“We were handed the creative freedom to make a complicated comedy about women and tell their stories. And wrestle. And now that’s gone,” they wrote. “There’s a lot of s–tty things happening in the world that are much bigger than this right now. But it still sucks that we don’t get to see these 15 women in a frame together again. We’ll miss our cast of weirdo clowns and our heroic crew. It was the best job. Register to vote. And please vote.”
Production had begun on the fourth season in February but only one episode was completed before it had to shut down, and it had not yet resumed due to the complications of a large ensemble cast and the intimate nature of wrestling.
If production had resumed, the show wouldn’t have returned until 2022 at the earliest. Season three debuted in Aug. 2019.
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Glow is definitely not the first TV casualty of the global pandemic. Netflix has also canceled Teenage Bounty Hunters and already had to say goodbye to The Society and I Am Not Okay With This despite having previously renewed them. ABC canceled Stumptown after having already renewed it, and TruTV canceled I’m Sorry in the middle