From Cancelled to Global Success: The Rise of Manifest on Netflix

In 2018, NBC launched an ambitious new drama series about a group of passengers who disappeared on a flight only to reappear five years later, not having aged a day. The show was called Manifest and it grabbed viewers’ attention with its intriguing premise, strong cast, and supernatural elements. However, after three seasons, NBC decided to cancel the show, leaving fans disappointed and angry. That could have been the end of Manifest’s story, but thanks to the power of streaming and social media, the show found a new home on Netflix, where it quickly became a hit and a trending topic worldwide. Here is the story of how Manifest went from being cancelled to becoming a global success.

The Comeback of the Year: Manifest’s Journey to Netflix

After NBC announced the cancellation of Manifest in June 2021, fans launched a massive campaign on social media, using hashtags like #SaveManifest and #RenewManifest to express their love for the show and demand its continuation. Some even flew a banner over the Universal Studios lot in Los Angeles, where NBC is headquartered, that read “Netflix, save Manifest!” The efforts of the fans caught the attention of Netflix, which saw the potential of Manifest as a binge-worthy series that could attract a large audience worldwide. In August 2021, Netflix announced that it had picked up Manifest for a fourth and final season, much to the delight of the fans and the cast and crew.

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From Unexpected Cancellation to Binge-Worthy Hit: Manifest’s Triumph

The arrival of Manifest on Netflix in late August 2021 was a game-changer for the show. The first three seasons were made available to stream, and viewers who had never heard of Manifest before discovered the show and started watching it in droves. The show’s complex mythology, emotional drama, and cliffhanger endings made it a perfect candidate for binge-watching, and soon Manifest became one of the most-watched shows on Netflix. The cast and crew were overwhelmed by the outpouring of support and appreciation from the fans, who had saved the show from oblivion and turned it into a global phenomenon. The final season of Manifest is set to air on Netflix in 2022, and fans are eagerly anticipating the resolution of the many mysteries and plot threads that have kept them hooked for three seasons.

Manifest’s journey from cancellation to global success is a testament to the power of fandom and the resilience of great storytelling. The show’s creators and stars never gave up on their vision, and the fans never gave up on their love for the show. Thanks to Netflix, Manifest has found a new home and a new audience, and its legacy will continue to inspire and entertain viewers for years to come. May we all be as lucky as Manifest in finding a second chance to soar.

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