Entertainment Heartbreak High gets renewed for a second season
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has quietly renewed Australia's Heartbreak High reboot for a second season, reports claim.
According to, bosses at the streaming giant are keen to capitalise on the blowout success of Heartbreak High, after it became a global hit on the platform.
The hit, which was inspired by the iconic 1990s series of the same name, reached number six most streamed show globally on the streaming giant, reaching top ten status in 43 countries around the world.
The series, which is set in an Australian High School, got 18,250,000 hours viewed in just the last week alone.
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The series is most popular in Australia, Britain, America and parts of Africa.
The show's quick success silences those who criticised the show prematurely because its diverse cast made it seem 'too woke'.
While the cast does feature racially mixed, non-binary and even autistic characters, the strong storylines and sharp writing mean it's far from just a diversity showcase.
The original Heartbreak High was a popular teen drama in the '90s, set in the fictional Hartley High, with plots tackling racism, human rights and other real-life issues.
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Netflix announced earlier this year it was reviving the show for a new generation.
The reboot had been criticised in some circles as a 'woke' update of the '90s high school drama that made Callan Mulvey and Ada Nicodemou household names.
Original Heartbreak High star Salvatore Coco has given the show his tick of approval.
'I thought it was fantastic. There were concerns about it being too "woke". But no, it touched on the topics and wasn't in your face,' he said on the TV Blackbox podcast.
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