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Hostages: CBS TV Show Officially (Finally) Cancelled

Hostages TV show on CBSCBS called Hostages a “limited series” but that didn’t mean that it couldn’t return for a second season if the ratings were strong enough. They weren’t and now, the network has officially cancelled it.

On Hostages, the lives of a prominent surgeon’s family are threatened by terrorists who want her to kill the President of the United States. The cast of this thriller includes Toni Collette, Dylan McDermott, James Naughton, Rhys Coiro, Billy Brown, Sandrine Holt, Tate Donovan, Quinn Shephard, and Mateus Ward.

The series debuted to weak ratings back in September and the numbers fell even lower in subsequent weeks. It was clear that this show was going to be cancelled, the only questions was “When?”. To their credit, CBS kept Hostages on the air for all 15 episodes.

They’ve now officially cancelled Hostages. Fortunately for the fans who stuck with it, the show was given some closure in the final episode.

What do you think? Did you like Hostages? Were you hoping for a second season? Maybe with some of the same characters or all new ones?


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Alicia September 17, 2014 at 10:50 am

Extremely disappointed to have another tv show cancelled. I really did like this and was looking forward to the next season.


Anonymous September 15, 2014 at 11:49 pm

Please give it a try again…. That is my favorite show!!!!


bev h September 10, 2014 at 12:10 am

I faithfully watched Hostage and really enjoyed it . Excellent casting!! But at my age of 55 I have decided not to watch ANY new series. My time is too precious to have it cancelled.


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