Will there be ‘Anne with an E’ Season 4 on Netflix? Has the show been renewed for a new season?
The CBC and Netflix original series Anne with an E has been one of the most loved shows since its premiere in 2017. Having completed three successful seasons, the show has achieved cult status over the year. The third season of the show premiered on Netflix on Jan 3, 2020. It’s been more than a year since season three released on Netflix. So, its is not surprising that fans are demanding Anne with an E season 4.
Anne with an E is a Canadian television series based on Lucy Maud Montgomery’s 1908 classic novel titled Anne of Green Gables.
What the show is all about?
The series is set in the late 19th century and recounts the adventures of Anne Shirley, an 11-year-old orphan girl, who is sent to two middle-aged siblings, Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert. They had originally intended to adopt a boy to help them on their farm in the fictional town of Avonlea in Prince Edward Island, Canada. The show narrates Anne’s life struggles with Cuthberts, in school, and in the town.
The series addresses various social issues issues such as orphaning, child abandonment, psychological trauma, gender inequality, racism, religion and freedom of speech.
How many seasons of Anne with an E are there?
Currently, all three seasons of Anne with an E are available to stream on Netflix. The first season consisting of seven episodes aired on CBC from March 19, 2017 to April 30, 2017. It debuted on Netflix on May 12, 2017. The second season premiered on Netflix on July 6, 2018. The latest season three dropped on Netflix on Jan 3, 2020.
The first season preimitively focussed on Anne’s childhood in orphanage while season three saw her blooming into a young woman off to college.
How many episodes are there?
In total, there are 27 episodes, each of around 45 episodes. While the first season had seven episodes, the next two had ten episodes each. If you really want to binge a good drama series then Anne with an E is a good watch with enough content.
Will there be Anne with an E season 4?
Much to the surprise of fans and critics, Neflix and CBC announced the show’s cancellation on the morning (Nov 24, 2019) after the season three finale aired in Canada. This comes as a shocker for fans as CBC earlier expressed that Canadians will continue to fall in love with this beautiful and heartwarming series for seasons to come. The primitive reason for cancellation is the deal between CBC and Netflix fell through and their partnership dossolved.
Following the cancellation, the hurted fans started online and offline campaigns to save the show. A Twitter campaign with the the hashtag #renewannewithane was started. Apart from Twitter campaign, fans raised voices through petition on change.org to reverse the decision of cancellation or the show to be picked up by another streamer. Around 2 million people signed this petition. Fans also crowdfunded to erect billboards in Toronto and New York City. Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds and English singer Sam Smith also tweeted.
Despite all the efforts, Anne with an E remains a three season series till date. The fans are still putting in a lot of effort to reverse the show cancellation. However, Netflix and CBC seem to have made their mind. It would be interesting to see if some other studio or streamer pick the show for the upcoming season.