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  1. R.I.P., Hoarders, May You Find Peace in That Big Box of Taxidermi...

    Tess Lynch

    A&E announced yesterday that the documentary series Hoarders, which debuted in 2009 as the most-watched series premiere in the network's history among 18-to-49-year-olds, had been canceled after six seasons. The news came four months after the sa...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  2. MTV Cancels Buckwild in Wake of Death, But Its Creator Vows to Fi...

    Amos Barshad

    Following the accidental death of its 21-year-old star Shain Gandee, you'd think the cancellation of Buckwild would be a no-brainer. Apparently, that wasn't the case. According to THR, MTV informed show creator JP Williams on Friday that it was movin...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  3. UFC 152 Emerges From the Rubble

    Geoff Gallo

    For an entertainment company accused of oversaturating the market with its product, maybe an extended break wasn't the worst thing that could happen. But UFC 151's cancellation on August 23 created an undeniable firestorm in the mixed martial arts wo...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  4. Jersey Shore Goes to That Great Combination Creatine Dispensary/T...

    Amos Barshad

    So, MTV is killing Jersey Shore. The network announced today that the show's sixth season, which premieres October 4, shall be its last upon this earth. Considering that's six TV seasons squeezed into three human years, we shouldn't really feel too b...

    Blog | August 30, 2012
  5. Requiem for The Killing

    Mark Lisanti

    We come here to bury The Killing, not to praise it. Actually, if we're being totally honest, we come here to lock The Killing in the trunk of a campaign vehicle, send the show rolling slowly into a lake, unaware of its muffled cries as it tries to...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  6. About Last Night: Heatles Tour on Verge of Cancellation

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. Kevin Garnett scored 26 points and Paul Pierce hit a dagger 3 with 52 seconds remaining as the Celtics beat the Heat 94-90 to take a 3-2 lead in the Ea...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  7. Weird Horse Oddly Silent on Luck Cancellation

    Mark Lisanti

    We're not sure what we expected Weird Horse, Twitter's leading demented philosopher-steed, to say about the unexpected cancellation of Luck precipitated by the unfortunate deaths of three of his equine brethren, but we were vaguely hoping for some ki...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  8. Hey, Community's Coming Back!

    Amos Barshad

    Well, well, well - look who's back from near death! When Community was held off NBC's mid-season schedule in order to give a chance to some shows that humans may, actually, one day, watch in large numbers, it seemed like out-and-out cancellation was ...

    Blog | February 22, 2012
  9. How To Make It In America Creator Ian Edelman On Life After Cance...

    Amos Barshad

    On Tuesday, HBO dropped the axe, simultaneously cancelling Bored to Death, Hung, and Grantland's own beloved How To Make It In America. Earlier today, we got How To creator and showrunner Ian Edelman on the phone for a quick reaction to the harsh new...

    Blog | December 22, 2011
  10. I Would Like to Help You Get Your Show Canceled

    Justin Halpern

    Only 7.3 percent of all television shows make it to a second season. I actually have no idea if that's true, because I don't know anything about successful television shows. The only shows I've worked on have been canceled. Two years ago, at ...

    Blog | December 20, 2011
  11. The Misadventures of David Stern

    Gabe Feldman

    It looks like David Stern picked the wrong week to quit sniffing glue. After a lengthy and contentious lockout, a brief antitrust skirmish, and the cancellation of 16 regular season games, the owners and the NBPA finally agreed to terms on a new coll...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  12. TV Cancellation Scorecard: Your Midseason Update

    Andy Greenwald

    Truly, these are magical times. We can store music in clouds, discover new, life-supporting planets and, here on Earth, we can marvel as a simple movie about a vampire eating a newborn baby out of a womb can charm and bewitch a nation. So, in light o...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  13. Cancellation Scorecard: Five TV Lessons We've Learned This Fall

    Andy Greenwald

    Old Tom Eliot had it wrong: April isn't the cruelest month, it's October. As the final blasts of the shofar fade into memory, television's brightest hopes find themselves adrift in an unfamiliar landscape, dotted with returning giants and buffeted by...

    Blog | October 17, 2011
  14. The Saturday Agenda

    Michael Weinreb

    The genesis of this feature is simple: The editor in chief of this website, having fallen into a deep funk over the now-irreversible cancellation of a Raptors-Pistons preseason game, and having deemed himself too slothful to do the legwork required t...

    Blog | October 06, 2011
  15. Fall TV Cancellation Fantasy Scorecard: Playboy Club Disappoints,...

    Andy Greenwald

    The early going of a baseball season is often slow: Teams need extra time to gel, personalities need to mesh, and scoring is down. The inaugural Grantland Fall TV Cancellation League is no different: two weeks in and action, as well as the pickings, ...

    Blog | September 30, 2011
  16. The Playboy Club Bad Enough Without the Mad Men Comparisons

    Andy Greenwald

    It's unfair to NBC's new The Playboy Club to compare it to Mad Men just because the two are both set in the early sixties, showcase copious amounts of smoking and boozing, and feature Naturi Naughton as a self-proclaimed "chocolate bunny." It's a laz...

    Blog | September 20, 2011