The Devil Is In The Details: ABC Announces Cancellation Of ’666 Park Avenue’

- 11-19-12TV Posted by NickBungay

The American military drama Last Resort isn’t alone in it’s cancellation this past weekend. ABC also announced the cancelation of David Wilcox‘s creation, 666 Park Avenue. Recent events with hurricane Sandy helped deal the fatal blow to the sets of 666 Park Avenue, including damaging Manhattan’s The Ansonia. The cancelation news was just the last shovel full of bad news piled on top of an already steaming pile of problems for the series.

Loosely based on the novel of the same name by Gabriella Pierce and starring Terry O’Quinn, Rachael Taylor, Dave Annable, Robert Buckley, Mercedes Masohn, Erik Palladino, Helena Mattsson, Samantha Logan and Vanessa Williams the hourly drama was already in a tough spot. Ratings for the drama slipped to three million viewers less than when the show debuted back in September. Sadly, it means it was only a matter of time before ABC put the axe down, but you’d think they would have cancelled that God awful show The Neighbours before they went after something with such promise.

666 Park Avenue had both a strong direction and cast backing it up, guess they doesn’t count for crap in network television these days.

ABC will however allow both Last Resort and 666 Park Avenue to finish out their 13-episode seasons. After the shows wrap up with their final episodes you’ll have to wait till their DVDs eventually come out to force some kind of Family Guy style revival.

Source: Coming Soon

Category: TV

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  • http://twitter.com/ScarletRegina AnnaRegina

    No surprise here. This show had too many problems and took too long to get into the mythology. The only way to save it would have been to recast the lead actress.

  • Tom B.

    Oh well, looks like it’s back to Dancing With the Stars for me.

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