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King & Maxwell: Cancel or Keep the TNT Series?

king and maxwell: cancel or renew?Tonight, TNT airs the last episode of King & Maxwell’s first season. Should the cop series return for a second season or should it be cancelled instead? Is it a ratings hit? Cancel or keep it?

King & Maxwell takes place in Washington, DC and revolves around a pair of former Secret Service agents (Jon Tenney and Rebecca Romijn) who’ve become private eyes. Co-stars in the series include Ryan Hurst, Michael O’Keefe, and Chris Butler.

The show debuted on June 10th to 3.52 million viewers with a 0.6 rating in the 18-49 demographic. That was a very positive start. Viewership fell 21% in week two but climbed back upward in later weeks.

A couple weeks ago, King & Maxwell nearly matched its premiere with 3.39 million and a 0.5 demo rating.

While the new show isn’t as popular as Major Crimes (4.82 million) or Rizzoli & Isles (5.66 million), it’s nearly matching fellow TNT dramas Falling Skies and Perception (3.53 million apiece).

Though they haven’t announced it yet, I suspect that TNT will bring King & Maxwell back for a second season.

But, what do you think? Does King & Maxwell deserve a second season? Or, should it be cancelled to make way for something else? Cancel or keep?

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dee Webster November 14, 2014 at 1:42 pm

I can’t believe that further series of King and Maxwell are cancelled. It was one of the best lighter American detective series and a we used to really look forward to watching it. PLEASE reconsider and bring some easy watching, into what is quite often, a dull, boring line up.

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Joan Murphins October 8, 2014 at 10:22 pm

Thought it was a unique show much better than a lot that remain on TV.

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Suki lyn October 8, 2014 at 9:54 pm

I hope this show gets a second season. The show is entertaining and the characters are fun.

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Mossman September 12, 2014 at 8:46 am

One of the best shows TNT aired. Shame to cancel this is a great show with humor and suspense.

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Joani September 8, 2014 at 8:35 am

Please bring it back for another season…..love it love.. Love it

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Sandy August 28, 2014 at 6:05 pm

Every US show i get into they seem to cancel after one series.Please lets keep running this one bring it back .

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