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The Assets: Cancelled ABC TV Show Returns June 21st

The Assets on ABC: canceled soon?As you may recall, ABC started running The Assets on January 2nd but pulled the limited series after just two epipsdes had aired. Now, the network has announced that the show will be returning this summer — for a little while.

The network will start airing the remaining six episodes on Saturday, June 21st, at 9pm. Here’s the schedule:

Saturday, June 21st – “Trip to Vienna”
Saturday, June 28th – “What’s Done is Done”
Saturday, July 5th – “Check Mate”
Saturday, July 12th – “Small Useless Truth”
Saturday, July 19th – “The Straw Poll”
Saturday, July 26st – “Avenger”

The first two episodes are available for viewing online at

The Assets revolves around the real life events of CIA counter-intelligence officers Sandy Grimes (Jodie Whittaker) and Jeanne Vertefeuille (Harriet Walter) and their search for the most notorious traitor in US History, Aldrich Ames (Paul Rhys). Others in the cast include Stuart Milligan, Julian Ovenden, Christina Cole, and Ralph Brown.

Update: The episodes have been rescheduled. Read the details here.

What do you think? Are you planning to watch the rest of the unaired episodes of The Assets.


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Carol Thompson August 27, 2014 at 2:57 am

I loved it! I taped a lot of the show and just finished watching them all. The last scene where the grand daughter goes to the book signing was one of the most dramatic touching I’ve seen. Tissue time for sure.


Jim wheat August 13, 2014 at 7:51 pm

I’ll watch


ann August 13, 2014 at 5:47 pm

what a great show. why would the network cancel this and continue to present such poorly rated programs.


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