EXCLUSIVE: Netflix has opted not to order second seasons of multi-camera sitcoms Ashley Garcia: Genius in Love and The Big Show Show.
Fans of both series will get one more original episode of each as the streamer had commissioned special Christmas episodes of both shows to be released this December.
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These are not series finales. The special stand-alone Christmas episodes were filmed before the pandemic and do not continue the storylines from the previous season.
The produced episodes of Ashley Garcia and The Big Show Show will continue to be available. Multi-camera comedy is probably the genre most dependable on cast chemistry. That is something that can be tested in a pilot, something that does not fit into Netflix’s model, which is built on straight-to-series orders.
Created by Seth Kurland & Mario Lopez, Ashley Garcia: Genius in Love) followed a prodigy named Ashley Garcia, the “only 15-and-a-half-year-old robotics engineer and rocket scientist” in the world who moves in with her Uncle Victor from the other side of the country for a chance to work for NASA. The comedy aired one season, which was released in two batches, the first in February and the second in July.
Created by Josh Bycel and Jason Berger, The Big Big Show was a family sitcom starring WWE wrestler Big Show as a father of three daughters. It premiered in April.
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