Date cancelled: August 2019
Starring Brit Marling in the titular role, The OA was canceled by Netflix after two seasons. When deciding on the fate of a TV series, the streaming service adheres to the so-called “viewership versus cost” formula.
According to TheWrap, an insider with “knowledge of Netflix’s decision to cancel The OA confirmed that the mystery drama fell on the wrong side of the equation. The source said that while the show was “a big creative swing” that the streamer was “proud to take,” it just wasn’t paying off.