martin’s 1980 novella – which was a co-production between Syfy and Netflix – lasted just one season, with Netflix pulling the plug in the wake of low ratings. According to The Hollywood Reporter just 420,000 people watched the season one finale in the US.
The show, which featured a cast including Boardwalk Empire’s Gretchen Mol, as well as -Jodie Turner-Smith, Maya Eshet, Eoin Macken, Sam Strike, David Ajala, Miranda Raison and Angus Sampson – is reportedly one of the most expensive series ever produced by Syfy.
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