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Fox Cancels Terra Nova

By on March 6, 2012

Image © Fox Broadcasting Company

Terra Nova, Steven Spielberg’s time travel dinosaur adventure drama, has officially been canceled by Fox. Despite its enormous budget and a huge amount of promotion, the show sadly never lived up to the hype, and has struggled with low ratings throughout a twelve episode first season.

There is a possibility that the producers may try to shop a second season to a different network, but chances are slim that there will be any takers, given the high expense and risk of continued low ratings (which are apparently as deadly to dinosaurs as a comet strike).

Farewell, big guys. (Image © Fox Broadcasting Company)



  1. starlady

    March 6, 2012 at 3:08 pm

    Can’t say that I am suprised by the cancellation but I am disappointed.

  2. Spacecadet

    March 6, 2012 at 3:13 pm

    Agreed! Not surprised but pretty upset….. fox network the killer of shows, especially good scifi!

    Why can’t good scifi take off on network tv **cries**

  3. Spacecadet

    March 6, 2012 at 4:55 pm

    and even better to quote EW

    “Terra Nova will likely end up the highest-rated cancelled show of the season. It averaged 10.1 million viewers and a 3.6 adult demo rating once you add in a week of DVR playback.”

    fox has definitely won over their show killer title with this one.

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