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Cancelled shows 2012: ABC and the CW announce what won't be returning

TV networks ABC and the CW shared what will be cancelled at the end of this season.

By The TV Addict / May 15, 2012

'GCB' was one of the shows axed by ABC.

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Good News: According to co-creator Josh Schwartz, GOSSIP GIRL’s next 11 episodes are going to deliver in a big way. Bad News: Primarily because The CW has announced that the show’s sixth season — consisting of a paltry 11 episodes mind you — will be its last. [Source]  

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Good News: An average of 1.3 million viewers per week were enough to save fan favorites HART OF DIXIE and NIKITA, both of which will be returning to The CW next fall for a second and third season respectively. Bad News: 1.3 million viewers per week were not enough to save THE SECRET CIRCLE and RINGER. #RIP [Source]

Good News: In an effort to keep their license to print money happy, ABC has rewarded both Shonda Rhimes’ SCANDAL and PRIVATE PRACTICE with somewhat surprising second and sixth season renewals. Bad News: THE RIVER and MISSING were not produced by Shonda Rhimes, and thus, will not be joining SCANDAL and PRIVATE PRACTICE on ABC’s sked next fall.

Good News: ABC just announced the surprise renewal of an hour long drama many thought was perilously close to cancellation. Bad News: No, GCB did not get a last minute reprieve (#RIP), but rather the write-by-numbers procedural that is BODY OF PROOF. #GROAN.

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