Sad news for you, fans of romantic comedy series, Netflix has decided not to explore Dash & Lily’s love story after their New Years Eve kiss with Dash & Lily Season 2. The eight-episode series is released on Netflix in November 2020. Since then, Dash & Lily fans have been eagerly awaiting the fate of the series, including their favorite characters. But, it looks like the wait will continue for them to see their blossoming romance take it to the next level.
David Levithan and Rachel Cohn’s adaptation of young adult novels and Joe Tracz’s creation Dash & Lily follows two teenagers who develop mutual feelings for each other. They share a series of dreams, challenges, and desires in the notebook, which they circulated to many places in New York City. The couple discover that they have more in common than they thought, in addition to dealing with family, friends and previous love interests during the process. He explores how their feelings for each other affect everything.
Dash & Lily Season 2: Does It Happen?
Unfortunately, we have some unpleasant news for fans of the series. Austin Abrams and Midori Francis starred in the teen drama is now on Netflix’s single cancellation list. The series hit the streaming giant on November 10, 2020. But it took Netflix nearly a year to reveal the show’s fate. Recently, Netflix confirmed that Dash & Lily will not be returning for the second round. Although the series has grown in popularity, Netflix has decided to stop walking this path.
In contrast, the first season got 100 percent positive ratings on Rotten Tomatoes. At the same time, it got 7.5 approval reviews on IMDb and 80 out of 100 on Metacritic. Even critics have called Dash & Lily a delightful romantic comedy with a lot of zest for life. On top of that, the series also earned twelve 2021 Daytime Emmy Award nominations. Among them, it won three. Still, the streamer decided to cancel the series just after one season.
Dash & Lily season 2: the creator envisioned as the show of the three seasons
In November, shortly after the first season released on Netflix. series creator Joe Tracz told TVLine he hopes to return for the second round. He said, “I’d love to” go back and explore Cohn and Levithan’s second book. Joe even revealed that Cohn and Levithan were actually working on the third book. They often visit the set to create chapters for their next book. Knowing that they have plenty of stories to explore, Joe plans it as the three-season show. But unfortunately that did not happen.
Reason for cancellation
The streamer has not said anything on the news of the cancellation. However, Cindy Holland, former vice president of original content at Netflix, has revealed the reason. In an interview, Cindy revealed that the decision to renew is based entirely on an analysis of cost versus number of viewers. Still, the series got an overwhelmingly positive response from viewers. It seems he failed to respond to the target audience. But Netflix has yet to release audience demographics for the first season. So it’s hard to guess the main reason for the show’s cancellation for Dash & Lily season 2.