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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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C Th February 9, 2014 at 6:46 pm

I would like to see King & Maxwell back. I loved all of the actors.

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Rebecca High February 8, 2014 at 7:24 pm

YES!!!!. My Husband and i Love! this show very much. would Love to see more. we ALL shure do hope for the Show to go on!!!. we are upset that we can,t see more. Thank you!!!.

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Ruth February 6, 2014 at 2:51 pm

I really liked King and Maxwell and hope there is a chance they will return. Good action.

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Dolores Davidson January 27, 2014 at 6:21 pm

I read all of Balducci books and my favorite are King and Maxwell what a shame to no renew this program for a second season. Good program.

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Disney Spells January 27, 2014 at 11:08 am

KEEP IT! Great show!

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Barb January 23, 2014 at 7:24 pm

A big summer favorite of ours.

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Anonymous January 20, 2014 at 3:37 pm

soo much better than network series sorry to hear it won’t be back

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Trudy January 14, 2014 at 10:13 am

Please keep it..renew it for a second season…I love it.

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Trudy January 14, 2014 at 10:10 am

Please renew it. I loved Edgar and actually the whole cast..Please bring it back??

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James January 12, 2014 at 5:44 pm

If anyone is still reading this . . . . . Please renew King and Maxwell!

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C. E. Robb January 11, 2014 at 4:05 pm

So much better than 99% of what is available and one of the two best on TNT. Renew or let another network pick it up.

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Faith Timiney January 9, 2014 at 5:24 pm

Renew the series. Loved the books loved the show.; Bring it back.

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Mae January 5, 2014 at 11:32 pm

A great show. Renew it. Better than most shows

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vp44 January 2, 2014 at 9:25 pm

PLEASE….Renew it, give it a second chance. Last Monday Jon Tenney was a guest on “Major Crimes” and I can almost bet the ratings went up, if you don’t renew King & Maxwell, at least make him a regular on Major Crimes, it’s a;ready a great show, but he would make it ALOT better.

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Jackie January 1, 2014 at 9:12 pm

Renew it. I liked it so much I started reading the books

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Lisa January 5, 2014 at 6:56 pm

KEEP IT. IT IS A GREAT SHOW

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