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Last week, The CW pulled 18 to Life after just three weeks on the air. The series was confirmed as cancelled but one of the TV show's producers says that the network hasn't given up on the series yet.
18 to Life tells the tale of two best friends who end up getting married at an early age and, to the dismay of their families. The show's cast includes Michael Seater, Stacey Farber, Alain Goulem, Angela Asher, Jesse Rath, Kaniehtiio Horn, Arielle Shiri, Peter Keleghan, Ellen David, Erin Agostino, Carl Alacchi, Samantha Moore, and Raphael Cohen-Demers.
On The CW, the show got off to a poor start in the ratings and the debut ranked in last place for the timeslot. Later installments brought fewer viewers. After last week's pair of episodes, the network decided to pull the show from the schedule, leaving six installments »
Tom and Jessie have their share of challenges as 18-year-old newlyweds. Unfortunately, their 18 to Life TV show has bigger problems. It's been cancelled.
18 to Life revolves around a pair of best friends who end up getting married at an early age, much to the dismay of the very different parents. The series features Michael Seater, Stacey Farber, Alain Goulem, Angela Asher, Jesse Rath, Kaniehtiio Horn, Arielle Shiri, Peter Keleghan, Ellen David, Erin Agostino, Carl Alacchi, Samantha Moore, and Raphael Cohen-Demers.
An import from Canada, 18 to Life debuted on August 3rd to just a 0.4 rating in the 18-49 demographic and only 988,000 viewers. The second episode dropped to a 0.3 rating and 846,000 total viewers. That put the pair of episodes in last place in both categories. Later episodes attracted even fewer viewers.
After Tuesday's episodes, The CW »
The CW debuted a new comedy this week called 18 to Life. Like The Bridge, The Listener, and Flashpoint, this series was originally produced for Canadian television. Canadian shows have had mixed success in the Us so, how did this one fare?
The 18 to Life series revolves around Tom (Michael Seater) and Jessie (Stacey Farber), a pair of 18-year-old best friends who have grown up next door to each other. After a game of truth-or-dare gets out of hand, they run away, get married, and eventually move into Tom's family's attic. As a result, the couple's two very different families -- one free-spirited, one uptight --must finally learn how to get along with each other. The rest of the cast includes Peter Keleghan, Ellen David, Alain Goulem, Angela Asher, Arielle Shiri, and Tiio Horn.
In its first week on The CW, 18 to »
HollywoodNews.com: CW’s show “18 to Life” have just released a handful of images from the first two episodes of the show. The show premieres on Tuesday, August 3 at 9:00 pm Est on CW. View photos from the episodes below:
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In the first episode, Tom and Jesse announce their engagement — When an escalating game of truth-or-dare gets out of hand, 18-year-old Tom Bellow (Michael Seater) spontaneously proposes to Jessie Hill (Stacey Farber), the girl next door. Little does he realize Jessie’s up for the challenge, and the two are suddenly engaged. Though Jessie’s family seems disinterested, Tom’s is another story. Using every arsenal at their disposal, Ben (Peter Keleghan) and Judith Bellow (Ellen David) try to reverse their son’s insane decision. »
HollywoodNews.com: CW is going to be premiere a new Canadian comedy series about a modern-day Romeo and Juliet, entitled “18 to Life.”
In the premiere episode of “18 To Life,” when Tom and Jessie – 18-year-old next-door neighbors who have grown up together – run off and get married, their warring families are forced to become one in this hilarious multi-generational half-hour about relationships, true love, and who takes out the garbage. The series explores intimate relationships in combustible combinations as husband-wife, mom-dad, and in-laws all struggle to influence the newlyweds and control the extended family’s destiny. Tom and Jessie move into his parents’ attic and their marriage becomes public property, creating an endless string of challenges for the couple. As this new love blooms audaciously amidst the two settled marriages, it stirs up new frictions and old passions in both sets of parents.
5 items from 2010
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