Forever Cancelled by ABC – Fans in an Uproar – See All Cancelled Shows

By on May 10, 2015
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Forever is just one of the many television shows that was cancelled by ABC, but it was one of the fans favorites. The fans of Forever are very upset by the cancellation and want something to be done about it.

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We have received emails and comments from hundreds of our readers, who have something to say to ABC. Some of the comments include:

Sarah said: “Damn ABC! I love FOREVER ……so tired of you cancelling my favorite shows……hope another station picks it up…….NBC? CBS…..FOX….PLEASE?”

Joe said: “Forever is one of my favorite programs. This really disgusting ABC has done this so many times before I just get into a show and it gets canceled.”

Jerry said: “I want to see Forever renewed…. I could pic a lot better than what is picked for renewal…”

There have been shows in the past that were cancelled and were later picked up by another television station. Think Cougar Town, with Courtney Cox. Cougar Town was on ABC for three years. When it was cancelled it was picked up by TBS for the final three seasons. The pilot episode for the television series had more than 11 million viewers and by its third season it had more than 8 million viewers. ABC opted to take it off the air before it was picked up by TBS.

What is surprising about Forever being cancelled is that it tied CBS’ season finale of Person Of Interest in the adults 18-49 demographic and beat the CBS drama with Adults 18-34 and Women 18-34. Despite its short lived time on the air, Forever improved Tuesday’s 10pm hour for ABC by 70% in Adults 18-49. ABC must be expecting big things from some of its pilots. Or maybe they didn’t expect the new series, How to Get Away with Murder, Secrets and Lies or American Crime to be as popular as they were and just don’t have room for Forever?

It’s time for the viewers of Forever to get that petition going. Write in to ABC, call, set up a Facebook fan page to Bring Forever Back. Do what you have to do to create a movement and get your favorite television shows to stay on the air.

The shows that have been cancelled on ABC include the following:

Manhattan Love Story
The Taste

With the ABC Upfronts taking place this week (May 12, 2015) there may be additional shows on the chopping block.

Other television shows that have been cancelled on the other networks include:

The McCarthys
The Mentalist
The Millers
Two and a Half Men

Red Band Society
The Mindy Project

A to Z
Bad Judge
Parks and Recreation
State of Affairs
About a Boy
Marry Me

We will be following the Upfronts where we will find out the fate of the rest of the shows.


  1. M

    November 17, 2015 at 12:07 pm

    ABC SUCKS! We really enjoyed “Forever” compared to some of the other crap you have on the air. Hopefully it will reappear elsewhere. We watch very few of the shows on the major networks, this one had a great twist to it.

  2. SB

    May 24, 2015 at 12:28 am

    What’s the problem ABC – not enough smut and depravity in Forever? Seems like the only TV shows that last are full of trash. Forever was one of the few intelligent, engaging shows that we could watch as a family with our teenage son that we found entertaining and challenging without having to fast forward through scenes of meaningless drivel.

  3. Mike duhnem

    May 21, 2015 at 9:33 pm

    Who needs ABC anyways. They obviously can’t make a proper decision. If they can cancel forever, I can definitely cancel them from my viewing. Take notice advertisers. Forever so long.

  4. Thomas Fraley

    May 21, 2015 at 12:15 pm

    I will now go out of my way to avoid ABC–smutty and inane shows seem to last Forever, but enchanting enjoyable shows go by the wayside.

  5. Marco

    May 17, 2015 at 10:22 pm

    ABC- Please reconsider your decision on canceling the show. Forever is a very engaging show, look forward to viewing it weekly. Save Forever!

  6. Brian

    May 14, 2015 at 10:13 pm

    “Forever” was one of the few network shows I thought was intelligent and engaging. They just gave me another reason to just watch cable channels. If there is any formal petition or drive to resurrect the show let me know.

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