Netflix continues its recent trend of cancellations by officially announcing that the Steve Carrell-led comedy series is canceling space forces will not continue. The workplace comedy originally premiered in May 2020, with a second season releasing in February 2022. On Friday, April 29, Deadline announced that Netflix would not continue space forces Season 3.
Created by Greg Daniels and Steve Carrell, the comedy show struggled to break through despite its premise. Besides Carrell, the series had a great cast of stars like John Malkovich, Ben Schwartz, Diana Silvers, Tawny Newsome, Jimmy O. Yang and Don Lake. But none of the seasons have ever been loved by critics or even fans.
Why was Space Force discontinued by Netflix?
Unlike some other shows Netflix has canceled, space forces likely won’t spawn passionate fan campaigns to save the series. Season 2 struggled to find the kind of viewership Netflix expects from its shows.
According to Deadline, the second season only briefly appeared at #8 on the Streaming Originals Nielsen chart before climbing to #7. It then had a brief presence in Netflix’s Daily Top 10, peaking at number 5. The first season stayed at number 1 for an extended period.
Considering the cost of a show like this, it’s not too surprising that Netflix chose to cancel it after it received less than stellar reviews for its final season. It joins other recent cancellations, Pretty smart and raise Dion.
Comedy seems to be one of the areas Netflix is struggling with, with many sitcoms and comedy series performing poorly, especially multi-cam comedies. There’s a few more on the horizon like Mike Myers’ The Pentaverate, blockbuster and That ’90s showso we’ll see if Netflix can get a foothold with any of these.
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