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The Assets: Canceled Episodes Coming — Someday

The Assets: canceled episodesAt the recent Television Critics Association press tour, ABC Entertainment Group President Paul Lee reflected on cancelled mini-series The Assets.

He said that he was proud of The Assets creatively and as a business model, even though the ratings were a disappointment. “That one was actually a great experiment [with our news division] and we’re going to continue with that experiment even though the show didn’t work.”

Lee noted that, “In the end, what we need do as we test out different pieces [of programming] is to find ones that work both financially and creatively so that we can have programming the whole year-round.”

The network president also said that the remaining episodes of The Assets would be made available at some point in the future — either on the broadcast schedule or via one of ABC’s digital platforms like

What do you think? Are you open to watching limited series — even though the network may still pull them early? Would you like to see the rest of The Assets?

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K B April 23, 2014 at 11:31 pm

I loved The Assets and was very disappointed it was cancelled. Theres a lot of junk on TV.
Its rare to see things of substance and this had it. Too bad it wasnt given more time for people to catch up. I would definitely buy a DVD if made available.


Bruno E. Santos April 7, 2014 at 2:34 pm

Definitely, I would like to watch the complete series on ABC On Demand or


George Puckhaber April 6, 2014 at 9:04 pm

I was really enjoying the show after I saw the first episode. Why take it off the air. It was really interesting and I would like to see the entire series from the start. Please return the series


Clara April 6, 2014 at 10:45 pm

Yes!!! I would like to see it back. Please


Dave T April 1, 2014 at 10:03 am

As a history geek, I would really like to see the series in its entirety, hopefully in the not too distant future.


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