It’s admittedly rare of Netflix to pull the plug on original series after one season, but with recent cuts like The Get Down (and potentially Sense8), the safety … well, net might finally have holes. According to a new interview with Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, the streaming service might be getting a bit more strict with its renewals.

Vulture reported on a CNBC interview with Hastings, in which the CEO noted “Our hit ratio is way too high right now,” so as to suggest that greater risk-taking might allow them more opportunities to decide certain series aren’t working. The full quote, for context:

Our hit ratio is way too high right now. So, we’ve canceled very few shows … I’m always pushing the content team: We have to take more risk; you have to try more crazy things. Because we should have a higher cancel rate overall … You get some winners that are just unbelievable winners, like 13 Reasons Why. It surprised us. It’s a great show, but we didn’t realize just how it would catch on.

Hastings also nodded toward the streaming service’s famously behind-the-curtain viewership data, stating “It’s a mix [of viewing and subscriber growth]. Mostly, it is how many people watch. But those are very connected.” That said, no word yet on whether subscription prices are due for another increase.

There’s more than a few Netflix originals that surprise viewers with their renewals, but are recent cancellations a sign of more stringent metrics to come?