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TNT Cancels "Men of a Certain Age"

by Jasmin
July 15, 2011 10:58 AM
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Just a day after lead actor Andre Braugher received an Emmy nomination for his work on the series, TNT has announced that it will not renew Men of a Certain Age for a third season.

The critically acclaimed series, which stars Braugher alongside Ray Romano and Scott Bakula as three middle-aged buddies, is a casualty of low ratings. At the end of its second season last month it bowed to a disappointing 1.8 million viewers, 591,000 of them in the 19-49 demographic. That was down 33% from the Season 2 premiere in December.

In a statement released by TNT, the cable network expressed the usual regrets about having to cancel, its pride at having had two seasons of "great storytelling and impeccable performances," and best wishes to the cast, crew and creators of the show.

The cancellation allows room for a reboot of the 1980s series Dallas, as well as new episodes of Falling Skies and Franklin & Bash. More scheduling changes are reportedly on the way.

From Deadline.

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  • MOACAFan | July 21, 2011 1:42 AMReply

    MOACA Fans: You can help Men of a Certain Age find a new home. Just go the Save Men of a Certain Age Facebook page and click "Like."

  • Mr. Clinton | July 18, 2011 6:12 AMReply

    I'm mad at that, for real. That was my show! First Chicago Code, which I also loved, gets yanked, now this? Not cool at all.

  • Tamara | July 16, 2011 3:40 AMReply

    Amazing show. I loved so much about it.

  • arnoldrummond | July 16, 2011 3:17 AMReply

    This was my show! Pissed. At least it had some semblance of closure.

  • eshowoman | July 16, 2011 2:48 AMReply

    Must have more Braugher!!! I guess I will watch the first 5 seasons ob Homicide again.

  • Camille | July 15, 2011 12:19 PMReply

    This is a shame. It was a lovely show, and Andre Braugher all day every day really.

  • Ghost | July 15, 2011 12:04 PMReply

    Correction-Perception airs in the summer of 2012 with Dallas and Levar Burton is in the cast.

  • GHost | July 15, 2011 12:01 PMReply

    Remember The Closer is ending this year too. They still have Perception with Arjay Smith and Will McCommick set to air in Winter 2012.

  • Adam Scott Thompson | July 15, 2011 11:51 AMReply

    Sad. It was a solid show. They all excelled -- Braugher, especially. Even Brian White was a great fit (lol).

    "Dallas" won't hold a candle... even with J.R.

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