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What was the first tv show that successfully continued after losing a co-star from an established pair of characters?

It's getting to be the end of this year's cycle of tv seasons and there have been a few shake-ups announced on some shows. Both Sleepy Hollow and Castle were built on the pairing of a couple and now ...
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What led to Firefly's cancellation?

Firefly is an awesome TV series, so much so that even after its cancellation it spawned a theatrical movie release. What was the ultimate cause of the cancellation of the TV series?
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Why wasn't Twin Peaks renewed in the 90's?

After hearing the news of Twin Peaks' possible renewal I wondered, why wasn't it renewed in the 90's? As far as I remember, the show ended quite abruptly without a good closing.
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Why was Jericho Cancelled and is there any way to know the missing episodes' story?

I have just finished watching season 1 of Jericho and while looking at season two I noticed that it cuts half way through, I'm presuming it was cancelled. Can someone please shed some light on why ...
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What happens to unbroadcasted episodes of cancelled series?

Recently the CBS sitcom "We Are Men" was cancelled after just two episodes aired. I imagine that several more episodes of the show had been filmed. Am I correct? And if so, what will happen to these ...
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Why was John Doe cancelled?

There was a TV series, called John Doe I think, about a man who finds himself on a beach with amnesia about his recent past. Yet he find he has an encyclopedic memory and can cleverly apply it. So he ...
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Was Terra Nova too expensive to be renewed?

The show seemed reasonably entertaining and had its audience yet it did not work out. Was it mostly due to costly production or lack of audience?
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Cancellation of The Secret Circle (2011-2012)

Was there any reasoning behind the cancellation of The Secret Circle and whether this could return again in the future?
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The future of “Almost Human”?

Almost Human is a sci-fi buddy cop/crime drama revolving a tough as bones, old school human cop his deadpan snarker almost human synthetic robot partner. Well rated, Fox decided to cancel it after a ...