Rutherford Falls was canceled after two seasons

Peacock, the NBCUniversal streaming service, announced on Friday that it is being canceled Rutherford Falls after two seasons. Rutherford Falls gained popularity among Indians because of its strong local representation.

Janna Schmieding (Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe) plays Reagan Wells Rutherford Falls along with The Office actor Ed Helms.

Peacock released all eight episodes on Rutherford Falls‘ Season 2 in June 2022.

Rutherford Falls was created by Navajo writer Sierra Teller Ornelas, Helms and Mike Schur.

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Ornella released the following statement on Friday:

“It was a real joy to do these two seasons of Rutherford Falls. Mike Schur, Ed Helms, and I set out to make something new, real, and smart—but also silly—that would make you cry and think but also laugh when Reagan got kicked in the face or Nathan got stuffed in coffin. Before our show – to borrow a line from Terry Thomas, played by the absurdly talented Michael Gray Eyes – “The Native Performance [was], for the most part, a hate crime. Hence, it was an honor to bring the best of the Indian side to the masses.

We’ve been blown away by the response from critics, earning a 100 percent Rotten Tomatoes score in our second season, and while we’re sad to see our time at the Peacock come to an end, we’re extremely grateful to them for taking us on board and showcasing the talents of comedy legend Ed Helms and breakthrough stars such as Jana Schmieding, Jesse Lee, Dana Wilson, Dallas Goldtooth, Kaniechtio Horn and many more. We love these characters, the world we’ve created and the impact they’ve had, and we’ll be exploring other platforms where we hope the people of Rutherford Falls can call home.”

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