NPO cancels Maud & Babs despite its popularity: ‘We have to choose’ |  RTL Street

NPO cancels Maud & Babs despite its popularity: ‘We have to choose’ | RTL Street

Disappointing news for “Maud & Babs” fans. Omroep MAX will not be doing a third season of the popular series that revolves around a woman with dementia and her daughter. Max reported this on Friday. There were plans for a third series. But the nonprofit did not approve the plan.

“We continue to work hard to produce and broadcast imagination to our supporters.”

Broadcaster Jan Slagter said: “The series had a great impact, good viewership and appreciation, and we received a lot of responses, especially regarding the series’ popularity.” “The NPO mainly focuses on reaching a younger target group for drama series, which unfortunately gives Omroep MAX little room to develop fiction. Naturally, we think this is a shame and we will continue to work hard to produce and broadcast fiction to our supporters.”

“The nonprofit must choose from many original proposals from content creators and broadcasters, because our viewers always expect a show that is diverse, familiar and surprising,” says a spokesperson for the nonprofit. The nonprofit does not provide a specific reason for rejecting Maud & Babs. The series revolves around Maud (Rivka Lodezen), an unofficial caregiver for her crazy mother Babs, played by Luis Lucca. Episodes reached an average audience of one million viewers.

Earlier this week, the series’ makers spoke out Jewish Council They express their dissatisfaction with the fact that the non-profit organization is the “successor” of the series, Return, don’t want to do it. Screenwriter Roos Ouwehand received money to develop the series, but the NPO later rejected the plan. This led to angry reactions from producers and viewers.

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