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ABC Cancels 'Last Resort' & '666 Park Avenue'

by Courtney
November 16, 2012 11:30 PM
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As someone who watched both shows regularly, I can't say that I'm surprised. I was most excited about Last Resort, especially after we saw the first trailer for it. I had high hopes. But it's becoming clearer to me that the best dramas are just no longer on network TV. You can to go to cable for if you want to see the great stuff. 

Right now, unless a show has the names J.J. Abrams, Shonda Rhimes or Jerry Bruckheimer attached to it, it's probably not on solid ground. Although that's not a steadfast rule.

ABC has canceled both Last Resort and 666 Park Avenue.

Why? Why else? Ratings. Both started the season fairly decently (especially Last Resort), but gradually dropped in terms of viewership. Although neither was what you'd call a sure-fire hit.

Last Resort averaged about 7.3 million total viewers, with last the last episode scoring the lowest ratings for the show since its debut, with 5.8 million viewers.

666 averaged 5 million viewers, with a 4 million draw during its last episode.

All 13 episodes of each series will air, completing original season orders for both. And after that, say goodbye!

Will you miss them, if you were an avid viewer?

'666 Park Avenue'
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  • Sean Murphy | June 1, 2013 10:09 PMReply

    Just came across this news......I really enjoyed "Last Resort"....very pissed off to hear it has been cancelled

  • Mairtin Bradley | May 31, 2013 10:37 AMReply

    Gutted to say the least that Last Resort has been cancelled. Really enjoy the show. But to say unless it has JJ Abrams etc names on it ain't exactly true, just look at Alcatraz, another show that I enjoyed and yet again, cancelled.

  • Katrina | April 16, 2013 12:52 AMReply

    It is very frustrating when you are getting involved in a series and all of a sudden they end it because of ratings. 'Last Resort' was a great series as was 'Missing' which they decided to axe after one season.

  • aron | April 7, 2013 3:38 AMReply

    will definitely miss the 'last resort' ,was a great show!

  • Roc | April 3, 2013 7:03 PMReply

    Last Resort was really good. I wish they would bring it back.

  • Glen | March 19, 2013 7:49 PMReply

    I get sick and tired of networks canceling shows that are decent instead keeping garbage, all this dumbass reality shit. Last Resort, 5.something mil viewers? yet they keep shows with less than 4 mil...all the more reason to go to cable and ignore the networks

  • jay | March 4, 2013 5:29 PMReply

    Why great U.S. shows are cancelled:

    “Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that.”
    ― George Carlin

  • Lastresortwilllive! | February 25, 2013 10:06 AMReply

    Community was axed but they brought it back, if enough people can get behind it we can bring back last resort!!!

  • Lastresortwilllive! | February 25, 2013 10:06 AMReply

    Community was axed but they brought it back, if enough people can get behind it we can bring back last resort!!!

  • raf | February 11, 2013 6:00 PMReply

    Last resort was very interesting, is there an alternative to this show since it will be axed?

  • EDY | February 11, 2013 11:16 AMReply

    BUUUUUURN!!!!! u should burn ABC for canceling Last Resort

  • Wayne | February 8, 2013 4:00 PMReply

    US tv producers are unbelieveably fickle in that they base success on what their own public like and lets face it the Americans won't watch anything good they only appreciate tripe!!!

  • Neil | February 7, 2013 3:48 PMReply

    I watched Last Resort on Sky network in United Kingdom and I loved it, no way this show should be axed, I hope the writers move network and timeslot and make more, episode 13 could just be a dream Marcus had and we could carry on with this outstanding program which is so better than the reality junk that's on all the time now. C'mon Shawn Ryan give us more!

  • sebastian | February 7, 2013 2:14 PMReply

    yeah, cmon .... last resort was amazing, WE WANT IT BACK!!! BEST TV SHOW EVER ..... you should kill the stupid reality shows.
    R.I.P ABC channel

  • Bob | February 2, 2013 12:01 AMReply

    Keep last resort its the best show on tv all the rest suck don't be chode keep last resort

  • Miles Ellison | January 27, 2013 3:05 AMReply

    Networks have almost completely alienated the audience that appreciates shows like this. That audience stopped watching network television in "acceptable" numbers after the onslaught of reality shows, singing contests, and dance shows. The interesting thing is that Last Resort would have been a hit on a cable network. A lot more people watched that show than are watching Breaking Bad or Mad Men, and it had a slightly bigger audience than Sons of Anarchy, which is one of the most watched shows on cable. If people know that a show is going to be canceled by a network because there isn't a ridiculously large audience for it, enough of them won't watch no matter how good it is.

