Netflix Cancels ‘Marco Polo’

Says Weinsteins’ costly drama didn’t draw enough viewers to warrant season three
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Netflix has taken the uncommon step, at least for the streaming service, of cancelling a show, as period drama Marco Polo will not go on beyond its current second season.

The costly drama, about the famed explorer’s adventures in 13th century China, was produced by The Weinstein Company (TWC). Season two, with ten episodes, debuted in July. The series premiered in December 2014. 

As Netflix approaches its fourth year in the scripted original business, it may take a more critical eye toward its shows, and start acting like a more traditional TV network.

Read more at broadcastingcable.com.

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