In the last week, Netflix has cancelled a bevvy of your favorite shows, including Sense8, Bloodline, and The Get Down, and fans have been on a tear trying to save their faves by petitioning the streaming network. But the CEO is asking these same fans to stop trying to save their favorite shows from cancellation.

During the Producer鈥檚 Guild of America鈥檚 Produced By conference this past weekend, head of programming for Netflix Ted Sarandos sat down with mega star Jerry Seinfeld to talk all things streaming and admitted that the company won鈥檛 be listening to fans who petition to save their favorite shows.

鈥淭hey did a beautiful show,鈥 Sarandos admitted, adding, 鈥渢he audience was very passionate, but not large enough to support the economics of something that big, even on our platform.鈥 So while fans might truly have loved everything about the sci-fi series Sense8, not enough people were watching, which made the high cost of the show too much, even for Netflix.

This admission helps shed some light on how Netflix plans its series. The company is surprisingly tight-lipped about its viewership because they don鈥檛 think it matters at the end of the day. While we can鈥檛 change their minds on bringing back our faves, Netflix wants聽to have up to 50 percent original content going forward, giving us so many more opportunities to watch new shows.

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(h/t Refinery29; photos via Netflix + Fredrick M. Brown/Getty)