After a brief 21 months, Sex/Life returned for a new season full of lust and drama. Sadly, after lackluster reviews and one of the actresses publicly criticizing the show, it has been revealed that the show will not be returning for a third season. Here’s what you need to know.
Remember, Sex/Life is a romantic comedy series created by Stacy Rukeyser, which became the surprise hit of the summer of 2021 thanks to its daring and daring storyline.
Season 2 was released on Netflix on March 2, 2023.
Has Sex/Life Has it been renewed for season 3?
Official Netflix Renewal Status: Canceled (Last update: 04/07/2023)
As usual, we usually have to wait around a month after a show premieres on Netflix for a renewal announcement. After a month, however, the signs began to look bleak for the show, as Sarah Shahi went on record about the struggles the show had in season 2. That, combined with less-than-ideal statistics, meant the show fell apart. ran out of path.
speaking in the Podcast Not skinny but not fatActress Sarah Shahi spoke about her time in the second season, saying: “I’m not going to quit, but I definitely didn’t get the support that I had in the first season from the people involved with the show. It became something very different for me, and I’m not afraid to say that,” she added, “I struggled with the material. I just felt like I had the first season, I mean, I’m never going to work for Netflix again now after saying all this, but I can’t lie. And it was definitely a challenge.”
The cancellation of Sex/Life it was confirmed for trades on April 7, 2023, and joined the list of other high-profile cancellations in 2023.
according to a spokesperson speaking to Deadline“The second season brought the series to a natural close, concluding the story of the key characters whose relationships come to a happy conclusion, adding that the streamer is proud of the show and the work done by the producers, cast and crew. ”
Stacy Rukeyser is also reportedly working on a new series with Netflix.
How well did Sex/Life season 2 do on Netflix?
Thanks to Top 10 Netflix Sites, We got to see how well the show performed on a week-by-week basis, which gives a head-to-head comparison between seasons 1 and 2 and paints the only story you need.
If you look below you can see that Season 1 in its debut pulled in some huge stats and Season 2 only managed a little over half the hours.
That, combined with the fact that the show dropped out of the top 10 after four weeks and the fact that week 3 saw a drop of over 50% meant that Sex/Life was highly unlikely to get a season renewal. 2.
In total, season 2 of Sex/Life it was in the top 10 on Netflix for four weeks accumulating 126.80 million hours worldwide.
Flix Patrol Raw top 10 statistics also suggest that the show did not have the staying power required for a season 3 renewal. By the end of month 1, the show had completely disappeared from the top 10 worldwide.
what would have happened in Sex/Life season 3?
Yeah Sex/Life creator Stacy Rukeyser has her way, then there will certainly be a third season, and she had this to say;
“It’s definitely not meant to be a series finale. I think there are always more stories to tell with these characters,” she says. The baby news, for example, was important in establishing what the next season would be about, Brad and Billie’s blended family.
We would also return to the main question of season 1, which is, can you have sex and life at the same time, especially as a new mom?
Rukeyser had more to say about the remaining story of Sex/Life:
“This show was always meant to be escapist and inspirational, to inspire women to really look at their lives and make sure that they’re happy and that they get what they want, that they’re parts of themselves. And I feel like giving them a happy ending is a much better way to inspire women than to basically make Billie miserable because she screwed up.”
Ultimately, the third season will follow the relationship between Billie and Brad, and how it will evolve throughout Billie’s pregnancy with their baby.
Brad will also have his own challenges with his previous relationship as his wife gave birth to a baby boy but decided to call it quits thanks to his career taking an unexpected setback.
Billie’s ex-husband Cooper had an exciting but tough ride in season two, which almost ended with his death after a car accident. However, it is thanks to the accident that Cooper decided to put her affairs in order, which led him to meet her ex-girlfriend Emily and soon marry her. Next season we get to see the challenges the couple face when Hannah becomes the stepmother to Cooper and Billie’s children.
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