Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: AMC cancelled the Killing

  1. #1
    Administrator Peck's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    Posts
    12,449

    Default AMC cancelled the Killing

    No real shock here, I thought that they had nowhere else to go with this myself. Overall a really good show and I'm glad I watched.

    http://insidetv.ew.com/2012/07/27/killing-canceled/

    by James Hibberd
    Tags: News
    AMC has cancelled The Killing after two seasons, but the rainy murder mystery could live on at another network.

    Statement from the network: “After much deliberation, we’ve come to the difficult decision not to renew The Killing for a third season. AMC is incredibly proud of the show and is fortunate to have worked with such a talented team on this project, from showrunner Veena Sud and our terrific partners at Fox Television Studios to the talented, dedicated crew and exceptional cast.”

    Fox Television Studios quickly sent out a statement saying the studio plans to shop the drama series to other networks: “Fox Television Studios is extremely proud of The Killing, the extraordinary writing staff and crew, and what we believe is one of the best casts on television. We will proceed to try to find another home for the show.”
    The Killing has been one of AMC’s few missteps in an otherwise remarkable plunge into scripted television during the last several years. The show premiered last year to 2.7 million viewers and plenty of fan and critic excitement. But in a move that will likely be used as a real-time lesson in serialized series management for years to come, AMC and Sud managed to infuriating fans by declining to solve a mystery that viewers felt they had been led to believe would be cleared up by the end of the first season.

    When season two debuted in April, ratings dropped 33 percent to 1.8 million viewers. The audience continued to ebb until the finale, which garnered 1.4 million viewers and finally revealed who killed teen murder victim Rosie Larsen. With the ratings showing a clear downward trajectory, and having established across two seasons that the Larsen murder is the driving force of the show, cancellation seemed very likely. The lesson? Don’t take viewers for granted.


    Basketball isn't played with computers, spreadsheets, and simulations. ChicagoJ 4/21/13

  2. #2
    Member spreedom's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Minnesota
    Age
    29
    Posts
    2,530

    Sports Logo Sports Logo

    Default Re: AMC cancelled the Killing

    The first few episodes of this show were electrifying, but they really tailed off after that.

  3. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to spreedom For This Useful Post:


Similar Threads

  1. HOUSE MD cancelled
    By vapacersfan in forum Market Square (General Non-Sports Discussion)
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 02-20-2012, 08:42 PM
  2. 2011/2012 NBA season likely to be cancelled
    By FireTheCoach in forum Indiana Pacers
    Replies: 35
    Last Post: 08-08-2011, 10:29 PM
  3. 24 cancelled....
    By Peck in forum Market Square (General Non-Sports Discussion)
    Replies: 52
    Last Post: 02-04-2011, 12:16 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •