King & Maxwell Cancelled After One Season

King and Maxwell CancelledTNT is closing the book on King & Maxwell after one season.

The freshman drama, based on characters from David Baldacci novels and starring Jon Tenney (The Closer) and Rebecca Romijn (Ugly Betty), premiered to 3.5 million total viewers and averaged 3.1 over its run, typically shedding a full third of its Major Crimes lead-in.

The news comes just a day after TNT ordered Stephen Bochco’s Taye Diggs-fronted Murder in the First to series.

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King & Maxwell‘s season/series finale aired Aug. 12; TVLine’s Cable Renewal Scorecard has thusly been updated. Franklin & Bash now stands as the only TNT drama series in limbo.

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Tenney, it was reported by TVLine earlier this week, next can be seen reprising his role as Major Crimes‘ Fritz Howard in a December episode of the TNT crime drama.

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155 Comments
  1. Beth Schlotman says:

    I really liked King and Maxwell!

  2. Charlene Ryan says:

    Don’t give up on this one so soon. I really liked the show.

  3. Ann says:

    Disgusted, i really liked this since first shown in uk and once again the good shows get binned, i just wonder how many countries took on this show and the amount of weekly viewers overall.

  4. Chris says:

    My teenage son and I really enjoyed this show. So sad it’s not coming back.

  5. Doug Turner says:

    This is a bad decision ! This series had suspense, action, romance and humour. It’s way better than most of the series renewed. Smarten up !

  6. Jan says:

    Too bad. I liked this show.

  7. Diane Thomas says:

    Why?great shows! idiots !!!!

  8. Barbara Nixon says:

    Thought it was one of the best new shows. Sorry you did not see it that way. I will truly miss it.

  9. MaryAnn McGreal says:

    I loved King and Maxwell..So sorry to see it go. Jon Tenny aka Fritzie..glad o see is joining Major Crimes.

  10. Dianna says:

    Everytime something decent w/o vampires comes on it is cancelled. How sad, they avg. 3.1 m viewers, so what do they want? The networks do not care about viewers! If they did then they should know that 3.1 m viewers are now extremely upset. What about it TNT?

  11. Dallas says:

    I am not happy at all, I loved that program just like my mom did and a co-worker. I have even read the David Baldacci’s book on them. I do hope there is a possibility of coming back.

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