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Hollywood is disguising the results of its TV shows and movies

27 June, 2021

When Netflix canceled Jupiter’s Legacy just a few weeks after the debut of its first season, the company was admitting failure on one of its most ambitious projects of the past couple years.

Jupiter’s Legacy was the first project that came out of Millarworld, the comic book publisher Netflix acquired in 2017. Millarworld is supposed to create its own world of comic book TV shows and movies for the streaming service. Instead, it delivered a show that was panned by critics and seemingly ignored by viewers.

But then Nielsen announced Jupiter’s Legacy had been one of the most popular Netflix shows in the U.S. for the first couple weeks after its debut. If the show was so popular, why was Netflix canceling it?

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