  • Mrs. Wright | January 27, 2013 2:30 AMReply

    America should be ashamed of themselves!!! How in the world do shows like Jersey Shore and The Bachelor/Bachelorette have continuous seasons??? Last Resort was amazing... BRING BACK MARCUS CHAPLAIN!!!!!!!!!!

  • vicbride | January 27, 2013 12:51 AMReply

    It's sad considering one of the reasons the best shows don't get the veiwers is because they are new. People are scared to commit due to the obvious cancellation on the way.

  • Johnny5isalive | January 26, 2013 3:44 PMReply

    Cancelling last resort hmmmm that sucks it actually was a decent show. Well you can suck it im gonna stick to my Dr. Who Walking Dead from now on no more venturing out since the station cant commit to producing a show. If you were going to cancel complete a second season and give shows the proper ending they deserve not a rush job to complete the circle. Eh could be worse could have ended like BBC The Fades and season 6 Primeval.

  • xJulz | January 26, 2013 8:17 AMReply

    WHAT??!!!! They can't cancel last resort!! It was one of the most original and amazing show concepts I've ever seen!! I mean the season finale seemed quite rushed and not really what I wanted but I'm guessing they just wanted to give the show a proper finish. But we need season 2!! I want to know what happens after they all get back to the US and after Kylie shoots the president!!

  • sherven | January 25, 2013 11:36 PMReply

    WHAT! They cant do that! Last Resort was one of the best action-drama tv show ive watch. Me and my friends been watching it and longing for next weeks episodes. And now ABC is canceling it! Hey, you should learn to think twice before you will do something stupid.... People do love last resort! We want season 2!!!!!!!!!

  • Dylan | January 25, 2013 6:38 PMReply

    WTF! Last resort was really good one of the best series I've seen.... It was a good balance of action and drama and not to much of one or the other... God dammit was looking forward to another season... :(

  • wayne key | January 25, 2013 1:25 PMReply

    Damn you ABC, you did it to me again! You get me started watching a TV and cancel it on me. i should have learned my lesson after FlashForward and V, but Last Resort looked so promising. 666 looked just creapy enough to get me attention too. So I signed on, and ABC killed them.

    Why can't you kill your damn reality TV shows instead.

  • Johnny5isalive | January 26, 2013 3:55 PM

    I agree im tired of getting into a show and hack gone.... at least they finished it even though it seemed like a rush job. Although they could have done the story more justice had they just planned to end it after a season 2.

  • Christophe | January 25, 2013 9:02 AMReply

    I also loved Last Resort, I looked forward to it every week.

    Although, a few episodes ago I felt it needed to come to some kind of (intermediate) conclusion. That's the problem with shows that are built around 1 topic, you can't keep it dragging on, and once you fix the issue, the show is over.

    I'm happy that at least it had a plausible ending and didn't stop in the middle. Looking at is as a mini-series, it was about 9-10 hours of great viewing pleasure.

  • Patty | January 25, 2013 8:46 AMReply

    I did not know they were canceling Last Resort idiots!!! Best show on TV after Homeland. Actors and plot amazing!! One of the few show husband and I watch together. Just proves ABC is a fluff channel. I should have answered phone when Nielson called since you sexist TV executives didn't think us stupid delicate "ladies" liked it! I am a young working 60 year old demographic in $150000 + category. Take that Nielson!

  • Dennis | January 24, 2013 11:43 PMReply

    So i guess 4 millon people should cancel ABC . Last resort was awesome.

  • Dana | January 24, 2013 10:28 PMReply

    I can't believe they cancelled last resort!!! It's the best show I've seen in years! They have to figure out how to count viewers with DVR's being a thing now! I know they account for some of that but last I heard they were only looking at (I think) 3 days after shows air. Man, I'm so disappointed! The drop in viewers probably has to do with the crazy Thursday night lineup. If I couldn't record 4 shows at a time I'd have to cut one of my Thursday favorites out. Move last resort to another night and it'll show massive improvement in viewer numbers.

  • Marcus porter | January 24, 2013 10:09 PMReply

    Last resort was a great show! I never watch tv series because they usually suck. I actually couldn't wait till every Thursday... I even ended up liking the last resort Facebook page, which again is something I never do. Abc made a bad move with this one!

