Peacock’s Vampire Academy is one of the latest LGBTQ+ inclusive TV series to get cancelled. Back in September, the supernatural teen drama made its grand debut on the streaming service.
The show, which is based on the Richelle Mead book series, follows Dhampir Rose Hathaway (Sisi Stringer) and royal Moroi vampire Lissa Dragomir (Daniela Nieves), two friends who are navigating relationships and supernatural threats while attending the prestigious St Vladimir’s Academy.
The synopsis reads: “As Rose trains to be a guardian, a mysterious bond develops between the two friends, and they must work together to decipher it, all while facing threats like the bloodthirsty and undead strigoi.” Following its release on Peacock, the show received acclaim from critics and viewers, who praised the series for its campy storylines and its extensive vampire lore.
Vampire Academy also earned a large LGBTQ+ fanbase due to the show’s lesbian romance between non-royal Moroi vampire Mia Karp (Mia McKenna-Bruce) and Dhampir guardian in training Meredith (Rhian Blundell).