Hulu has canceled the comedy, Difficult People, after three seasons and 28 episodes, reports Deadline.com.
The show, which was created by comedian Julie Klausner, starred Klausner and Billy Eichner as two comedians who seem to have a visceral dislike of nearly everything, except each other.
While the premise may be considered a downer, the nation’s TV critics gave the show an enthusiastic thumbs-up. RottenTomatoes.com, the site that tracks critical reviews, gave Difficult People a score of 92 out of a possible 100 for all three seasons combined.
“Difficult People makes the unlikable likable with mean-spirited, unhappy characters who still can’t help but amuse,” the site states, summarizing its surveyed reviewers.
Like Netflix and Amazon Prime, Hulu does not publicly release viewership numbers for its original shows so we don’t know if Difficult People’s ratings were in decline. However, Hulu’s decision not to renew for a fourth season would suggest the comedy was losing steam.
Hulu has not stated why it has decided to cancel Difficult People.
The season three, and now series, finale aired on September 26, 2017. All three seasons of Difficult People are now available for streaming on Hulu.
— Phillip Swann