ABC’s fall TV oil boom has gone bust.
The network has trimmed its episode order for freshman drama Blood & Oil, bringing the count from 13 to 10.
According to our sister site Deadline, the eighth installment is currently being filmed; production will wrap after Episode 10.
The low-rated series — which airs Sundays at 9/8c — stars Chace Crawford and Rebecca Rittenhouse as a newly married couple who relocate to North Dakota, following the biggest oil discovery in American history. There, they encounter baron Hap Briggs (Don Johnson), who forces them to risk everything in the name of getting rich.
Blood & Oil joins Fox’s Minority Report and NBC’s The Player as the third fall freshman series to have its episode order cut. Shows that have received full-season orders include NBC’s Blindspot, Fox’s Rosewood, CBS’ Limitless and ABC’s Quantico and Dr. Ken.