Tech The 15 shows Netflix has canceled, including 'Lady Dynamite' that was just cut after 2 seasons

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Netflix has canceled original shows including 'Lady Dynamite,' 'Love,' 'Sense8,' 'Girlboss,' and 'The Get Down.'

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As Netflix has ramped up its original show production, it has also had to do some high-profile canceling, even cutting some fan favorites.

Most recently, Netflix announced that it would cancel comedian Maria Bamford's "Lady Dynamite" after two seasons. The show was well-received by critics, though was less of a hit with audiences.

This brings Netflix's tally of canceled shows up to about 15 (depending on how you count). Some shows have been canceled abruptly without a chance for a final season and conclusion. But others including "Love," "House of Cards," and "Bloodline" got warning and were able to wrap things up.

If Netflix CEO Reed Hastings gets his way, expect even more shows to get canceled in the future.

"We've canceled very few shows," Hastings said in 2017. "I'm always pushing the content team. We have to take more risk. You have to try more crazy things. Because we should have a higher cancel rate overall."

Here are the shows Netflix has killed, along with their critic and audience ratings from Metacritic.

Additional reporting by Jethro Nededog.

"Lady Dynamite": Canceled after two seasons

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"Lady Dynamite": Canceled after two seasons

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Netflix description: "Comedian Maria Bamford navigates awkward dates, bizarre gigs and the fallout from a major breakdown in a funny and poignant series based on her life."

Critic rating: 85/100

Audience rating: 6.6/10

Date canceled: January 2018.



"Love": canceled after three seasons

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"Love": canceled after three seasons

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Netflix description: "A couple must navigate the exhilarations and humiliations of intimacy, commitment and other things they were hoping to avoid."

Critic rating: 76/100

Audience rating: 7.5/10

Date canceled: December 2017 (the final season will be released in 2018)



"Haters Back Off!": canceled after two seasons

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"Haters Back Off": Canceled after two seasons

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Netflix description: "The odd ball family life of Miranda Sings, an incredibly confident, totally untalented star on the rise who continues to fail upward by the power of her belief that she was born famous, it's just no one knows it yet."

Critic rating: 54/100

Audience rating: 7.1/10

Date canceled: December 2017



"House of Cards": canceled after six seasons

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"House of Cards" concluding after six seasons

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Netflix description: "A Congressman works with his equally conniving wife to exact revenge on the people who betrayed him."

Critic rating: 73.6/100

Audience rating: 7.8/10

Date canceled: October 2017 (the final season will be released in 2018)



"Chelsea": canceled after two seasons

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"Chelsea": Canceled after two seasons

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Netflix description: "Comedian Chelsea Handler travels the world, tackles outrageous challenges and chats with A-list guests in this irreverent and wholly original talk show."

Critic rating: 50/100

Audience rating: 5.2/10

Date canceled: October 2017



"Gypsy": canceled after one season

"Gypsy": Canceled after one season play

"Gypsy": Canceled after one season

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Netflix description: "A therapist forms troubling relationships with people connected to her patients."

Critic rating: 45/100

Audience rating: 7.5/10

Date canceled: August 2017



"Sense8": canceled after two seasons

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"Sense8": Canceled after two seasons

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Netflix description: "From the creators of 'The Matrix' and 'Babylon 5' comes this tense series in which eight people can telepathically experience each other's lives."

Critic rating: 68.5/100

Audience rating: 8.2/10

Date canceled: June 2017 (a two-hour series finale will be released in 2018)



"Girlboss": canceled after one season

"Girlboss": Canceled after one season play

"Girlboss": Canceled after one season

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Netflix description: "Sophia was a broke anarchist selling vintage clothes online but before she knew it, she became the boss of a fashion empire in this comedy series based on Sophia Amoruso's memoir."

Critic rating: 53/100

Audience rating: 5.5/10

Date canceled: June 2017



"The Get Down": canceled after one season (two parts)

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"The Get Down": Canceled after one season (two parts)

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Netflix description: "In 1977 New York City, the talented and soulful youth of the South Bronx chase dreams and breakneck beats to transform music history."

Critic rating: 69/100

Audience rating: 7.8/10

Date canceled: May 2017



"Marco Polo": canceled after two seasons

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27. "Marco Polo" — 62%

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Netflix description: "An empire divided. A family torn apart by civil war. A legend who disrupts the balance of power."

Critic rating: 54/100

Audience rating: 8/10

Date canceled: December 2016



"Longmire": canceled after six seasons (three on Netflix)

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6. "Longmire" (Seasons 4, 5, and 6) — 88%

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Netflix description: "This contemporary crime thriller focuses on a Wyoming sheriff who's rebuilding his life and career following the death of his wife."

Critic rating: 75/100

Audience rating: 9.2/10

Date canceled: November 2016 (the final season was released in 2017)



"Bloodline:" canceled after three seasons

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"Bloodline" concluded after three seasons

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Netflix description: "The Rayburns seem to have the perfect life in their lovely Florida town. But nobody's perfect — especially the Rayburns."

Critic rating: 67.5/100

Audience rating: 8.1/10

Date canceled: September 2016 (the final season was released in 2017)



"Lilyhammer": canceled after three seasons

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"Lilyhammer": Canceled after three seasons

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Netflix description: "They killed his dog. They made him run. Now he's living a new life in a strange land ... like a boss."

Critic rating: 68/100

Audience rating: 7.6/10

Date canceled: July 2015



"Hemlock Grove": canceled after three seasons

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"Hemlock Grove": Canceled after three seasons

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Netflix description: "A quaint town links a mangled corpse to a dark outsider with a carnivorous secret. But monsters come in many forms."

Critic rating: 37/100

Audience rating: 6.7/10

Date canceled: September 2014 (the final season was released in 2015)



"The Killing:" canceled after four seasons (one on Netflix)

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"The Killing" concluded after four seasons (one on Netflix)

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Netflix description: "Seattle homicide detectives Sarah Linden and Stephen Holder are deeply affected by the murders they investigate in this dark acclaimed crime series."

Critic rating: 69/100

Audience rating: 8.2/10

Date canceled: November 2013 (Netflix announced it would pick up the show, originally on AMC, for a fourth and final season which was released in 2014)