Everything Sucks and Mozart in the Jungle, two well-received shows that streamed on Amazon Prime Video and Netflix, respectively, have been cancelled. Does this signify a shift in the streaming landscape?
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Back in the 1990s, the internet was dial-up, which was not all that and a bag of potato chips. It was a different time, but one thing that hasn’t changed is that high school sucks, and a new series on Netflix will take us back there.
Everything Sucks! is a new dramedy series taking us back to 1996 in the town of Boring, Oregon. The series follows Peyton Kennedy (American Fable) and Jahi Winston (The New Edition Story) as students Kate Messner and Luke O’Neil as they deal with all the trials and tribulations that high school in the 1990s had to offer. Meanwhile, their respective parents played by Patch Darragh (Sully) and Claudine Nako (Grimm) are dealing with struggles of their own. The new Everything Sucks trailer makes the show look a little cheesy, but in the way that some of the best teenage dramas were back in the 1990s. Read More »
There has been plenty of nostalgia and love for the 1980s in recent years, but now that we’re inching closer to 2020, it looks like the 1990s are about to enjoy their heyday in the nostalgic spotlight. At least that’s what Netflix is hoping with the teaser for a new high school series set in 1996.
Everything Sucks! is a new 10-episode half-hour dramedy created by Like Crazy writer Ben York Jones and Save the Date writer/director Michael Mohan that follows a group of teens from the AV and drama club as they deal with the trials and tribulations of going to Boring High School. No, seriously, that’s the name of the high school they go to in Boring, Oregon.
Get a first look at the teaser for the series below. Read More »