One Mississippi Receives GLAAD Nom One Day After Cancellation

Tig Notaro

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times for One Mississippi.

The acclaimed Amazon series inspired by the life of lesbian comedian Tig Notaro was canceled Thursday after two seasons, reports Deadline. Launched in 2015, the dark comedy centered on the character Tig (played by Notaro), who returns to her hometown after her mother's death.

One Mississippi wasn't the only show to get the ax this week. Amazon also announced the end of Jill Soloway's I Love Dick and Jean-Claude Van Johnson, which both ran for only one season.

Notaro, who created the series with Juno's Diablo Cody, posted a farewell message on Facebook Thursday for fans, in which she expressed "pride" for telling "exactly the stories we wanted to tell."

"We expressed ourselves so honestly and unwaveringly in the face of very powerful figures in the middle of a very ugly, yet exciting time — a time of necessary conversations that must continue," Notaro posted.

"Thank you — each and every single one of you who watched the show with your whole heart and soul there to take it all in — laughing, crying and even laugh-crying through it all."

In an ironic twist, One Mississippi was nominated for a GLAAD Media Award in the Outstanding Comedy Series category the following day, alongside shows like ABC's Modern Family, Amazon's Transparent, and NBC's Will & Grace.

Read Notaro's farewell post below.

Tags: television, GLAAD

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