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- A slew of Netflix originals will air their final episodes in 2020.
- “Anne with an E” and “Bojack Horseman” aired their final seasons in January.
- Other shows like “The Rain,” “Glow,” and “Dear White People” have their last episodes slated for a 2020 release, but the exact dates have not yet been announced.
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Over the years Netflix has released a variety of television shows, from animated comedies to suspense-filled dramas.
But not all of these series last forever – and some will debut their final episodes this year.
Here are the Netflix originals that are ending in 2020.
“Spinning Out” began and ended this year.
This drama was created by former competitive figure skater Samantha Stratton and it follows a young athlete as she tries to achieve her dream of skating in the Olympics.
The series aired on January 1 and after one season (and just about one month), it was canceled.
“October Faction” is over after just one season.
Based on a comic book, “October Faction,” follows a team of monster hunters who also must deal with family drama.
The series aired in January and was canceled by March.
RuPaul’s “AJ and the Queen” is over after just one season.
- Beth Dubber/Netflix
The 10-episode dramedy is about a drag queen (RuPaul) who is traveling across the country from club to club while trying to make back money that was stolen from her.
The series aired in January, and a Netflix spokesperson told The Wrap that it will not be returning.
“Messiah” won’t be returning for a second season.
- John Golden Britt/Netflix
“Messiah” follows a man who gains international fame after claiming he is the second-of-coming of Jesus. It ran for one season.
The controversial series made its debut in January and, by March, Netflix had decided not to renew it.
The third and final season of “Anne with an E” airs in January.
Based on the 1908 novel “Anne of Green Gables,” the television adaptation “Anne with an E” centers around plucky young Anne Shirley (Amybeth McNulty) and her adventures growing up on a farm on Prince Edward Island in the late 1800s.
The show initially aired as a Canadian drama for its first season before it was picked up and co-produced by Netflix in 2017.
It was renewed for its third and final season in August 2018 and officially canceled in November of that year.
The final season aired on Netflix on Friday, January 3.
“The Ranch” is set to release the latter half of its final season on January 24.
The multi-camera sitcom “The Ranch” centers around former football star Colt Reagan Bennett (Ashton Kutcher) and his return to his Colorado hometown after a 15-year absence.
In October 2018, Netflix renewed the show for its fourth and final season.
The concluding episodes were broken into two chunks, with the first part of season four airing in September 2019 and the latter half was released in January.
“BoJack Horseman” ended in January.
The darkly comedic animated series “BoJack Horseman” follows the trajectory of washed-up sitcom actor BoJack Horseman (voiced by Will Arnett) and his struggles with sobriety, addiction, and fame.
In September 2019, Netflix announced that the sixth season would be the series’ last.
The final season was broken up into two parts, with the first half of the season airing in October 2019 and the second aired on January 31.
“The Rain” will air its third and final season in 2020.
“The Rain” is a Danish-language post-apocalyptic drama about a pair of Danish siblings (Alba August and Lucas Lynggaard Tønnesen) who venture out of a crisis shelter in search of their father in the aftermath of a devastating virus.
In June of 2019, Netflix confirmed that the show was re-ordered for a third season and will air its final episodes in 2020.
Given the air dates of season one and two, the show is expected to be released in May of next year.
“Glow” was set to premiere its fourth season in the summer of 2020, but that may not happen.
Set in Los Angeles in 1985, the comedic drama “Glow” centers around a group of women who train and perform in a wrestling series called the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, led by Ruth Wilder (Alison Brie) and Debbie Eagan (Betty Gilpin).
The show was renewed for a fourth and final season in September of 2019.
“Glow” was supposedly set to end in summer 2020, but amid coronavirus concerns, the filming of the series’ final series has been postponed. It’s currently unclear when the fourth season will drop.
“Dear White People” is expected to drop its fourth season in autumn 2020.
- Adam Rose/Netflix
A Netflix original series based on the 2014 movie of the same name, “Dear White People” is a comedic drama about a collection of students – Samantha White (Logan Browning), Troy Fairbanks (Brandon P. Bell), and Lionel Higgins (DeRon Horton) among them – at an Ivy League institution who spark a conversation about race relations in elite circles.
The show was renewed for a fourth season in October of 2019, coupled with an announcement from Netflix that the fourth season would be its last.
Considering the autumnal air dates of prior seasons, the Radio Times reported that the last season will likely premiere in the fall of 2020.
“Fuller House” will air the second part of its fifth season in 2020.
A continuation of the original 1990s sitcom “Full House,” the Netflix original series centers around D.J. (Candace Cameron Bure), Stephanie (Jodie Sweetin), and their friend Kimmy (Andrea Barber) as they raise their own families in the place they grew up in.
The show was renewed for its fifth and final season through a video announcement in January of 2019.
Like several other Netflix originals, the final season was split into two parts, with the first nine episodes airing on December 6, 2019 and the last nine episodes set to air some time in 2020.
“Dark” is expected to finish out its third season in 2020.
The first German-language series originally produced by Netflix, “Dark” is a science-fiction show about the time-travel conspiracies surrounding a small German town.
In May of 2019 Netflix, announced that the show would conclude with its third season.
The cast and crew reportedly wrapped filming in mid-December of 2019, and the Radio Times reported that the last run of episodes will air in June 2020.
“13 Reasons Why” is slated to release its fourth season in 2020.
Based on the young-adult novel of the same name, “13 Reasons Why” depicts the loss of young high schooler Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford) who died by suicide, and how her classmates and family are trying to cope and find out the truth behind her last few days.
The fifth season of “Lucifer” will drop in 2020 in two parts.
- John P. Fleenor/Netflix
Originally developed by Fox, “Lucifer” is a series about a police force led by the devil (Tom Ellis) himself.
After the show was originally canceled by Fox in May of 2018, Netflix picked up the show and ordered a fourth season, which premiered in May 2019.
In June 2019, Netflix renewed the show for a fifth season and revealed that it would be the show’s last. The show is expected to be released in 2020 in two batches of eight episodes.
The teen drama “Trinkets” will also reach its end in 2020.
A teen drama based on a novel, “Trinkets” follows the lives of three teenagers who become fast friends after crossing paths at a Shoplifters Anonymous meeting.
After the first season was released in June of 2019, Netflix announced in July that the show was renewed for a second and final season, which will premiere in 2020.