ABC is cancelling Desperate Housewives, making season eight the final run for the show.
On the bad news: Desperate Housewives gets canceled and will end in 2012, and that´s the sad part. On the brighter side, the show will have a full season eight to prepare the farewell and go out with a bang.
This was just reported by Deadline: The series premiere drew 21.6 million viewers and the show’s first season finale attracted over 30 million viewers. Since 2006 and continuing into 2010, it was the most-watched comedy series internationally, with an average viewership of 51.6 million viewers across 68 territories. Moreover, it was the third-highest revenue earning show for 2010, with $2.74 million per half hour.
So, why is Desperate Housewives canceled or ending? Well, first of all, creator Marc Cherry is no longer running the show, then former co-star Nicolette Sheridan is suing, third, there´s been so many episodes and a long long run that eventually things get to a point where it´s still good to go on top. And probably they all want to go on top.
Strange thing is that the cast is locked for a potential season nine, and that strikes me wrong. Why would you walk away if you had Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Eva Longoria and Marcia Cross under contract?
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