  • Matt | January 24, 2013 9:55 PMReply

    Well they can't ring it back now, cause they just had the Captin die and there isn't anything left to do. She killed the president, so what else could they do? I could see if Sam had to go after his wife, but they released her, so really nothing else to do. I loved that show and ABC sucks for canceling it. Horrible move, a good show gets canceled and crap TV stays on

  • Tony | January 23, 2013 12:27 AMReply

    Why not move Last Resort to another night so it's not having to compete with Greys Anatomy and Scandal?! This show had absolutely no chance to survive its competition, given these shows have been on air for a while (especially Greys) and have been "solidified" as a regular hit drama. Hell I recommend putting in on Tuesday nights at 10 pm in place of Private Practice that will no longer be airing as the series finale just aired. I hope someone takes this into consideration .... This is one of those shows that really had me intrigued and actually looking forward to what was going to happen next. Last resort to me was the best aired show of all network TV dramas this season hands down!

  • paul | November 25, 2012 5:34 AMReply

    last resort was a GREAT SHOW shame on the network they always dump good shows im sic of it someone please pick it up good story good acting ... what else do u want .. THEY PROBABLY HAVENT EVEN CHECKED THE DVR TOTALS BEFORE THEY DUMPED IT .. SO SAD

  • dee | November 27, 2012 12:18 PM

    you know what, you have a point... I usually don't watch until later anyway and often record or watch on-demand

  • kara | November 23, 2012 9:14 AMReply

    point is they'd rather keep that crappy reality crap on instead of good drama's and a good comedy here and has gone down hill ever since the first reality show popped up..

  • Jug | November 19, 2012 7:39 PMReply

    Wow, as if almost on cue, this interview with Ryan highlights most of the reasons the show died, and it wasn't for the High Concept :

  • Akimbo | November 19, 2012 1:27 AMReply

    I was still watching both shows more out of obligation and wanting to see how things panned out rather than actually enjoying them. Interesting concepts with middling execution, both just dawdling and meandering towards their resolutions/big reveals. The problem with a lot of these high concept shows is that they only have one "mystery" for the entire season and keep holding over viewers' heads while bullshitting around until sweeps. Yes, there can and should be a larger mystery, but we need meaningful & interesting reveals to keep us invested as you string us along. Neither show provided that on a regular basis. Also, why did Scott Speedman always have on so much clothing? They were on a freaking island; get gratuitous!

  • mantan | November 20, 2012 11:35 PM

    lol @ the scott speedman bit.

  • Orville | November 18, 2012 7:14 PMReply

    Maybe Last Resort will get a second life on another network? Remember Southland from a few years ago got dumped by NBC but ended up on cable and still has loyal viewers.

  • troy | November 20, 2012 2:59 AM

    Yes it may work better on TNT

  • Jason | November 18, 2012 6:15 PMReply

    Now if they could also cancel that lame Once Upon a Time with it's ongoing inclusion of characters from every fairy tale that was ever written. That show sucks. I'm also sick of looking at Snow White with the jug ears. Add the cancelation of all these crap reality shows and we might be able to start putting in some quality programming. But it's doubtful.

  • Rose | November 19, 2012 11:57 PM

    News flash - Once Upon a Time - Best show around in a long time! Go stare at the weather channel.

  • sandra | November 17, 2012 8:45 PMReply

    QUESTION TO YOU ALL: Don't you think the main culprits are the show creators? Re Last Resort -->Another name to add to the HIGH-CONCEPT cemetary. Other than LOST and PRISON BREAK I can't think of a single hc show that has survived a full seaon. I blame the show creators for not being able to 1) determine the correct format for an idea (mini-series, special 2-hour movie-of-the-week...ain't no shame in that) 2) determine the right home for your project (cable specialty, basic cable, cable high-end). 3) Going for shock value with a concept that is too specific/gimmicky -------------I started paying attention to this phenomenon in 2006. All networks are equally guilty. Here are a few tragic examples: The Nine ( a series based on 9 survivors of a bank robbery), The Knights of Prosperity (a group of joe blows try to rob Mick Jagger), Windfall (20 friends win the lottery and experience the fallout), Day Break (w/Taye Diggs who wakes up every day at the same time and relieves the same day until he fixes things...), Six Degrees, Alcatraz, and sooooooo many more! I only miss 3 shows: Traveler, Journeyman and Flashforward. The concepts need to be toned down and the focus should be on telling strong stories instead of flashy ones. What do you guys think?

