Precisely per week in the past, Fox introduced that they have been cancelling Prodigal Son — created by Chris Fedak and Sam Sklaver — a present that places psychological well being on the entrance and heart. The outcry of the followers have been rapid: #ProdigalSon and #SaveProdigalSon have been trending on Twitter by dusk.
After that, the Tweeting Events started. Practically day by day for the reason that announcement of its cancellation, numerous Prodigal Son-themed hashtags have been making their technique to trending numbers, reaching a mean of 20,000 in two hours each evening. Hashtags ranged from considerably unhappy phrases like, “Malcolm Shiny Wants A Hug” to extra humorous ones like #SaveTheTurtlenecks and #BewareTheHeels.
It is obvious that the followers need extra. Whereas the outdated Nielson scores have been pretty low for Prodigal Son, the streaming numbers pushed the present to be an enormous success. Whereas HBO Max scores aren’t made public, these within the U.S. see Prodigal Son listed as one of many streaming service’s trending exhibits.
Even the networks and producers need extra. Fedak and Sklaver admitted that while Fox did cancel them, the network was still immensely supportive, and Warner Bros. executives are also hoping to find the show a new home.
It is apparent that Prodigal Son deserves a 3rd season and past. However what can we do?
1. Signal The Petition
As of posting this, the petition has reached over 20,000 signatures in round per week. (The petition was open per week earlier than the cancellation, and had round 3,000 earlier than the information was introduced.) It takes only a couple seconds to signal!
2. Be a part of the Tweeting Events
Day by day Tweet Storms are being organized by @ProdigalSaviors on Twitter. They’re making a whole lot of noise, however they definitely could make much more! #BewareTheHeels was trending above newly launched Hacks underneath HBO, regardless of Prodigal Son not (but) being an HBO present. The Prodigies are definitely making their mark!
Do not forget to tag some streaming providers!
3. Be a part of the Fan Actions
The fandom has began a motion to ship hordes of birdseeds and Twizzlers to the Warner Bros Leisure workplace in Burbank. The Prodigies took a web page out of Roswell’s guide — a fandom that despatched over 3,000 bottles of sizzling sauce to CBS headquarters in an effort to save lots of the present again in 1999 — and are coming collectively to ship in birdseeds (for Sunshine) and Twizzlers (in honour of Malcolm Shiny).
The Prodigies have additionally began a fundraiser to boost cash for To Write Love On Her Arms, a charity devoted to spreading consciousness about psychological well being and help.
4. Watch the Finale
The finale airs Tuesday, Could 18th at 9/8c. Ensure you do not miss it, and ensure to Tweet stay with the hashtags #ProdigalSon and #PickUpProdigalSon!
5. Unfold the phrase!
Inform all your pals, household, and acquaintances to look at the present and inform everybody they know! No matter its renewal standing, it’s a phenomenal present that deserves the love. With its limitless twists and turns, this phenomenal present deserves an opportunity to point out us what else it has in retailer.