‘Vampire Academy’ Season 2 canceled by Peacock

'Vampire Academy' Season 2 canceled by Peacock
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Is it time to say goodbye to “Vampire Academy,” the rebooted fantasy horror drama series? Continue reading to learn more.

All of the viewers who tuned in to watch the show are now wondering if this is their final viewing or if Peacock will renew it for additional seasons. If you’ve been following the show, then you’ll know that the first season ended on October 27, 2022, with a potentially explorable plot and character arcs.

As a result, it is reasonable for viewers who have invested time in watching the episodes to inquire about the show’s future plans. If you were looking forward to knowing more about the next chapter of Vampire Academy, then you have reached the right place! We at the Web News Observer have listed all the crucial and latest information below.

Here is everything we know about Vampire Academy Season 2’s status with Peacock. 

'Vampire Academy' Season 2 canceled by Peacock

Vampire Academy Season 2: Is it renewed or canceled?

Unfortunately, Peacock has officially confirmed that the second season of Vampire Academy has been canceled by the network after one season in January 2023. The cancellations have come forward as the streamer is moving into its next phase of development. To be very honest, the news of cancellation isn’t surprising, as the overall reception of the series has been mixed. The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reported a 77% approval rating with an average rating of 7.4/10, based on 13 critic reviews. On the other hand, Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned a score of 59 out of 100 based on 7 critics, indicating “mixed or average reviews.” 

Take a look at some of the fans’ reactions to the sudden cancellation of the show:

Vampire Academy: What is the show about?

It is the second adaptation of the novel series, after the 2014 film of the same name, and serves as a reboot. Unlike the film, it does not adapt a particular novel of Mead’s series and instead takes the basics, inspirations, and elements from the six novels, telling a different story. The official description of the show by Peacock states, “From executive producer Julie Plec comes to a story of romance, friendship, death, sex, and scandal. Vampire Academy is based on a series of young adult paranormal romance novels by international bestselling author Richelle Mead. In a world of privilege and glamour, two young women’s friendship transcends their strikingly different classes as they prepare to complete their education and enter royal vampire society.”

One as a powerful Royal, the other a half-vampire Guardian trained to protect against the savage ‘Strigoi’ who threaten to tear their society apart. That is if Royal infighting doesn’t do the job first. This serialized and sexy drama combines the elegance of aristocratic romance and the supernatural thrills of the vampire genre. The main cast members of the series are as follows Sisi Stringer as Rose Hathaway, Daniela Nieves as Lissa Dragomir, Kieron Moore as Dimitri Belikov, André Dae Kim as Christian Ozera, Anita-Joy Uwajeh as Tatiana Vogel, Mia McKenna-Bruce as Mia Karp, Jonetta Kaiser as Sonya Karp, Andrew Liner as Mason Ashford, Rhian Blundell as Meredith Beckham, and J. August Richards as Victor Dashkov.

The recurring cast members include Pik-Sen Lim as Queen Marina, Jason Diaz as Andre Dragomir, Max Parker as Mikhail Tanner, Jennifer Kirby as Alberta Casey, Joseph Ollman as Jesse Zeklos, Yael Belicha as Marie Carter, Amanda Drew as Diane, Angela Wynter as Irene Vogel, Craig Stevenson as Dane Zeklos, Adam Quintero as Peter Tarus, Blake Patrick Anderson as Eddie Castile, Louisa Connolly-Burnham as Silver, and Cornelius Macarthy as Robert Karp. Vampire Academy is produced by Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group. Plec and MacIntyre executive produce the Peacock series along with Emily Cummins, Don Murphy, Susan Montford, Deepak Nayar, and Jillian DeFrehn. Bille Woodruff directs the pilot. Additional series directors are Plec, Luis Prieto, Jesse Warn, Erica Dunton, and Geoff Shotz. 

'Vampire Academy' Season 2 canceled by Peacock

Vampire Academy Episodes and Streaming Options

All the episodes from the first season which have a total of 10 episodes with an average runtime of 44 to 55 minutes, are now available to binge-watch! If you haven’t been able to catch up with the show yet, then we have listed down the crucial details about the latest season episode’s titles and synopsis for you to get a quick glimpse into the plot, which will definitely help you decide if you want to stream the show or not. Take a look at the official episode guide below:

Episode 1: Pilot – September 15, 2022: With their lives upended by tragedy, Rose’s place is uncertain as Lissa faces a new role in court.

Episode 2: Earth. Air. Water. Fire – September 15, 2022: Lissa fears the world will learn her secret; Rose must face the consequences of her actions.

Episode 3: Death Watch – September 15, 2022: The Dominion suffers a great loss; Rose meets her match; Christian receives shocking news.

Episode 4: Benchmark – September 15, 2022: Rose faces a defining test as a Guardian; Victor offers Lissa a chance to improve the Dominion.

Episode 5: Near Guard, Far Guard – September 22, 2022: Rose proves she’s a great leader, but at a terrible cost; taking control of her life, Lissa makes a radical decision; Victor takes a stand.

Episode 6: Molnija – September 29, 2022: During campaign season on the royal tour, Rose tries to find peace as Lissa seeks answers about her magic from an unlikely source; Christian confides in a new friend.

Episode 7: Beyond the Wards – October 6, 2022: Rose and Lissa’s quest for answers leads them beyond the borders of the world they’ve always known; Victor makes a final, desperate push for the throne.

Episode 8: The Trials – October 13, 2022: Victor hides his shameful secret as he goes head-to-head with Tatiana in the Trials; Rose and Mason investigate the enemy; Christian makes a startling discovery.

Episode 9: Darkness – October 20, 2022: The aftermath of the Trials throws the Dominion into chaos; Christian faces a horrific truth; Rose takes drastic measures for her future; a betrayal causes Lissa to face her darkness.

Episode 10: Ascension – October 27, 2022: The citizens of the Dominion must come together to face their greatest threat yet; Rose and Lissa make a fateful decision.

When available to stream, Vampire Academy will be accessible on Peacock as it is an exclusive series being developed for the digital streaming platform with membership plans for a premium package starting at $4.99 a month or $49.99 per year. The series is accessible to the viewers depending on the viewers’ location and membership plans, which the users can choose from to renew their accounts and watch the series.

On the other hand, Peacock TV has landed in the UK & Ireland at no extra cost to Sky TV and Now TV subscribers. Additionally, you may sign up for the service and use devices like Roku and Fire TV to watch it.

Vampire Academy | Official Trailer | Peacock Original

Catch up on the previous season, and let us know in the comments how you feel about the cancellation of Vampire Academy Season 2.