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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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wpach August 15, 2013 at 10:18 pm

Keep King & Maxwell! The series is even better than the books.

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Vegasblu August 15, 2013 at 9:47 pm

Keep King and Maxwell! It’s thebestnew show on TV,

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Colleen A August 15, 2013 at 9:43 pm

Keep King and Maxwell. It is a great show and love Edgar

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Jenn August 15, 2013 at 9:33 pm

Definitely a KEEPER! Love Edgar and Benny.

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lwilde August 15, 2013 at 8:34 pm

Keep it. The story line is getting better and better. It deserves another season.

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Leslie August 15, 2013 at 8:18 pm

Please renew King and Maxwell…..I love it. The leads have great chemistry!

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Abe August 15, 2013 at 6:39 pm

Wrap up Franklin an Bash and cancel very silly

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Abe August 15, 2013 at 6:37 pm

Wrap up Franklin an Bash and keep King and Maxwell

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Abe August 15, 2013 at 6:35 pm

Please keep

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Bob-o August 15, 2013 at 6:30 pm

KEEP. Give Tenny a shave and the ratings will go up.

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Anonymous August 15, 2013 at 6:06 pm

Bring it back. Other than NCIS, Downton Abbey, and old movies – it’s the only thing that’s come along that the whole family can watch and actually be entertained! PLEASE RENEW!!! Love Edgar, the character chemistry, and the music!!!

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Bari August 15, 2013 at 6:02 pm

KEEP IT GOING! Love Edgar and storyline.

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Linda Davis August 15, 2013 at 5:23 pm

King & Maxwell is FANTASTIC – I love Baldacci’s writings and all the actors in this show are BRILLIANT. I LOOK FORWARD TO SEASON 2.

L Davis
Troy, MI

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ann August 15, 2013 at 2:58 pm

keep

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Fciloski August 15, 2013 at 1:48 pm

Definitely keep. We find it entertaining which is often a kiss of death.

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