Why ‘Paper Girls’ canceled by Prime Video after one season?

‘Paper Girls’ canceled by Prime Video

If you are a fan of the series “Paper Girls“, then we have some disappointing news for you. It has been announced that the series has been canceled by Amazon Prime Video after the first season. The series premiered in July, this year. This does not mean that the series will be finished or scrapped. The series creators are looking for other platforms to air the further seasons. The series was not canceled by Amazon due to negative reviews or ratings. The first season had good reviews throughout. It had a 90% score on Rotten Tomatoes with an audience score of 88%.

What worked against the show was its low viewership. Also, most of the recent marketing at Amazon is aimed at “The Lord of The Rings: The Rings of Power”. This had overshadowed “Paper Girls”.

The series is basically based on a comic book series by the same. It is a sci-fi version comic that was developed by Cliff Chiang and Brian K.Vaughan. The TV series was developed by Stephany Folsom. The main actors were Riley Lai Nolet, Camryn Jones, Fina Strazza, Sofia Rosinsky, Adina Porter, Ali Wong, Nate Corddry, and Sekai Abeni. The producers of the show were Vaughan, Chiang, Christopher C. Rogers, Folsom, Steven Prinz, Christopher Cantwell, and Plan B.

The show was announced in 2020 by Folsom, Cantwell, and Rogers, and they were excited about their series. They said that this story has so many unique colors, dimensions, and plenty of heart and they hope to do justice to this.

Paper Girls is basically a story about four 12-year-old paper delivery girls named Mackenzie, Erin, Tiffany, and KJ. One morning after Halloween in 1988 when they were delivering papers, they get caught in a conflict between 2 groups of time travelers. The girls undergo time travel and were able to travel to the past, present, and future where they encounter future versions of themselves who are attempting to save the world.

The first comic series was published in 2015 by Image Comics. The 30th and final run were published in 2019. All fans would hope that they find their home quickly.

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