Netflix has pulled the plug on its drama series “Gypsy,” starring Naomi Watts, after a single season.

The hook for the show was unusually quick as well: The series, in which Watts plays a therapist who crosses professional lines and becomes involved with people in her patients’ lives, only started streaming on June 30.

What’s more, according to Deadline, which first reported the cancellation, writers had been working on stories for a second season for the past few weeks.

Netflix doesn’t release any viewership figures for its shows. “Gypsy” got mixed reviews from critics.

“Oh, how I’ll miss these faces — and characters — but privileged and honored to have created this show, and worked with such an incredible cast and crew, along the way,”creator Lisa Rubin writes in an Instagram post about the show’s cancellation. “Thank you to the loyal fans who have fallen for Jean and been so supportive. On to the next thrilling adventure…”

“Gypsy” is the third Netflix show to get the one-and-done treatment in the past few months. The streaming service pulled the plug on Baz Luhrmann’s expensive drama about the birth of hip-hop, “The Get Down,” in late May, and did the same to “Girlboss” in June.

“Gypsy’s” cast also included Billy Crudup, Sophie Cookson, Karl Glusman and Lucy Boynton. Rubin, Watts, Liza Chasin and Rudd Simmons served as executive producers.

“Gypsy” joins these shows that have been canceled in 2016-17.

Posted by:Rick Porter

Rick Porter has been covering TV since the days when networks sent screeners on VHS, one of which was a teaser for the first season of "American Idol." He's left-handed, makes a very solid grilled cheese and has been editor of TV by the Numbers since October 2015. He lives in Austin.

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