ABC cancels ‘Alaska Daily,’ ‘Big Sky’ and ‘The Company You Keep’

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ABC is cutting back on its drama offerings of next week's premiere.

networks canceled shows from the first year Alaska Deli And the company you keep And big sky, which ran for three seasons. They are the first cancellations made by ABC this season; companion play a million little things and comedy the goldbergs Prematurely announced its end.

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big sky, from creator E. Kelly, had a strong cast in its first season for ABC, but waned somewhat in later years. The show's third season, subtitled deadly trailsIt had its shortest run at 13 episodes, and seven-day Nielsen ratings declined nearly 15 percent in total viewers (from 5.65 million to 4.85 million) and 17 percent in adults 18–49 (from 0.6 to 0.5).

Alaska DeliStarring Hilary Swank, as a reporter trying to rebuild her career in a Titanic state, 5.3 million viewers in seven days had the largest total audience among the three canceled shows — but not any ABC drama. had the second smallest rating (0.41) among The Adult 18-49 demographic that is important to advertisers. the company you keepwhich stars this is us alum Milo Ventimiglia, never caught in the post-American Idol spot on Sunday nights, averaging 3.78 million viewers and a 0.4 rating in the 18–49 demo.

Alaska Deli And the company you keep Both were produced by ABC's sibling 20th Television; big sky A co-production of 20th TV and A+E Studios.

ABC is yet to decide on four series – The Conners, Home Economics, Not Dead Yet And The Rookie: Fed – there are more six pilots (four dramas and two comedies) are in contention for the 2023-24 season. Decisions on those projects will be made next week, as sources say the Disney-owned network is still in talks with the producers behind several shows and several outside studios. ABC is expected to unveil its fall schedule on Tuesday morning. What remains unclear is if the network's decline schedule will largely ignore the potential fallout from the Writers Guild of strike (as CBS did) or take into account work stoppage, more in line with NBC's mostly strike-proof slate,

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Additional reporting by Leslie Goldberg.

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