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Why It Took So Long for ABC to Cancel Manhattan Love Story

As the fall TV season kicks off, the networks usually have itchy trigger fingers when it comes to killing off new shows that flop out of the gate. But not this season. It took more than a full month before fall's first cancellation: Manhattan Love Story. ABC killed the (alleged) comedy late Friday, Oct. 24 after four episodes had aired.

As ABC Cancels Wicked City, Here Are the First Prime-Time Casualties Each Fall Since 2000

Broadcast's May upfronts are a bit like spring training for baseball: the upcoming TV season is full of possibilities, and every new show trotted out for the fall is a […]

Sluggish Debuts for Bad Teacher, Black Box

With just a month to go before the 2013-14 broadcast TV season slinks off into the murk of history, the networks on Thursday night launched a pair of last-gasp series. As one may well expect from a couple of shows that were reserved for a late-April premiere, the results were unspectacular.

‘Game-Changer’ Episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Fizzles

Although Tuesday night’s installment of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. was heavily promoted as a tie-in to the newly released theatrical hit Captain America: The Winter Soldier, relatively few viewers were on hand to see the ensuing plot twist play out.

ABC Yanks the Cord on Mind Games

ABC has pulled the plug on the Christian Slater drama Mind Games after just five episodes.

Chicago P.D. Off to a Promising Start on NBC

In a season marred by wholly forgettable 10 p.m. launches, NBC thus far is the only broadcaster showing signs of life in the final hour of prime time.

Room at the Top: A Handful of New Series Break Through

It’s getting mighty crowded at the bottom of the broadcast barrel, as nearly two-thirds of the new network series are delivering less than a 2.0 rating in the dollar demo.

ABC Unveils Midseason Slate

In a bid to make room for its robust slate of midseason newcomers, ABC on Tuesday effectively drew the curtain on one freshman drama and put a second series on hiatus.

Another Ratings Skid for Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

One of the first series to earn a back-nine order is starting to look like a candidate for cancelation.

ABC Gives Full-Season Orders to The Goldbergs, Trophy Wife

ABC has tightened up its comedy lineup, giving full-season orders to freshman sitcoms The Goldbergs and Trophy Wife, ordering an additional four episodes of Super Fun Night and closing the books on Back in the Game.