Netflix Cancels ‘Friends from College’ After Two Seasons


Netflix continues its cancellation run following the announcement that The Punisher and Jessica Jones are no more.

Comedy-drama series Friends from College has been cancelled after two seasons on the streaming giant. The move was confirmed by series co-creator Nicholas Stoller, who took to Twitter with a straightforward message: “Friends from College will not be returning for a third season. Thanks to everyone who watched it. Happy Presidents’ Day!”

“We’re grateful to creators Nick Stoller and Francesca Delbanco for creating a wise, funny and supremely relatable show,” Netflix said in a statement. “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.”

Park took to Instagram with her reaction, saying, “Not the news I was hoping to deliver. Thank you everyone for loving the show, supporting me and all the kind words. Thank you for being a friend.”

The series followed a group of friends from Harvard as they face their forties while living in New York City. As their relationships with one another interwove and oftentimes became complicated, they attempted to balance out their adult lives with the nostalgia they held for the past.

Despite premiering to mixed reviews in 2017, the series was nevertheless given a second a second-season order, which arrived in January this year. Friends from College wraps up with 16 episodes having aired.

Image credit: David Lee / Netflix
Image credit: David Lee / Netflix


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