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18 to Life: Canadian TV Show Cancelled by The CW But…

18 to Life canceledTom 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 has decided to pull the show from the schedule. That leaves six episodes on the shelf. They’ll be replaced by repeats of Life Unexpected. New episodes of that drama will debut in the same timeslot on September 14th.

Though 18 to Life may be finished on The CW, the comedy has already been renewed for a second season in Canada. The CBC finished airing season one in April and production of season two is currently underway.

Hopefully fans in the States will be able to buy the show on DVD or the show will be picked up by a cable station.

What do you think? Are you sorry to hear that CW has cancelled 18 to Life? Do you think it’s worth watching?

 

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J. Frost January 10, 2014 at 4:14 pm

We recently found this series on netflix and love it. Never found it on any stations on t.v.
Very sorry to hear it was cancelled. It should be brought back and given another chance on more stations.

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Tinka October 29, 2013 at 6:56 pm

NOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!! I loved this show it was the best. It always made me laugh. It literally got me through wisdom teeth recovery! BRING IT BACK!!!!

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ana May 29, 2013 at 6:30 pm

I began watching on netflix yesterday and I finished both seasons today I really like this show and im dying for a season 3 im in tears they should really put this back on air in the US

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Brandi January 15, 2013 at 6:20 pm

I LOVE this show!!! I just found it in Netflix and went searching for season 3 only to find out it is cancelled :-( I really hope they reconsider putting it back on the air! A show with morals and something that I’m sure a lot of people can relate to about inlaws.

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mia August 5, 2012 at 6:48 pm

This was always a good show they shouldnt have cancelled it in the first place

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Evie June 12, 2012 at 4:44 pm

I personally have loved what I’ve watched so far. Amazing show!

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Rose April 23, 2012 at 6:21 pm

Began watching it on Netflix today, and I couldn’t stop watching, it was so funny! I’m sure if they had advertised it more, it could be very popular. I stumbled on it by chance, and I am so glad I did because it is my new favorite show :D So angry that it’s cancelled!!!

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Jade M. March 27, 2012 at 8:18 pm

im upset that the show got cancelled to many good shows are getting cancelled. they have to knock out good shows for crappy reality shows that have no purpose of watching thought the show ended a year ago i still wish today that it wasn’t cancelled i love he boy who plays the main character and hope hes in more to come.

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jeremy July 17, 2011 at 9:56 pm

i personly found while looking for candain shows i absoulty loved it it was amazing it just i fell in love with that show i really would suport them if they made new eposiods and i think cw schould bring it back it would be well worth it but just next time advertise it more maybe put it on the new or something like that <3 i love the show

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ghost June 18, 2011 at 2:27 am

i myself think that it should be rebroadcasted in the states. Maybe on a channle the people actually know about….i had no idea about this show till after watching degrassi…which is also an canadian production……maybe if they
woulda put it on teenick it would of kept going……just saying

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ashlee June 12, 2011 at 12:19 pm

omg, i loved this show, it was my favorite show ever, but i agree with jason, every show that was acctually good has been cacelled. Becase people are too superficial, they don’t want see something that they really relate to, they want see the story of someone else’s life wishig it were their lives.

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Jason April 2, 2011 at 5:48 am

I’m not all that surprised 18 to Life has been cancelled. Ask yourselves, when was the last time a GOOD show lasted more than 2 or 3 seasons? People don’t want to see a show that we can relate to, they want big explosions or friends/family betraying each other. From the moment I saw episode one, I thought to myself; “Hey a show thats actually fun and down-to-earth, this won’t last long”

The only time I see shows like this last are when their on Disney, because when they know a show is good they keep it going.

Oh heres three good shows that lasted (that I can think of);
Friends
7th Heaven
Boy meets World

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yeli December 17, 2010 at 1:26 am

I just stumbled on the show today because I was on the hunt for some Life with Derek fanfiction and started wondering what Micheal Seater was upto since LWD stopped airing on Disney a year ago. So, I typed Micheal Seater into Youtube and the 18 to Life trailer popped up. Needless to say, it caught my interest and I started searching on Google for the episodes…found the VidXden link to the first season and have been watching it all night! I’ve MISSED Micheal Seater he’s AWESOME! January 3rd is gonna be even better for me now that I have both the Pretty Little Liars (yes I know, but what can I say? I watch it for Ian Harding who btw is also AWESOME!) and 18 to Life premieres to look forward to! XD I hope CBC puts it online.

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