HBO Max's groundbreaking LGBTQ+ series Generation has been cancelled after just one season on the network.
The teen drama premiered earlier this year in March, and focused on a group of high school students in Orange County, California, as they try to explore their sexuality while living in a conservative community.
The final episode of Generation aired July 8 and while fans were hoping for a renewal, it was clearly not on the cards for the streaming service.
A spokesperson for HBO Max said: "We will not be moving forward with a second season of Generation. We are very proud to have partnered with [creators] Zelda and Daniel Barnz to faithfully and authentically represent LGBTQ youth with such a diverse group of characters and layered stories. We thank them and our wonderfully gifted cast for all their hard work and collaboration."
HBO Max ordered an initial 16 episode-run for the first season, divided into two eight-episode parts.
The show was produced by father-and-daughter duo Zelda and Daniel Barnz, Ben Barnz, Sharr White, John Lefi, Jenni Konner and Girls star Lena Dunham.
The ensemble cast included Nathanya Alexander, Chloe East (Liv Maddie), Nava Mau, Lukita Maxwell, Justice Smith (Paper Towns), Haley Sanchez, Uly Schlesinger, Nathan Stewart-Jarett (Candyman), Chase Sui Wonders and Martha Plimpton (Raising Hope).
Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, Zelda Barnz said: "I don't think Generation's purpose was to exist as a cultural giant in the landscape of television. I think its purpose was simply to exist, as something intimate and honest for queer people."
"I'm proud of the first season. I'm grateful we got to make this show at all, because there was a great deal of uncertainty in even pitching a show about queer teenagers in such a specific setting," she said.
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