“Why Women Kill
” has been canceled at Paramount+
after two seasons, Variety has learned exclusively.
The cancellation comes despite the fact that the show was renewed for a third season in December 2021. The show originally launched in 2019 when Paramount+ was still known as CBS All Access, with Season 2 airing between June and July of 2021.
“Paramount+ has made the difficult decision not to move forward with Season 3 of ‘Why Women Kill
,'” a Paramount+ spokesperson said in a statement to Variety. “We would like to thank our partners at CBS Studios
and Imagine Television Studios, the amazing creator and showrunner Marc Cherry
and the incredible writers, cast and crew for two memorable seasons.”
The series followed an anthology format, with the two seasons featuring entirely different casts and storylines. Season 1 featured stories set in three different decades, specifically in 1963, 1984, and 2019. It followed three women who lived in the same Pasadena mansion