  • Troy | November 20, 2012 3:08 AM

    Knight Rider, Quantum Leap, I Dream of Genie, Mork and Mindy, 24, west wing, criminal intent, numbers, criminal minds, bones, and many others. I like shows where well meaning people get they dumb ass killed for believing in GOOD vs EVIL, everybody involved in a war are bad.

  • Jug | November 19, 2012 4:35 PM

    Damn, I thought my post would be shorter than that LOL But- long story short-I don't think the concept is the definite problem. I think it's execution first & foremost, coupled with the medium. GOSSIP GIRL isn't going to fly on AMC, ya know?

  • Jug | November 19, 2012 4:25 PM

    I don't think there's anything wrong with High Concept. I often prefer High Concept-at least they'r trying for something exciting. But High Concept doesn't always mean its a good show either. I'm a HUGE fan of GOOD WIFE. Simple show, she's an attorney. Pretty standard stuff. But excellent writing and excellent performances. Now, it's not everyone's cup of tea, but whether you like Brady or Manning, you have to admit they're both great Quarterbacks. IMO, High Concept doesn't work well for broadcast for three reasons A) you have too many audiences to appeal to truly make it work creatively B) the budgets will inevitably be higher so the threshold for success is higher while the margin for error is lower & C) Cable does it better. RESORT & 666 would probably have been better cable shows because the worlds they've created could be more fleshed out, creatively speaking. THE WIRE vs. HILL STREET BLUES. Now, the budget becomes an issue because cable networks, for the most part, aren't fronting the shows & don't own them. They buy from prod. houses like Warner Horizons, ABC Studios, 20th TV, FOX 21 etc. So in order to make them work budget wise, they have to shave off some of the "umph" of the show. Much of BSG took place inside, space was much green screen or it was on wooded locations in Vancouver. WALKING DEAD was shot in Georgia, extremely cheap to shoot-and they even had budget cuts by at least 200k an episode, BREAKING BAD is show in uber cheap Albuquerque. Creatively, many of the shows you mentioned were high gloss, but lacked any real creative meat to the writing (FLASH FORWARD was epically bad writing, when every episiode, in order to further plot, someone has to act like they didn't see what they saw in their flash forward or they constantly have to explain it, it invalidates the logic of the world you created & the intelligence of your main characters-not to mention your audience. They all ended up being soaps-which many shows end up being anyway. But if all you have to offer in the beginning is a high gloss hook and no real story to back it up, it gets infinitely harder week after week justifying sticking around. LOST is THE prime example. Every network wanted to have a copy of LOST, remember THRESHOLD & SURFACE? Both LOST rips that had all the components of LOST, but weren't terribly well written shows. All Hook. LOST was probably the first show of the last 30 years that broke the mold of easily syndicated originally content i.e. cop/doctor shows. It showed you could do "genre" & "high concept" & people would actually watch it. Why? Because while you were sucked into the "genreness" of it all, you got great character drama (every flashback was about characters discovering their humanity, loss, love etc that was often either connected to or in opposition to the current plot per episode. Brilliant writing!). Ironically, LOST-as most shows do-is a show that as it progressed and it embraced their sci-fi genre nature coupled with soap opera writing, the ratings declined. But by then it was a huge hit & it didn't matter, the faithful were set. I watch FRINGE, but if the show had started with this current season, I wouldn't even watch 3 eps. Its terrible, confused & extremely marred by insulting the intelligence of its viewers & characters for the sake of plot-a problem that ails much genre work. But since its about to be over I want to see it off LOL MAD MEN, WALKING DEAD, all high concept cable shows that would die a sweet death on the big 4. As for mid-season, I think its use for broadcast networks has changed dramatically. Just as January used to be THE dead zone for films. Mid-season shows are now often ones the networks actually believe in, to cover up for the shows that die early deaths in the fall. It doesn't make sense anymore to put shit on the air behind shit. Remember, some of these shows have to go up against SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL, DANCING WITH THE STARS, WORLD SERIES and off cycle cable shows (that are drawing anywhere between 5 Mil to 14 Mil viewers). Shows for mid-season, like FOLLOWING & every one of Shonda Rhimes shows, are mid-seasons that the networks believe in to "save the day". They even up them from 6 episode orders to 13, maybe more. The only reason FOLLOWING wasn't a fall selection is because Bacon stressed only 15 episodes. More freedom and less filler episodes, diluting the content. I'm quick to want high-minded stuff, but a high-minded idea a good show doesn't necessarily make. THE NINE & WINDFALL were RASHOMAN without the character dev. All Hook. Like they say in the restaurant world, "Never get the Fish Special on Monday. It's from Friday with Mayonnaise on it."

