Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Netflix Cancels 'Designated Survivor' and 'Tuca & Bertie'

Netflix has today decided to cancel the original drama series Designated Survivor after three seasons and the original animated comedy series Tuca & Bertie after one season.

For its third season, Designated Survivor starred Kiefer Sutherland, Adan Canto, Italia Ricci, Kal Penn and Maggie Q.

David Guggenheim created the drama, with Neal Bear serving as showrunner for the third season. They executive produced with Sutherland, Mark Gordon, Nicholas Pepper, Suzan Bymel, Simon Kinberg, Aditya Sood and Peter Noah. Entertainment One, The Mark Gordon Company and Kinberg Genre produced.

Netflix released the follow statement on the drama's cancellation: "We are proud to have offered fans a third season of Designated Survivor, and will continue to carry all three seasons for years to come. We're especially thankful to star and executive producer Kiefer Sutherland, who brought passion, dedication and an unforgettable performance as President Kirkman. We're also grateful to showrunner/executive producer Neal Bear for his guiding vision and steady hand, creator/executive producer David Guggenheim and EPs Mark Gordon, Suzan Bymel, Simon Kinberg, Aditya Sood and Peter Noah along with the cast and crew who crafted a compelling and satisfying final season."

Tuca & Bertie starred Tiffany Haddish, Ali Wong and Steven Yeun.

Lisa Hanawalt created the animated comedy. She executive produced with Haddish, Wong, Raphael Bob-Waksberg, Noah Bright and Steven A. Cohen. The Tornante Company, ShadowMachine and Boxer vs. Raptor produced.

Netflix released the follow statement on the animated comedy's cancellation: "Lisa Hanawalt created a relatable yet whimsical world in Tuca & Bertie. We're grateful to Lisa, and her fellow executive producers Raphael Bob-Waksberg, Noel Bright, Steven A. Cohen, and EPs/stars Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong, along with all of the writers and animators for sharing the funny and dynamic female bird duo of Tuca and Bertie with the world. While Tuca & Bertie won't have a second season, we're proud to feature this story on Netflix for years to come."