68 Whiskey season 2 cancelled: Why was 68 Whiskey cancelled by Paramount Network?

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68 Whiskey is the US adaptation of the Israeli TV series Charlie Golf One. The show has been cancelled after just one season on Wednesday, September 2 by Paramount Network but why? Express.co.uk has everything you need to know.

Why was 68 Whiskey cancelled by Paramount Network?

68 Whiskey premiered on Paramount Network in January 2020 and fans has eagerly been awaiting news of a second series ever since.

Sadly, on Wednesday, September 2, the Paramount Network confirmed season two of 68 Whiskey would not be going ahead.

Unfortunately, an exact reason for the show’s cancellation has not yet been revealed by Paramount Network.

One thing is for sure, the cancellation of 68 Whiskey has come as a huge shock to fans of the show.

The series was well-received by critics and even holds a 88% score on popular review site Rotten Tomatoes.

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Deadline reported the show got off to a good start rating wise, drawing in 2 million viewers.

The series was also most-watched cable drama series premiere in the metric since November 2018.

Unfortunately, ratings did decline throughout the first season but the show still has a cult following.

The cancellation of 68 Whiskey only leaves Yellowstone as the Paramount Network’s only current original scripted series.

The network’s dramedy Emily In Paris, starring Lily Collins recently moved to Netflix.

Fans have taken to Twitter to share their sadness about the series cancellation.

One fan tweeted: “Great show. Guess it just had too much honesty in it for the public to handle.”

A second fan said: “Damn! I really liked this show. Viewers really need to check out shows to see if they are worth their time. Too many people say they won’t a show when they don’t understand what the title means. #68Whiskey.”

A third viewer commented: “Another good show gone. Too bad….”

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68 Whiskey followed a group of male and female Army medics in Afghanistan, who were stationed at a base nicknamed The Orphanage.

The comedy-drama series featured a star-studded cast, including Raw’s Sam Keeley as Cooper Roback and Teen Wolf’s Gage Golightly as Grace Durkin.

Dear White People’s Jeremy Tardy starred as Staff Sergeant Mekhi Davis alongside The Middle’s Derek Theler as Sasquatch.

Leverage’s Beth Riesgraf also starred in the series as Major Sonia Holloway.

Other cast members included Cristina Rodlo, Lamont Thompson, Nicholas Coombe and Derek Theler.

The creator of the Israeli series, Zion Rubin, served as executively produced alongside Efrat Shmaya Dror and Danna Stern.

Whether 68 Whiskey can be saved remains unknown for now.

Express.co.uk will update this article when more information is available.

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