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Jane By Design: Should It Be Cancelled or Renewed for Season Two?

ABC Family TV show Jane by Design canceled or renewedTonight, ABC Family airs the last episode of the first season of Jane By Design. Will the show be cancelled or be given a second season instead?

Jane By Design follows a quirky teenager who has a unique fashion sense. By chance, she gets hired at a hip fashion house and must juggle her job responsibilities while still attending high school. The cast includes Erica Dasher, Andie MacDowell, Rowly Dennis, India de Beaufort, Ser’Darius Blain, Brooke Lyons, Nick Roux, Meagan Tandy, Matthew Atkinson, and David Clayton Rogers.

The TV series debuted in January to 1.6 million viewers and a 0.6 rating in the 18-49 demographic. The numbers for week two dropped about 30% but came back up again in weeks three and four.

ABC Family initially ordered 10 installments and those finished airing on March 6th. Rather than renew Jane By Design for a second season, the cable channel ordered eight more installments to be added to season one.

Those started airing in June and, to date, the first season of Jane By Design has averaged 1.29 million total viewers and a 0.5 demo rating.

Will it be cancelled or renewed? That’s hard to say. It’s the worst performing scripted series on ABC Family right now — but not by much. The latest episodes have performed about as well as the first batch, when ABC Family seemed happy enough with the numbers to order more episodes.

It’s not a positive indication that ABC Family hasn’t renewed it yet but a renewal could still be forthcoming. Either way, we’ll let you know as soon as we hear some news about the show’s fate.

But, what do you think? Should Jane By Design be renewed for a second season or cancelled? How does it compare to the other shows on ABC Family?

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{ 280 comments… read them below or add one }

holly September 27, 2012 at 3:34 pm

what a sweet show violence free no wonder it got 86 ed
family ch your stupid


Anonymous September 27, 2012 at 9:33 am

PL Z DON’T CANCEL !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE THE SHOW SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO MUCH!!!!!!!


Aya September 26, 2012 at 9:20 am

JANE BY DESIGN is a good show it wood be stupid not to do a second season. It’s the only show I witch on ABC Family. So plz don’t cancel it. :(


Sala September 26, 2012 at 9:12 am

Plz don’t cancel the show it’s the best one on ABC family. I love the show so dous my sister and her kids.


Laura Morris September 25, 2012 at 8:30 pm

I thought Jane was such a good role model. Would rather see this stay and something else go. Please keep show.


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tina September 22, 2012 at 8:38 pm

most diffanatly should not be I just found out and I feel crushed like whaeaning t the heck are these ppl thinking I can’t stand pretty little liars its a show about lying Jane has depth and meaning plus nick Roux well Roux plus there going to b together


patience September 22, 2012 at 2:57 pm

please please bright
i love the actor and actress in it
jus when i thought it was getting good, u people went and cancel it
bright it back
please please please


Heather September 21, 2012 at 11:13 pm

Totally agree. I love this show!!! Super disappointed that is is being cancelled. I was so looking forward to see what happened next. This was one of my favorites :( Bring it back AB, BRING IT BACK!!!!


ILOVEJANEBYDESIGN September 18, 2012 at 8:59 pm



Kelsey September 17, 2012 at 9:15 am

They already cancelled. I’m so upset no one talk to me I’ll stay locked in my room


Kyle September 13, 2012 at 9:25 pm

I agree. This show should be renewed. It has great meaning and reaches to a broad audience. It also has a great cast and is just amazing. I really enjoy this show and my friends do as well. I urge ABC Family to keep Jane by Design.


Intell September 11, 2012 at 10:23 am

LOVE this show and it’s well-presented content. Great cast and character development. SO hope they renew it. I am left hanging…..


Agee327 September 11, 2012 at 12:23 am

Please don’t cancel this show. I am a mother with a teen dtr and this is the only show we can watch together and we love it!!!!!!!!


SNS September 10, 2012 at 11:28 am

Seriously, ABC needs to re-evaluate its network. Why would a decent, entertaining show such as Jane by Design be canceled???!?! It’s ludicrous!!! And then the garbage is left?!?! Remove the other crap and keep this show!


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