Amazon has picked up additional seasons of its comedies “Mozart in the Jungle” and “Red Oaks,” but the latter is also coming to an end.
The streaming service announced Monday that “Red Oaks” will be back for a third season, but it will also be the final one for the show. Set in the 1980s, it centers on a college student (Craig Roberts) who works a summer job at a country club, his co-workers, family and members of the club. The cast also includes Jennifer Grey, Richard Kind, Paul Reiser, Gina Gershon, Gage Golightly, Oliver Cooper, Alexandra Socha and Ennis Esmer.
“Mozart in the Jungle,” meanwhile, will be back for a fourth season. (Both it and “Red Oaks” are set to premiere later in the year; exact dates haven’t been set.) The show won a Golden Globe for best comedy series in 2016 (lead actor Gael Garcia Bernal also won) and was nominated again this year.
The show follows the members of a symphony orchestra in New York and the patrons and other people who come into their orbit.
“Amazon Studios has been built by the risky, creative genius of shows like ‘Mozart in the Jungle’ and ‘Red Oaks,'” Aamazon’s head of comedy and drama, Joe Lewis, says in a statement. “We are excited to see how the amazing creators, casts and crews top themselves next season.”
As is the case with all streaming services, Amazon doesn’t release viewing figures for its shows.
The two series join these shows that have been renewed for 2017-18 and beyond.