If you have watched the first two episodes of ABC's "Lucky 7," unfortunately those are the only ones you will see. According to Entertainment Weekly on Oct. 4, "Lucky 7" is the first television show to be canceled after only 12 days into the new television season.
Usually the networks wait at least three weeks to receive seven days of viewing data from Nielson. However, the premiere of "Lucky 7" had only 4.4 million viewers with a rating of 1.3 making it ABC's lowest-rated drama premier in years. The second episode plummeted even lower to a rating of 0.7
Repeats of "Scandal" will now fill that 10 p.m. time slot starting new week.
What was "Lucky 7" about?
Seven down-trodden gas station employees in Queens, New York won the lottery for $45 million. The series was to be based on all the problems and heartaches their sudden windfall would cause.
For those of us who watched the first and only two episodes of "Lucky 7," we will never know what the writers had in mind for the rest of the story. We can either forget about the show or imagine what would happen to those seven lottery winners.
Those who keep track of the cancellations of television shows can't help but notice that FX's "Lucky" and HBO's "Luck" were not lucky at all. One might wonder if there is something about a television show with the word "luck" in its title.
Warning: Don't get hooked on the following shows because they might not be around much longer either:
- ABC’s "Trophy Wife"
- CBS’s "We Are Men"
- NBC’s "Ironside"
- NBC's "Welcome to the Family"