Teen mystery The Society and coming-of-age dramedy I Am Not Okay With This have both been axed at the streamer, according to our sister site Deadline. Netflix confirmed in a statement that the cancellations were swayed by the coronavirus pandemic, which impacted production schedules and budgets on both series.
“We’ve made the difficult decision not to move forward with second seasons of The Society and I Am Not Okay With This,” the streaming service told Deadline. “We’re disappointed to have to make these decisions due to circumstances created by COVID, and we are grateful to these creators, including: Jonathan Entwistle, Christy Hall, Shawn Levy, Dan Levine, Dan Cohen and Josh Barry at 21 Laps Entertainment for I Am Not Okay With This; Chris Keyser, Marc Webb and Pavlina Hatoupis for The Society; and all the writers, casts and crews who worked tirelessly to make these shows for our members around the world.”
The news officially reverses The Society‘s Season 2 renewal, which was announced in July 2019; new episodes were expected to drop sometime this year. Per Deadline, I Am Not Okay With This was on track for a renewal, as well, and Season 2 scripts had been written.