The official Astronomy Club Twitter revealed the info on June 2. They thanked fans for watching the show, with the hope that more black artists and comedians will have a platform for their voices.
Seems like a good time to mention #AstronomyClub was sadly not renewed by @netflix. Thank you ?? to all the fans who watched! Hoping that more black artists & comedians are given the platform to have voices in the future ✊?✊?✊? https://t.co/1yOtbBZQou
— Astronomy Club (@ClubAstronomy) June 3, 2020
Astronomy Club: The Sketch Show debuted on Netflix on December 6, 2019, with all six episodes dropping that day. The comedic series featured sketches with the primary focus on the black experience in America and race relations.
Established in 2014, improv group Astronomy Club was the Upright Citizens Brigade’s first all black team. In addition to the Netflix series, the group also had a six-episode show on Comedy Central. Astronomy Club is Shawtane Bowen, Jonathan Braylock, Ray Cordova, Caroline Martin, Jerah Milligan, Monique Moses, Keisha Zollar, and James III.
The first season of Astronomy Club is available on Netflix now, and you can check out all the shows Netflix canceled for 2020 here. And speaking of things you should be watching, consider listening to GameSpot’s weekly TV series and movies-focused podcast, You Should Be Watching. With new episodes premiering every Wednesday, you can watch a video version of the podcast over on GameSpot Universe or listen to audio versions on Spotify, Stitcher, Google Play, and Apple Podcasts.