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2023 started with a couple of big cancellations, signaling a potentially difficult year ahead, one that many other Hollywood players will share. Here’s a look at the 2023 cancellations, and which shows we think are at risk of removal next.

Did you miss any of the major cancellations of 2022? Our list is still available to everyone here.

List of canceled Netflix shows in 2023


Cancelled: January 2023

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The big-budget series from the creators of DARK I had high expectations and big shoes to fill.

The mysterious sci-fi show was one of Netflix’s most ambitious shows in years, using cutting-edge technology and featuring an impressive cast.

Because it was 1899 cancelled?

Data provided to What’s on Netflix by European SVOD analytics company Digital i suggests that the completion rate was ultimately too low and probably did not grow substantially. Their data suggests that only about a third of the people who started the program finished the title.

internal work

Cancelled: January 2023

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the animated series internal work it had initially been given a Season 2 renewal order in June 2022. Still, in January 2023, the creator confirmed rumors that Netflix had reversed the decision to renew.

in a statement on Twitterthe show’s creator, Shion Takeuchi, said:

“I am heartbroken to confirm that Netflix has decided to cancel Season 2 of Inside Job. Over the years these characters have become real people to me and I’m devastated that I can’t see them grow up. Reagan and Brett deserved to have their end and finally find happiness. And I would have loved to share what was in store with all of you.

To everyone who watched, thank you for joining us on the journey. Even though I’m sad, it helps to know that there are people who care as much about these characters as I do.»

The chair

Cancelled: January 2023

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Though it’s suspected to be canceled in 2022, it wasn’t until the TCAs in early 2023 that we got actual confirmation from title talent that the show wouldn’t be returning.

The series was the first major title to emerge from the overall deal of David Benioff and DB Weiss and followed Sandra Oh as a woman who becomes head of a bankrupt English department at a university.

Dead End: Paranormal Park

Cancelled: January 2023

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The second big animated show to get the hatchet in 2023 was Dead End: Paranormal Parka series praised for its LGBTQ+ representation.

After being picked up by Netflix for two seasons (both of which released in 2022), the show’s creator took to Twitter in mid-January 2023 to confirm that Netflix would not be picking up new seasons.


Cancelled: January 2023

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Unhooked was Neil Patrick Harris’ big return to the comedy scene and featured some great talent behind the camera with the series created by Darren Star and Jeffrey Richman.

While the data suggests that the show had a high completion rate among viewers, other data suggests that not enough people started watching the show in the first place.

juvenile justice

Cancelled: January 2023

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a report on end of January 2023 confirmed that a second season of the K-drama series juvenile justice it was in development but was ultimately canceled in the pre-production process.

hot skull

Cancelled: February 2023

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We had high hopes for the Turkish Netflix sci-fi series that is comparable to that of bird boxbut sadly, despite the great performance in his home country, one of the show’s actors stated that he will not be returning for future seasons.

Netflix shows at risk of cancellation in 2023

Now, let’s take a look at all the shows that we suspect may be at risk of cancellation or have already been ghosted canceled (which is why they’re cancelled, but never told to the general public).

How do we rate a show for this list? Either they didn’t perform very well using various metrics that Netflix and we use to determine a show’s future, or it’s been so long since the last season that it’s almost certainly not coming back.

  • Ares (season 2)
  • Aunt Donna’s Big Fun House (Season 2)
  • Barbarians (season 3)
  • Battle Kitten (Season 2)
  • Black Summer (Season 3)
  • Brewer Brothers (Season 2)
  • Chad and JT Go Deeper (Season 2)
  • Chicago Party Aunt (Season 2 / Part 3)
  • Country Queen (Season 2)
  • Uncoupled (Season 2)
  • Farzar (season 2)
  • God’s Favorite Idiot (Season 2)
  • Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities (Season 2)
  • Hard cell (season 2)
  • How to Ruin Christmas (Season 2)
  • Huge in France (Season 2)
  • Hype House (Season 2)
  • From the cold (season 2)
  • It’s Bruno! (Season 2)
  • Jiva! (Season 2)
  • Justice Served (Season 2)
  • Living With Yourself (Season 2)
  • Man vs. Bee (Season 2)
  • Master of None (Season 4)
  • Medical Police (Season 2)
  • Murderville (season 2)
  • neoyokio
  • Ratched (season 2)
  • Russian doll (season 3)
  • All the Saturday morning hits from the stars! (Season 2)
  • Scary Cats (Season 2)
  • Sneakerheads (season 2)
  • Super Thieves (Season 2)
  • Super PupZ (Season 2)
  • The Chestnut (Season 2)
  • The Guardians of Justice (Season 2)
  • Dude’s Healing Powers (Season 2)
  • The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show (Season 2)
  • The Last Bus (Season 2)
  • The Letter to the King (Season 2)
  • The Politician (season 3)
  • The Sound of Magic (Season 2)
  • Wu Assassins (Season 2)

Of course, many more shows are still searching for answers about their future. You can view them in our full list of programs awaiting renewal.