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Futurama Canceled Again

Comedy Central pulls plug after 7 seasons

(Newser) - Bad news, everyone! Comedy Central has decided to make Futurama a thing of the past once more, EW reports. The second half of season 7—a 13-episode set beginning June 19—will be the last new adventures for Fry and friends, with the final episode set to air Sept. 4.... More »

Oprah Cancels Rosie

Low ratings end O'Donnell's show after a season

(Newser) - The struggles continue at Oprah Winfrey's cable channel OWN, as Rosie O'Donnell's talk show was canceled yesterday after just one season, reports E! Online . The Rosie Show started last October, with Russell Brand as the main guest and 497,000 viewers. It steadily declined after that, pulling... More »

A&E to Drop Swayze's Beast: Source

Low ratings, star's declining health hurt show

(Newser) - Insiders say A&E has axed The Beast, a Sony-produced series about an FBI cop played by Patrick Swayze, after its first season. Soft ratings and Swayze's worsening cancer impaired the show, though the network has yet to confirm the report, writes Variety. More »

ABC Cancels Daisies, Eli Stone

ABC cancels three shows

(Newser) - In a sweep of pre-holiday cuts, ABC has decided to pull the plug on Pushing Daisies, Dirty Sexy Money, and Eli Stone after the current season, reports E! Online. Daisies executive producer Bryan Fuller says plans are in the works for a comic book and feature film to continue the... More »

Fickle Election Audience Threatens Network Shows

Election blamed for disrupting viewing, hurting programs like 'Lipstick Jungle'

(Newser) - Election coverage disrupted America's viewing habits, playing havoc with the ratings of some network shows that could soon be cut if they don't recover their audiences, reports the Los Angeles Times. ABC's Dirty Sexy Money and Pushing Daisies, NBC's Lipstick Jungle and the new critically acclaimed CBS comedy Worst Week,... More »

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