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The Gates: Petition to Save the ABC TV Show from Being Cancelled

The Gates tv showThere’s a lot of incredible things going on in the Gates community. As unbelievable as it might seem, the show’s ratings haven’t been very good. As a result, there’s a very real possibility that The Gates TV show will be cancelled and won’t be back for season two.

What can you do? Remember, the ideal scenario for ABC is for many millions of people to watch the show on their television sets, while it’s being broadcast. Unfortunately, ratings are put together based on a sampling of viewers. If you’re a “Nielsen household,” your viewing is being counted. If not, it’s not.

However, if you like The Gates and want to see it continue, there are a few things you can do to help.

  1. If you’re a Nielsen family, watch the show whenever it’s on. If not, watch it on ABC.com or purchase episodes online so your viewing will be directly counted. Encourage others to watch the show. You might know a Nielsen family and not be aware of it.
  1. Talk about the show with others; at school, at work, online, or wherever. Creating a buzz about a show that you’re invested in gets other people interested and might help bring former viewers back.
  1. Sign the petition below and encourage others to do the same.
  1. Write to the network. Be respectful. Everyone responds better to courtesy. Tell them how much you enjoy the show, that you’ve signed the petition, and that you want to see it continue. You can use this form or, even better, write via “snail-mail” to: Mr. Paul Lee, President, ABC, 500 S. Buena Vista Street, Burbank, CA 91521, RE: The Gates
  1. Take note of the products that are advertised during the show. Write the advertisers and tell them that you appreciate their sponsoring the show and that you buy their products (if you do).

To ABC, Fox Television Studios, and Little Engine Entertainment:

We, the undersigned, enjoy watching The Gates on the ABC network. The series has just the right mixture of drama and supernatural suspense.

Please find a way to keep The Gates on the air. We are devoted viewers who will continue to watch the program, encourage others to do the same, and will support the series’ advertisers as well. Please keep it going, either on ABC or, if necessary, on another Disney-owned channel.

Thank you for your consideration.

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  • Caridad PerezCountry: usa2014-09-17 18:02:52
    Please renew this wonderful show!
  • Ahaja ScottCountry: US2014-09-14 23:54:23
    I can't believe I did not know of this show!! Thank God for Netflix! This show deserves a second season. Something to conclude the story.
  • Jori BetheaCountry: United States2014-09-10 20:21:27
    A co worker of mine told me about The Gates and the first time i watched it was on Netflix. I absolutly love this show!.I watch ABC all the time and I'm surprised that I did not know about it in 2010! this Show kept you on your toes. I thing with the right promotion and time slot this show will take off! it had the smae time slot as True Blood and now that that is over I'm sure us supernatural fans need something to keep us enetertained!!! I hope Netflix or another network picks it up!
  • Mary ParkerCountry: United States2014-09-10 17:35:53
    I feel that you should really consider bringing the show back. It seems that the big problem was marketing. I had no idea that the show was on TV. I saw it on Netflix and got all my friends into the show to only learn that it was canceled. I don't have cable or satellite television, so I depend on regular tv. I didn't have the heat to tell my friends it won't be another season until they watch the complete season. Please bring it back or tell us weber top buy the next season. That's how bad my family and
  • Erica CredilleCountry: usa2014-09-10 16:09:01
    I really want this show back on air it was Awesome I would watch every episode and I want to see what happend Why did you have to Cancel a good show 2014......
  • Katherine StoverCountry: usa2014-09-10 11:50:31
    would like to see this on tv"THE GATES
  • Adam ShoafCountry: USA2014-09-09 19:38:37
    Just found out about this show on Netflix. Had I known about it when it was airing on TV, I definitely would have watched it then. Please bring back another season. Great show. I loved it
  • Sherri FerrisCountry: USA2014-09-05 12:18:33
    Renew/Revive this show!!!! Just because it was premiered at a bad time/day doesn't mean it's not cult follower worthy. It was never given a chance because of programming choices.
  • Ernestine HenryCountry: United States2014-09-04 02:00:11
    Pls reconsider this show!
  • MaïtéCountry: Belgium2014-08-23 11:40:55
    Je trouvais que cette série avait un réel potentiel au vu de son originalité et du jeux de ces acteurs (mention spécial pour Franck Grillo et Luke Mably. Je trouve très dommage que les producteurs n'aient pas acceptés une deuxième saison. L'action et les intrigues débutant réellement vers les 4 derniers épisodes il est normal que certaine personne n'aient pas suivi jusqu'à la fin de la saison. Par respect pour les nombreux fan de cette série, il devrait faire une seconde saison pour finir l'histoire et avec de la chance les personnes seront plus nombreuse à la suivre!
  • AnonymousCountry: Belgium2014-08-22 05:10:35
    Je trouve cette s
  • NicoleCountry: United States 2014-08-15 18:39:59
    Me and my friend absolutely are in love with this tv series and couldn't believe that there wasn't a second season!!!! I would be thrilled to find out that there was going to be another! The story line is absolutely amazing, and I sat at the edge of my seat the entire show! Please make more seasons!!
  • DebbyCountry: usa2014-08-04 20:59:15
    Please bring back The Gates. Too much reality shows & not enough suspense shows. I faithfully watched this show & loved it. I don't know how the ratings work but nobody asked me. Thanks for listening, Debby
  • KarenCountry: USA2014-07-31 22:05:00
    I just watched the first season on Netflix, when I started watching it I just couldn't stop, until I watched the entire season. I didn't know until I couldn't find season 2 that it was cancelled. I know if you bring it back it will do better now, it's a really good show and the actors are very good! I loved it!
  • AliceCountry: United states2014-07-31 17:26:40
    Bring back the show! It is to good to cancel!
  • lawCountry: Ghana2014-07-31 13:00:30
    I love this series and a lot of my friends also love this.You need to continue this show
  • Keith GreenCountry: US2014-07-28 19:13:19
    The Gates was pretty good! Bring it back!
  • David C. LarimerCountry: United states2014-07-26 18:14:14
    Please bring it back it will do better wat do u expect from a show played in football season
  • Chad CollinsCountry: USA2014-07-24 04:14:21
    This is crazy . ABC are you guys really going to end a TV show like this . Evevn the worst tv shows have a ending or a season 2. Its been 4 years can you atleast do a episode finishing it off . Even if it was just online. smh this is crazy
  • Chad CollinsCountry: USA2014-07-24 04:14:21
    This is crazy . ABC are you guys really going to end a TV show like this . Evevn the worst tv shows have a ending or a season 2. Its been 4 years can you atleast do a episode finishing it off . Even if it was just online. smh this is crazy
  • Sam LucasCountry: United States of America 2014-07-19 22:27:31
    Please renew this series it is a fabulous movie and I hate to see that it got cancelled
  • Nikole deveauCountry: Canada2014-07-19 17:01:29
    please I'm addicted,
  • Ganesa CCountry: United States2014-07-18 01:25:39
    I love this show, please renew for season 2
  • Melissa ClarkCountry: USA2014-07-11 02:24:04
    This show is so good! Please make season 2!!!
  • The Swindell FamilyCountry: United States of America2014-07-02 02:32:01
    My family & I just watched this show and LOVED it! So sad to see it got cancelled because we would definitely have watched it! We got so invested with the characters. So sad to see a great idea and show die so young. If they renewed it, it would make a lot of people happy!
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