Sad Kyle XY news. Though the show has been a big success for ABC Family for most of its run, the network has decided to cut Kyle XY short after three seasons and 43 episodes. Understandably the TV show’s many fans are very upset about the cancellation and are hoping that the series can continue in some way.
Though it’s very rare that fan campaigns can change a network executive’s mind, it can happen. Recently, the executive producer of Friday Night Lights said he believes the show has survived in large part because NBC has recognized the passion of its audience. If nothing else, Kyle XY fans are certainly passionate. We’ve created this page to keep track of the ways that viewers can show support for Kyle XY.
Watch Kyle XY on ABC Family
Essentially, the most important thing to a network is for as many as possible 18-49 viewers. The more that watch, the more money the network can charge for their advertising. Watch every episode on TV — live, if possible — and encourage others to do the same. Perhaps one of them is secretly a Nielson family!
Write the network
Express your passion for the show but be respectful and polite. Everyone responds best to courtesy. E-mails are nice but personal snail-mail is even better. Some fans are sending packages of Sour Patch Kids while others are sending postcards with “Viz Allati” (from season two) written on them.
|Mr. Paul Lee
500 South Buena Vista St.
Burbank, CA 91521
|Ms. Kate Juergens
Executive VP, Original Series
Programming & Development
500 S. Buena Vista St.
Burbank, CA 91521
Sign a petition
Helpful hints: Use your real name rather than a screen name or “anonymous.” Explaining why you love the show is much better than “I support this petition.” Sign a petition only once. Spamming isn’t helpful.
• Our Kyle XY Petition
• Petition Spot
Become active with a group
Get in touch with other fans and become involved with their efforts. Here are just a few that are out there. Search your favorite social network to find more.
• ABC Family’s Kyle XY Facebook group
• Save the Tub MySpace group
Post a button
If you have a blog or website, you can use this button to let people know you want Kyle XY to continue. To use it, right click on the image and save it to your hard drive. Upload it to your site or blog and then link it to the petition, this page, or another Kyle resource.
Consider posting a video about why the show should be saved. Some viewers may not read news online but many do watch YouTube videos. Here are a couple compilations of videos that we found.
Are you doing something unique to try to save Kyle XY? Let us know by posting below!
Kyle XY image courtesy ABC Family.
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