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Revolution: Cancelled by NBC, No Season Three

NBC Revolution ratingsHow times have changed. Last year, Revolution looked like it was the big hit of the 2012-13 season. Now, NBC has cancelled it, according to TV Guide.

Revolution revolves around the Matheson family and others who live in a world where there is no longer any power. The cast includes Billy Burke, Tracy Spiridakos, Giancarlo Esposito, Zak Orth, David Lyons, JD Pardo, Stephen Collins, and Elizabeth Mitchell.

Following The Voice, Revolution started out very strong last year but the numbers fell as the season progressed. NBC renewed it for a full season off 22 episodes anyway and relocated it to Wednesdays at 8pm. It’s really struggled in that timeslot and this week fell to a 1.2 demo rating with 3.78 million viewers — an all-time low.

Not surprisingly, NBC has decided not to order a third season. There are two installments remaining and they will air on May 14th and May 21st. The final episode of ABC’s Mixology will also air on the latter date.

What do you think? Did you stick with Revoluton? If you ran the network, would you have cancelled the show or renewed it for a third season?

 

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Angel May 13, 2014 at 3:32 pm

I love Revolution! Anyone else who loves this show, join the Revolution! The revolt is on, and we’re campaigning for Revolution to be picked up by a better, more supportive network who will appreciate Revolution’s millions of dedicated fans! TNT, SyFy, Netflix, Hulu… #RelocateRevolution

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Marty May 13, 2014 at 3:01 pm

We have so many competition/reality type shows any more that this was refreshing, thanks for cancelling something that quite a lot of people I know are watching. It may just need to be put in a better time slot. Well, with not very many choices left, will be watching more movies. Kind of getting tired of all this reality TV…

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Pookie May 13, 2014 at 10:56 am

What a mistake! One of the best, engaging & well acted shows on TV. Please reverse your decision.

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Ana May 13, 2014 at 7:46 am

Please renew! There is no other shoe like this one on, and it is very good. I wait for it every week!

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Tamara May 12, 2014 at 11:11 pm

Please don’t camcel this show! At least offer a big finale to wrap it up. This is terrible news.

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Anonymous May 12, 2014 at 10:49 pm

I loved this show and am very disappointed that NBC canceled it and never gave it a good time slot and took such a long hiatus that viewers forgot about the story which was complex but very unique, well acted and entertaining. Another bad mistake by the networks that have no clue about programming continuity.

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thinker1958 May 12, 2014 at 9:16 pm

this is a good show. why is it being cancelled? they are going to crush 3 seasons into 2 episodes to wrap it up… so stupid.

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Cfs May 12, 2014 at 8:14 pm

NBC news “MSNBS” stinks too ! This and Believe were the ONLY two good shows they had!! And they are replacing it with Reality crap?!? Seriously?! This country is falling apart by the day. Nothing but crap anymore everywhere! Ergh!

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Cfs May 12, 2014 at 8:10 pm

Oh I sure hope it gets picked up on another network!!! AWESOME show!!! I liked Believe as well!!! NBC STINKS!!

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Anonymous May 12, 2014 at 7:56 pm

How can you cancel my favorite show?

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Vicky May 12, 2014 at 7:34 pm

Is there any chance another network will take it? I watch on Sky 1 in the uk we love it!!!!

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Vicky May 12, 2014 at 7:28 pm

Please change your mind about revolution NBC there are a lot of us in the UK that love the show. We are all gutted that it won’t be renewed!!

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Gina May 12, 2014 at 6:52 pm

THIS WHAT NBC DOES ALL THE TIME. PUT A GREAT SHOW ON THEN PUT IT IN A TIME PERIOD WHERE IT WON’T MAKE IT. EVERY TIME SOMETHING LOCAL OR NATIONAL HAPPENED THEY TOOK THE TIME PERIOD OF REVOLUTION!!!!! NO, WONDER NO ONE LIKES ,SPECIALLY ME, DOESN’T LIKE NBC. THEY HAVE NOTHING GOOD ON! AGAIN, WHEN THEY DO THEY TAKE IT OFF!!! THEY PUT THESE STUPID REALITY SHOWS ON, WHO CARES ABOUT WHAT SOMEONE ELSE DOES! I SUGGEST YOU PUT REVOLUTION BACK ON AND SAVE YOUR NETWORK, CAUSE IF ANYTHING CAN SAVE THE NETWORK IT WILL BE REVOLUTION!!!!!

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l.mccarrty May 12, 2014 at 6:26 pm

JUST LIKE THE BIG COMPANIES NO ONE LISTENS YO THE PEOPLE WHO WATCH THESE SHOWS REVOLUTION IS THE ONLY SHOW I WATCH ON LOCAL TV GUESS ITS BACK TO CABLE THANKS FOR NOTHING NBC.

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patrick May 12, 2014 at 3:50 pm

Revolution was my #1 favorite show and to see it go is very saddening. If you see this NBC, me and quite a few million other people do VERY MUCH ENJOY this show. Please keep it!!!!!

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