12 December 2012 10:10 AM, PST | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Just a few days ago we brought you news of a new “X-Files”-ish ABC summer series titled “Weird Desk”. A week ago the network gave the supernatural series a 13-episode straight-to-series order. A week later it’s straight to oblivion, and some Marvel superheroes could be the reason why.

Deadline broke the story that ABC has decided to put the paranormal procedural program “Weird Desk” on what may very well be permanent hold. Plans to rush the series into production for a summer launch date have been scrapped and “its status will be revisited after pilot season”, which sure sounds like a polite way of saying “maybe later, but don’t hold your breath.” The difficulty and cost of getting the show into production in time for summer looks to have been the deciding factor to put the series in turnaround.

Or... Deadline tossed out a tidbit that “Weird »

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