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Red Widow: To Be Cancelled or Renewed for Season Two?

Red Widow to be canceled or renewed?Tonight marks the season finale of Red Widow since ABC ordered just eight episodes of the series. Is this the end? Will the drama be back for a second season or will it be cancelled instead?

For those unfamiliar with the show, Red Widow revolves around a San Francisco housewife and mother who finds herself forced to continue her husband’s work in organized crime after his death. The large cast includes Radha Mitchell, Clifton Collins Jr., Luke Goss, Sterling Beaumon, Suleka Mathew, Erin Moriarty, Jaime Ray Newman, Jakob Salvati, Lee Tergesen, Wil Traval, Rade Serbedzija, and Goran Visnjic.

Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like we’ll be seeing a second season renewal for Red Widow. The show’s ratings were poor at the start — debuting to a 1.5 demo rating with 7.13 million viewers — and have gotten a lot worse as the weeks have worn on.

Last week’s numbers fell to a new low — a 0.7 rating in the coveted 18-49 demographic with 3.47 million total viewers. Red Widow is one of the lowest-rated shows on the network, ensuring that ABC won’t be bringing it back next season.

But, what do you think? Should ABC renew the drama or are they justified in cancelling it? Are you satisfied with the last episode? How would you wrap up the storylines?

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Sally January 27, 2014 at 8:35 am

please keep the show, it is more interesting to watch than any other crime series


Catherine January 13, 2014 at 7:07 am

Keep Red Widow, we need a second season. It is a great show.


julie December 4, 2013 at 11:32 am

Keep this show going!! Greys Anatomy is getting blech and so is modern family! You keep the crap, but you cancel the good ones. This is a great show and will have many plot lines and guest stars!! Pick up Mob Doctor. That was another show that shud not have been cancelled. Get out of the rut and give something a good run not 6 or 8 eps!!


Shelley October 6, 2013 at 10:29 pm

the Red widow was a great show, they put it on and then they take it away what is with this leave things alone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


dale September 30, 2013 at 10:49 pm

bring this show back cmon give it a chance we was loving it. and brothers and sisters and desperate housewife’s the wonderful world of Disney presentations cmon please……………


Anne September 28, 2013 at 11:53 pm

Red Widow was great, intelligent, intriguing television, and a stands out from other TV shows. I only tuned to ABC because of Red Widow and Dancing with the Stars. Seems I will only tune once this season =(. To bad yet another show that ABC cancels before giving it a chance. No news here.


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