Netflix's 'Away' Won't See Season Two

Ato Essandoh as Dr. Kwesi Weisberg-Abban, Ray Panthaki as Ram Arya, and Vivian Wu as Lu Wang in Netflix's 'Away'
Ato Essandoh as Dr. Kwesi Weisberg-Abban, Ray Panthaki as Ram Arya, and Vivian Wu as Lu Wang in Netflix's 'Away' (Image credit: Netflix)

Netflix has canceled the space drama Away, which has Hilary Swank as astronaut Emma Green. Josh Charles, Vivian Wu and Mark Ivanir are also in the cast. 

Andrew Hinderaker created the show, about an astronaut preparing to lead an international crew on the first mission to Mars, known as the Mars Joint Initiative. 

Away premiered Sept. 4. There were 10 episodes.

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The series was inspired by an article in Esquire

Away is executive produced by Hinderaker, Swank, Jessica Goldberg, Jason Katims, Matt Reeves, Edward Zwick, Adam Kassan and Jeni Mulein. Goldberg is the showrunner. 

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.