ABC Pulls The Assets After Two Episodes

The AssetsThe Assets has been handed a burn notice.

ABC has pulled the anemically rated Cold War spy drama from its Thursday line-up after two airings, effective immediately.

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Shark Tank repeats will stop the bleeding in the Thursdays-at-10 spot for at least the next three weeks. Scandal, like Grey’s Anatomy, is not due back until Feb. 27.

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An eight-episode series, The Assets premiered last week as the lowest-rated in-season network drama debut ever, with a 0.7 demo rating. This week it slipped to a 0.6, while mustering fewer than 3 million viewers.