  • Jeni | November 19, 2012 3:30 PM

    No. Can't blame the content creators of Last Resort for getting a deal, blame ABC for the nonsensical, 8/7 PM timeslot. Entirely too early for intense fare, and the key male demo that they were searching for probably isn't watching anything other than sports or Big Bang Theory at that time.

    The concept is pretty easy for "middle America" to understand (they even started introducing the series each wk with a synopsis of what had already occurred, so no one can claim that they were watching something too complex to understand, a la' "Lost"), there were attractive actors who could actually act, and the writing was good.

  • sandra | November 18, 2012 12:31 AM

    @ALM - thanks for the reply. I also wanted to add The Following (w/Kevin Bacon) and Zero Hour (Anthony Edwards) to the list. Although they haven't yet aired, they're DOA because they fit several criteria of the previously cancelled shows: convoluted plot and premise (better suited for a movie a la Da Vinci Code for Zero Hours and Silence of the Lambs for The Falling), story not easily contained, boring lead characters, EXPENSIVE-LOOKING... Both are mid-season replacements which indicates that the networks aren't 100% confident to begin with. This coupled with all the hiatuses legitimate (holidays/presidential address) and random (i,e. country music award type foolery) that networks partake in and we can see that the chances for survival are close to nil.

  • ALM | November 17, 2012 9:34 PM

    Hi Sandra, I don't mind a little flash.....I agree with the posters who say that ABC doesn't give some of their shows a real chance. There are hit shows in tv history that took two or three seasons to catch on. TV execs now have a microwave mentality. They won't allow a show to grow and simmer to a good, full bodied project. On a side note, the show about Mick Jagger was WAY too specific of a subject for a weekly American tv show. Even though Jagger is a legend, I don't think the current American audience cares enough for a weekly show that is indirectly about him. I do agree with you that some of the shows may have done better elsewhere. I.e. "GCB" could easily follow "Dallas" when "Dallas" returns for its second season this summer on TNT.

  • Geneva Girl | November 17, 2012 4:55 PMReply

    We'll be sad to see Last Resort go. Mr. GG and I really liked it. On the other hand, 666 gave us the creeps and we bailed after three episodes. I can't watch stuff like that before I go to bed!

  • Chris | November 17, 2012 4:19 PMReply

    I dont know what ABC expects. You create a show (Last Resort) that is clearly targeted at young males and decide to air it on Thursday night against the NFL. I personally love the show and it is on my DVR every week. But you are not going to pull men away from football no matter how good a show is. Why dont you try airing on on Wednesday night when there is nothing but junk on TV.

  • ALM | November 17, 2012 9:29 PM

    I will agree with you on the part of your comment about the cluttered Thursday line up. It can barely find anything to watch on Monday or Tuesday, but on Thursday I literally have to miss shows and watch them "On Demand" later. I.e. I put the tv on "Scandal" and catch "Elementary" on demand later that week.

  • danar | November 17, 2012 2:33 PMReply

    I'm glad Last Resort was canceled, they compare a military junkie with Kurt Cobain! so why dont compare with Elvis Presley, Jim Morrison, Jimmy Endrix or Bob Marley? You fucked'up! Next time have some respect for dead people and compare with your F.... mother!

  • bondgirl | November 19, 2012 1:32 PM

    Jimi Hendrix's death is unclear and Bob Marley died of cancer. Don't fuc*ing come up in here trying to defame black musicians because your crackhead hero isn't being nominated for sainthood.

  • VichusSmith | November 17, 2012 2:08 PMReply

    Like most people here, I really am disappointed that Last Resort didn't make it. I am shocked, really. I didn't give 666 a chance. Maybe it got better, I don't know.

  • JoAnn Perry | November 17, 2012 12:54 PMReply

    I do not know about how anyone else feels, but I am soooooo sick and tired of getting interested in a new "ABC" series only to have it cancelled again and again ... I am speaking of both Last Resort and 666 Park Ave. I do not know what "ABC's" viewer numbers should be to keep a series running, but from what now and previous canceled series have stopped, ABC is no longer ANY fan of mine. I will NEVER waste my time watching ANY "ABC" new show! Only to have it canceled, again and again!!! And if I could start a ban for "ABC" television network, this would be a #1 priority for my 2013 New Years resolution!!

