A&E cancels "Sons of Hollywood," doing marathon burnoff

TV Arts

David
from the futon critic

SUN SETS ON ABC FAMILY'S 'BEACH,' A&E'S 'HOLLYWOOD'
By Brian Ford Sullivan (TFC) 

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LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- ABC Family has pulled the plug on
"Falcon Beach" after two seasons while A&E has quietly torpedoed its
new reality series "Sons of Hollywood."


of additional repeats of its lead-in "Gene Simmons' Family Jewels."
The show's six remaining installments will be burned off as part of a
three-hour marathon this Sunday starting at noon EST.

"Sons" opened to a lackluster 947,000 viewers on April 1 and its
subsequent installments presumably performed even worse to merit being
pulled.

As for "Beach," it's understood the show's cancellation is tied to a
lack of viewership outside its core teen audience. The network
co-produced the drama with CanWest MediaWorks, where it aired on the
Global Television Network in Canada.


with its series finale tentatively slated for July 2.
                                            
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I quite enjoy Family Jewels.   I didn't expect to.
                                            
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one too many police altercations for Stewart's kid