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Magic City: Cancelled by Starz, No Season Three

Magic City special previewStarz has officially cancelled Magic City after two seasons on the air. The 16th and final episode of the low-rated series will air this Friday night.

“We are tremendously proud of the series and everyone involved,” Starz said in a statement released to Deadline. “From the writers, to the cast and crew, it has been an incredible collaboration. This was a story born from Mitch Glazer’s singular vision of Miami, the Magic City of his childhood, and we are grateful to him for bringing it to life on Starz. The season’s story arc will allow us to deliver a satisfying conclusion to the series, and we thank all the fans who checked in to the Miramar Playa.”

What do you think? Are you sorry that there won’t be a third season of Magic City? Do you think it’s a better show than the ratings indicate?

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Lisa Martin September 16, 2013 at 9:48 pm

Magic City was a perfect show and should not be cancelled. It was bringing us thru a time in America that was the last years of our American elegance – these were the best of times and the worst of times. It was just before Water Gate, Vietnam, all of the assassinations.It was just before America fell victim to its own horrors and had to heal itself. I agree with all of the other comments here. I don’t know why you would cancel a show without allowing it time to get its audience. Two seasons – not enough time. You did not advertise the show at all – I found it because I was watching a movie on Starz and saw a self-promo. The characters on this show were brilliant and could have – if you give the writers a chance – developed huge audiences. Come on good vs. bad, family vs. the law gangsters, lovers, cabaret shows the clothes – the clothes, Rock-n’Roll! Come on what is not to like. Remember it took the Seinfeld show 3 seasons to find its audience and Cheers took 3 as well. No one thought Prison break would ever make it! Great shows require dedication and support from the executive production level. I was already arranging Magic City Season 3 viewing parties with my friends. Don’t fall victim to our “instant gratification” world. Give Magic City another chance. If you don’t get the audience you want after season 3 – then let it go but two seasons – not even 20 episodes, just not enough time!

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Wanda Krolikowski September 12, 2013 at 11:20 am

Need to continue this show. It was exciting and better than any other show.

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peg September 7, 2013 at 7:59 am

WOW! What a great show to cancel and yet the junk on Reality T.V. L ives on. I’m speachless.

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patricia September 3, 2013 at 8:48 am

It is a wonderful show who decides what to cancel! Please bring it back….

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Donna Pires September 2, 2013 at 8:29 pm

I can’t believe it! What a great show. Perhaps it was not advertised enough. It was to a slow start but once I watched a couple of episodes, I was hooked. I can’t believe this show was cancelled after seeing “reality shows” continue. They are worthless. Bring it back, please!!!!!!!!!!

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Charlotte September 2, 2013 at 3:02 pm

This is so upsetting It hard to find a program that my husband and I both like We looked forward to this show. Hope another network picks it up

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Mlk September 1, 2013 at 11:06 pm

We LOVE this show!! Please do not cancel it!!

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David Johnston August 29, 2013 at 12:09 pm

This was my favorite show on TV. It was a top discussion at work. I’m very disappointed at STARZ for canceling this series. I haven’t spoken to one individual that had watched a couple of episodes that wasn’t hooked on the series. Maybe if it would have been advertised better, there would have been better ratings. I found out by word of mouth and I couldn’t wait to see the next episode.

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Jackie August 26, 2013 at 7:15 pm

Please don’t cancel Magic City,it truly is the only reason I watched Starz.I agree with the others,the cast,the costumes and yes…Morgan’s. dimples!The 50’s and 60’s were the best,especially in Miami.PLEASE BRING IT BACK!!!!(someone

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zona August 20, 2013 at 8:00 pm

This show had everything a great show needs to have, and that is great actors… Sad to see it go…

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Har Zuk August 18, 2013 at 4:34 pm

I can not believe it! Loved the show……the actors, the look, the content…..why is it when something is good , it’s gone…..

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Bill August 17, 2013 at 10:49 am

I don’t get it everybody I know loves the show

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Ellen August 16, 2013 at 5:48 pm

Very upset on hearing about the cancellation of Magic City. My husband and I LOVE this show. We have never missed an episode. It was such a well written show. The actors were suburb. Please STARZ ,please rethink this and bring Magic City back or maybe Showtine or HBO will pick it up. Hears hoping.

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ROBERT BAMBACE August 15, 2013 at 9:19 am

We can’t beleive that such a good show could get cancelled; Everyone We knew watched it; Loved it. Please Let There Be A Third Season!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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linda August 14, 2013 at 10:57 pm

My entire family adores Magic City!!!! It is exciting, chilling, sensual and Huston and Morgan are wonderful actors among many cast members. I don’t get it!!!! Could someone out there explain it to me….PLEASE!!!!! I will miss the show terribly!!!! From the moment I heard Henry Mancini’s LUJAN…I think that is the spelling ( theme song.)…and Morgan’s dimples….ahhhh will miss them and the “Butcher”…..Boo Hoo…..

Hope the actors check these comments out to see how much we loved them…

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