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Amazon has cancelled 'Mozart in the Jungle' after four series. The comedy drama was one of Amazon's first original productions, and a big hit with viewers.

Based on oboist Blair Tindall's 2005 memoir, the show shone a light on the sex, drugs and parties that are a well-hidden part of the classical music scene. It was a critical hit, winning Emmys and Golden Globes. Though like Netflix, Amazon doesn't disclose viewing figures, so we don't know how many people watched it.

Amazon didn't give a reason for cancelling the show, but from its recent commissions, it sems it has bigger fish to fry. It's working on a TV series set in the same universe as 'Lord of the Rings', which could involve Peter Jackson, the director of the original 'LOTR' and 'The Hobbit' film trilogies.

Amazon also recently canned fellow comedies 'Jean-Claude Van Johnson', 'I Love Dick' and Tig Notaro's 'One Mississippi', so the move wasn't completely out of the blue.

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