Peacock is ending One of Us Is Lying after its second season

One of Us Is Lying is looking for a new home to continue streaming after leaving Peacock.


One of us is lyingthe youth drama series based on the novel of the same name by Karen M. McManus, has been canceled since Peacock, according to a new report from Deadline. Although the novel version remained on the New York Times bestseller list for more than 130 weeks, the TV series ran for two seasons on the TV channel.


The canceled show’s storyline centers on five students who enter detention at Bayview High. The mystery begins when only four students make it out alive, leaving one dead. Four students, Bronwyn (Marianly Tejada), Nate (Cooper Van Grootel), Addy (Annalissa Cochrane) and Cooper (Chibuikem Uche), are all suspects with motives to kill their classmate. But they all claim to be innocent, and the story revolves around which one of them is lying.

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The series first aired in October 2021 and was the first Peacock series to go from a pilot to a full season. A second season of the series was later released in November 2022.

The novel was adapted for television by Erica Saleh, who wrote the pilot script for the series and was the host of the second season of the series after Daría Madrone. Madrona remained on the series as an executive producer. John Sacchi and Matt Groesch also served as executive producers on the show. Groesch, Jan Oxenberg, Molly Nussbaum and Bill Johnson also developed the pilot with Saleh.

Along with Tejada, Van Grootel, Cochrane and Uche, the series stars Melissa Collazo as Maeve Rojas, Barrett Carnahan as Jake Riordan, Jess McLeod as Janae Matthews and Mark McKenna as Simon Kelleher.


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Netflix exclusively airs the series in other countries around the world, including Brazil, India, Japan, South Korea, and the United Kingdom. However, it is not clear if Netflix will become the new home for the series.

Coincidentally, Peacock canceled One of us is lying after the streamer stopped working Vampire Academyanother series for young people.

Peacock was not disappointed with any of the shows from a creative perspective. However, the shows did not have enough viewers to continue running. Universal Studio Group, the company behind both series, is looking at other options to continue running both shows.

The show’s cancellation comes as bad news for fans, who have been waiting for a third season after the second season ended on a cliffhanger. As fans speculate about possible events for the series, their only hope is that Universal Studio Group finds a new home for the series.

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