Apple TV+ opts not to renew both 'Central Park' and 'Swagger'

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Apple has chosen not to renew two of its Apple TV+ original series, with both the musical comedy "Central Park" and sports drama "Swagger" getting the axe.

'Central Park' has not been renewed for a fourth season
'Central Park' has not been renewed for a fourth season

"Central Park" is an animated series from the creators of "Bob's Burgers." It is a musical featuring the voices of Josh Gad, Tituss Burgess, Daveed Digs, Leslie Odom Jr., and many more.

While the series was picked up for a third season in August 2022, it seems like it won't be renewed for a fourth.

Series co-creator Josh Gad was asked on Threads when "Central Park" would return. His reply was short and sweet, "Sadly, it's done."

It appears that sports drama "Swagger" will not be returning, either. Reggie Rock Bythewood, who created the series, announced the cancellation on X in late November.

The series, renewed for a second season in July 2022, chronicled the life of professional basketball player Kevin Durant in youth basketball. The series was an ensemble show following players, coaches, and families.

Apple TV+ canceled "The Problem With Jon Stewart" in October, despite the show's strong two-season run. The series was the most-viewed unscripted show upon its debut and even received four Emmy nominations, including Outstanding Talk Series.

However, Apple TV+ and Jon Stewart allegedly have parted amicably, with the cancellation over disagreements on topics pitched for the third season.

Read on AppleInsider


  • Reply 1 of 3
    I really enjoyed Swagger and I'm sad to hear it got the axe. I really love how authentic it was to the AAU lifestyle and the pressures these kids face both on and off the court.
  • Reply 2 of 3
    I'm sad about the canceling of Central Park. It is a really creative and endearing show. I quickly grew to care for the family and some side characters. The stories were great and the animation, art direction, and music and lyrics are terrific. I hope they can get picked up by another "channel"
  • Reply 3 of 3
    byronlbyronl Posts: 351member
    While Central Park was kinda fun, it failed to keep me coming back for more
    edited December 2023
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