  • mantan | November 20, 2012 11:40 PM

    i didn't watch either of these shows so i'm not disappointed about this, but i've made it a point not to watch a show unless it's already aired for at least 2 seasons just so i don't get emotionally invested in it and then it gets canceled after the first season or the first couple of episodes.

  • Julia | November 17, 2012 7:34 PM

    usually successful shows on ABC have about 10 million viewers so I understand why it was cancelled, but still I am very disappointed!!!

  • OMG, Yes! | November 17, 2012 2:33 PM

    So am I! ABC has done it again and again! If you start a ban, I'll get in that line! ;-)

  • ALM | November 17, 2012 11:38 AMReply

    I hate to hear this about "Last Resort". My mom was just asking me about the show the other day. I am a fan of both Vanessa Williams' and Terry O'Quinn's work, but it was a no go on their show from day 1. They need to bring "GCB" back. The show was very realistic. There are a lot of messed up people in church.

  • Edye | November 17, 2012 10:39 AMReply

    I REALLY enjoyed The Last Resort. Andre Brauer was superb. I think it would do well if it were a cable show. 666 Park Ave. Was okay. I still watched it to support my girl, Vanessa. But again, you can do so much more on Cable. Network shows are kind of lame. I hope they are picked up by a cable network.

  • Adam Scott Thompson | November 17, 2012 10:30 AMReply

    Lynn, the husband on our "Crumbs in the Bed" webseries, was raving all through shooting about "Last Resort." Like me he's a huge Braugher fan, but I've never had faith in "high concept" television shows. The way he described it intrigued me, but I just couldn't bring myself to commit. Here's to Andre Braugher getting back on the horse ASAP.

  • Romaric | November 17, 2012 9:38 AMReply

    I'll really miss 666 Park Avenue. I loved all this spooky-dramatic elements mixed in the same storyline. Maybe a cable network, such as Chiller TV, could pick it up, since they have less rating expectations? I agree with some comments ; cable networks do have some of the best shows on air nowadays.

  • Adam Scott Thompson | November 17, 2012 10:47 AM

    Chiller couldn't afford the production costs. It wouldn't be the show you've come to expect.

  • Ronald t. Jones | November 17, 2012 3:22 AMReply

    Travesty of travesties! Two fine shows cancelled! A loss for creativity, a gain for the humdrum, the idiotic and the inexplicable!

  • Jason | November 18, 2012 6:39 PM

    I agree. It's like we have become a nation of TV zombies. everyone has to watch the same thing or we cancel it. We don't all watch the same things or have the same tv tastes. There is so many shows that I have loved and lost cause ABC kills them. all they care is about the ad dollars. I for one DVR everything, so I don't even watch them. I hate ABC!!!!

  • Miles Ellison | November 17, 2012 12:30 AMReply

    One of the advantages that series on cable networks enjoy are lower ratings thresholds. A show that averaged 7.3 million viewers on AMC or FX would be renewed in a heartbeat. That's a lot more people than the audience for Mad Men or Breaking Bad on AMC. It's a little more than the number of people that are watching Sons of Anarchy or Justified on FX. Last Resort looked like an interesting show, but this isn't the type of show that draws the kind of numbers that will keep it on a broadcast network because the audience that appreciates this kind of thought provoking entertainment generally isn't watching ABC anymore.

  • Jeni | November 16, 2012 11:56 PMReply

    Last Resort was a really creative effort with great acting. ABC basically doomed it to insignificance by giving it a timeslot in which it couldn't be competitive. At least the full season will air.

  • George | November 17, 2012 8:56 AM

    ABC made the same mistake that Fox made with Shawn Ryan other show The Chicago Code. Fox went on to make more blunders canceling other 1 hour dramas Human Target and Lie To Me. Just to make room for X factor and Terra Nova, Alcatraz, The Finder and Touch. Both Terra Nova, The Finder and Alcatraz were canceled. Touch fell from big premier ratings. Now Generic TV Show The Mob Doctor is still on because Fox has nothing to replace it with. Fox betting big on The Following to fix it's slump. As of right now Fox is in Fourth Place.

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