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Family Tree: HBO Series Cancelled, No Season Two

Family Tree canceledHBO has decided to cancel Family Tree after one low-rated season. The eighth and final episode aired in July.

A docu-style comedy, Family Tree was created and written by Christopher Guest and Jim Piddock. The story follows Tom Chadwick (Chris O’Dowd), a young man who feels lost in his life until he inherits a box family heirlooms. The contents send him searching for his roots. Nina Conti and Tom Bennett co-star.

A co-production of the BBC and NBC-Universal, the eight episodes ended up averaging just 540,000viewers.

What do you think? Did you enjoy Family Tree? Would you like to see it continue somehow? Perhaps in another form?

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glenn March 3, 2014 at 4:06 pm

Family Tree was a refreshing albeit off beat comedy that should be brought back in some form. Monkey was beyond incredibly funny and appealing as was the entire cast.


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