King & Maxwell: Cancelled by TNT, No Season Two

king and maxwell canceled by TNT Deadline reports that TNT has decided to cancel King & Maxwell after one season. The 10th and final episode aired on August 12th.

The show revolves around a pair of Secret Service agents (Jon Tenney and Rebecca Romijn) who opened their own detective agency after they were fired. Michael O’Keefe, Chris Butler, and Ryan Hurst round out the cast.

King & Maxwell remained fairly consistent during its 10 episode run and averaged 3.11 million viewers. The premiere attracted 3.52 million viewers and the finale drew 3.50 million.

While it wasn’t as big a hit as Rizzoli & Isles (5.7 million) and Major Crimes (4.9 million), it wasn’t that far behind Perception (3.5 million).

What do you think? Are you sorry that there won’t be a second season for King & Maxwell? How do you think it compares to the other TNT dramas?

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  1. Terri says

    Well, here we go again! What is with Corp tv people??? They bring back the crap and cancel the good stuff. We were so looking forward to another season. How about getting rid of the stupid reality shows (Survivor, etc.), please! The Bachelor,,,,Bachlorette, like who cares? And how is that entertainment? David Baldacci is a great author & King & Maxwell is one of his best character series. PLEASE BRING THIS BACK!!!! FOR SHAME…..

    • Sheryl says

      Well said, Terri! You sum up my thoughts and feelings exactly. I was really looking forward to the next season. I am sincerely bummed. PLEASE bring back this wonderful cast of characters.

  2. Susan says

    I was a very big fan of this show. I love TNT shows and this was a good show with good characters. I read the books. I would love to see it come back! God stories, good actors with the right amount of humor.

  3. says

    TNT: Network decisions to continue cancelling programming that is actually worth watching is confusing and certainly does not give me any reason to check out any new programs that you put on the air.

    • Pat Garner says

      I just wish we could get this thru to the networks, i think this website is just set up for comments, which frustrates me no end. Whoever set it up just makes money off the darn ads that run and that’s about it.

  4. J Tedder says

    im so disappointed that you’ve cancelled this show! loved the stories and the characters!!!!!!!!!! bring it back!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. paula says

    I would like to know what bar these people are at when they cancelled Maxwell and King and leave dump shows on like perception and some other shows GET IT TOGETHER BING IT BACK.

  6. PennyJo says

    Love the show. Wish it was not cancelled. There are a lot of other TNT shows that I would cancel to keep King & Maxwell. It was a comedy drama that kept our household looking forward to see what they would get into every week. Bring it back.

  7. E Paris says

    SHAME, SHAME, on TNT. Great storyline, GREAT ACTORS, and you take them off….
    SHAME, SHAME, SHAME on you

  8. Kathy Kaefer says

    This should be renewed. It’ s more enjoyable than Perception, it is quirky, fresh, and entertaining. If another channel picked them up e would be right there. I’m really disappointed you cancelled them.

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