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Beyond ‘Generation Kkk’: 30 Shows That Were Canceled Before Their Premiere

5 January 2017 9:30 AM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Developing TV is always a crap shoot: For every series that actually gets made, hundreds never leave the page. And even if a show makes it to air, the odds of survival are low.

That’s if you even make it on the air. Over the years, there have been many cases of series that were developed, cast, produced, announced and even given an airdate – only to be yanked at the very last moment.

Most recently, A&E was forced to pull its series “Escaping the Kkk” (formerly known as “Generation Kkk”) after the network discovered that some of the documentary’s subjects had been paid to participate.

Read More: A&E Cancels Ku Klux Klan Series After It Stumbles with Another Holiday Headache

Scandal is one way for a show to quickly lose its slot: In 2010, Fox had to similarly yank its new game show “Our Little Genius” just days before launch, »

- Michael Schneider

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Beyond ‘Generation Kkk’: 30 Shows That Were Canceled Before Their Premiere

5 January 2017 9:30 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Developing TV is always a crap shoot: For every series that actually gets made, hundreds never leave the page. And even if a show makes it to air, the odds of survival are low.

That’s if you even make it on the air. Over the years, there have been many cases of series that were developed, cast, produced, announced and even given an airdate – only to be yanked at the very last moment.

Most recently, A&E was forced to pull its series “Escaping the Kkk” (formerly known as “Generation Kkk”) after the network discovered that some of the documentary’s subjects had been paid to participate.

Read More: A&E Cancels Ku Klux Klan Series After It Stumbles with Another Holiday Headache

Scandal is one way for a show to quickly lose its slot: In 2010, Fox had to similarly yank its new game show “Our Little Genius” just days before launch, »

- Michael Schneider

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2 items from 2017


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