Make It or Break It: Cancelled, No Season Four

season four canceled MAKE IT OR BREAK ITIt’s the end of the competition for Make It or Break It. ABC Family has cancelled the TV show after three seasons on the air.

Make It or Break It revolves around top young gymnasts who are training for the Olympics. The series debuted in mid-June 2009 to a 0.8 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 2.5 million total viewers. The ratings fell as low as a 0.6 in the demo with 1.9 million but that was still enough for the cable channel to renew it for a second season of 20 episodes.

The ratings got worse in season two but ABC Family still renewed Make It or Break It for a third season. This time however, they only ordered eight episodes. According to network president Michael Riley, it was “in time to ignite Olympic fever.”

If there were a possibility of ABC Family ordering a fourth season, those chances were pretty quickly dashed. Season three debuted to a 0.7 in the demo and 1.57 million. By week two, viewership had dropped off more than 25% and the numbers fell further in week three.

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The five episodes of season three that have aired thus far have averaged a 0.5 in the demo with 1.23 million total viewers.

At least part of the decline may have been due to the losses of Chelsea Hobbs and Josh Bowman (who’s now on Revenge). Coach Sasha (Neil Jackson) also hasn’t been seen much this season.

Of the cancellation, series creator Holly Sorenson tweeted, “MIOBI nation. We all love you so much. And we are, very sadly, three weeks away from the series finale of #miobi.”

The final episode of Make It or Break It airs on May 14th.

What do you think? Were you still watching? Are you sad that the show is ending?

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  1. liliya says

    Are u serious !! No! You cant! This show is so much better then others! Bring it back!! NOW!!!!!!!!

  2. Loris says

    I loved and I love this show too much, I would have liked knowing who have won the olympics games or knowing what happened if Emily did not be pregnant! I’d like so much a new season, a re-make or this kind of series with boy’s gymnastics

  3. Chalissa Hamilton says

    I have been watching this show since it first came out. Then life happened, had to get a job and I mean I recorded all the episodes so I could watch them when I got home. Thus show inspired me to go after my dream no matter how hard it was. No, I’m not an extreme athlete but it doesn’t matter what your background is or what your dream is as long as you try your hardest to make sure your dreams come true. Make it or break it needs to come back! I have loved,watching these girls go after their dream, like I am. Please bring it back!

  4. Brianna says

    Idk why you had to cancel Make It or Break It. I loved this show with all my heart. Gymnastics is life. Please oh please put it back on. Thanks!

  5. says

    this show needs to come back on i watch this all the time and i was exsited for sesson 4 episode 9 to come on please put it back on

  6. Victoria says

    Im a gymnast myself, so ive been looked up to these girls and been waiting for the 4 season to come and then i found out that its not comming! It’s not fair that we have been following these girls i 3 seasons and been waiting to see them in the olympics, BUT WE DONT! And dont even get an end? I want to see them win the gold in the olympics! I want to see them compeed! I want to see my idols..! It’s not fair that there isnt an end! Ive been traning because i wanted to be like them! I know i wont get to the olympics but i still compeed! Ill be sad if there isnt comming a season 4. But i can only hope.

  7. Simone says

    My daughter has taken to Make it or Brake it like I have never seen before, she is an aspiring figure skater with the dream for the Olympics, ever since she started watching this show I have never seen her train so hard every minute she gets she trains, she has gotten a massive drive from it, it has given her even more hope than ever before, even seeing all the ups and downs she feels like she is ready to take them on head first and I feel this program has probably done the same for a lot of younger athletes, it’s such a shame that none of those kids are going to see the out come, it’s going to be such a downer for all those children it has inspired. As a parent I know it is only a tv program and those kids that are going to make it will do it with out the show but for some kids its only ever going to be a dream and some will never even have the chance to try but I honesty believe this program will help many with there imagination on what could be even if it’s only a dream. Thanks for reading.

  8. Sophie sterry says

    This was amazing show make it or break it … It show to girls never to give up on ur dreams and people who did watch it loved it got cut cos people didn’t watch it most them are we’re old or to busy going out nd party I think u should off let them bring the gold home and everyone have a happy ending!!! Bet the cast group wasn’t happy it’s there job to act nd they did for 3 series nd half 4 should let everyone finish what they started so bring it back ….. MAKE IT OR BREAK IT RIGHT and all them girls made the show so let them bring the gold !!!!

  9. kassandra says

    This is so not cool this show needs to come back on we have to see if they bring home the olympic gold. They need to bring it back dont punish the people that were watching it.

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