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Netflix’s reboot of the hit 2004 series Rebel has ended after two seasons.

Technically being the fifth iteration of Rebelthe show took you back to Elite Way School as a new generation of students hopes to win the Battle of the Bands.

The show starred Azul Guaita, Sergio Mayer Mori, Andrea Chaparro, Jerónimo Cantillo, Franco Masini, Lizeth Selene and Alejandro Puente, and it premiered for the first time on January 5, 2022, and the second season premiered in July 2022. .

16 episodes in total were released on Netflix, which is a far cry from the 450 that the original series released.

News of the cancellation comes via Hello! Mexico in an interview with the actor Sergio Mayer Mori through which he told the medium (translated from Spanish through Google Translate):

“It would be an honor for me to be able to do the third, fourth and fifth, what happens is that it hasn’t been done anymore. It was Netflix, it was the producers who told us: ‘thanks for everything guys, and the third time, there’s no more’”. He added that he does not know the reasons why they made that decision: «Because I have no idea (…) it was definitely not my decision.»

Because it was Rebel canceled on netflix?

Cancellations are usually due to a number of factors and while we don’t have an official reason for the cancellation, we can take a quick look at the numbers and point out some possible reasons why the show may not return for future seasons.

FlixPatrol dataPulled from the top 10 dailies in regions around the world, it suggests the show didn’t get off to the best start in season one, with season 2 faring even worse.

You can see from the graph below that the first season only stayed in the top 10 for about three weeks, and season 2 nearly dropped out of the top 10 just a week after it debuted.

flixpatrol top 10 points for rebel

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Their data also suggest that the program did not have a significant impact outside of Latin America, with Brazil and Mexico being the best performing countries for the program.

Netflix’s official top 10 hourly data also supports the decline in popularity between seasons 1 and 2, with season two only debuting with around half the viewing hours of season 1. Worst of all, the show also demonstrated no staying power.

Rebel: Season 1

week period Hours seen (M) Range Week in the Top 10
January 2, 2022 to January 9, 2022 33,180,000 2 1
January 9, 2022 to January 16, 2022 23,880,000 (-28%) 3 2

Rebel: Season 2

week period Hours seen (M) Range Week in the Top 10
July 24, 2022 to July 31, 2022 15,310,000 7 1
July 31, 2022 to August 7, 2022 8,760,000 (-43%) 9 2

So if we were to guess, it is almost certainly the case that Rebel it was canceled due to low viewership.

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