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Anne With an E Drops its Final Season on Netflix as Fans Demand More

ALSO: Ilana Glazer, a Magnum P.I.-Hawaii Five-O crossover, Surviving R Kelly Part II, and more
  • Amybeth McNulty brings Anne Shirley to life in Anne With an E. (Photo: CBC/Netflix)
    Amybeth McNulty brings Anne Shirley to life in Anne With an E. (Photo: CBC/Netflix)

    There's nothing quite like word of a show's cancelation to suddenly make everyone appreciate what they've been taking for granted. Late last month the creator of the Canadian drama Anne With an E Moira Walley-Beckett announced that the show's third season would be its last, saying "I wish it could be different, but it cannot."  Cue nearly one milion tweets with the hashtag #renewannewithane, fan petitions, and an offer from the creator to write a finale feature film. While there's no word yet on whether The CBC and Netflix will bite on Walley-Beckett's offer, the streamer is releasing the show's ten episode third season today. Also today: Ilana Glazer makes her standup special debut, a long-awaited crossover event and more R. Kelly. Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this Friday: 

    SEASON PREMIERE: A milestone birthday sparks Anne's desire to learn more about her birthparents as Anne with an E returns for its third and final season. Watch the preview. Streaming on Netflix

    COMEDY SPECIAL: Broad City's Ilana Glazer brings her very first standup special to Amazon. In Ilana Glazer: The Planet is Burning, the comic takes on the patriarchy, homophobes, Nazis, and public enemy number one: crappy women's razors. Watch the preview. Streaming on Amazon

    CROSSOVER EVENT: World collide when private eyes Thomas Magnum and Juliet Higgins team up with the Five-0 in the first full-on Hawaii Five-0 and Magnum P.I. crossover event. The two-part two-hour event begins at 8:00 PM ET on CBS

    NEW EPISODES: The three-night Surviving R. Kelly Part II: The Reckoning continues its run with two new episodes that explore why the voices of the women who first spoke up years ago are only now being heard. 9:00 PM ET on Lifetime

    SEASON PREMIERE: We TV returns to the well for a second season of Love After Lockup: Life After Lockup, with the continued adventures of seven fan-favorite couples from the show's mothership. Watch the preview. 9:00 PM ET on We TV

    NEW EPISODE: Back from a month-long break, tonight's new episode of Blue Bloods sees Danny (Donnie Wahlberg) and Baez (Marisa Ramirez) working to determine who's behind a series of ambulance robberies. 10:00 PM ET on CBS 

    Jed Rosenzweig is the Founder and Publisher of Primetimer. 

    TOPICS: Anne With an E, Netflix, Series Finales