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Showtime Unceremoniously Cancels Brotherhood

In Brotherhood, Cancellations, HBO, Showtime, The Wire on 06/29/2009 at 2:17 pm


Well, they left us hanging since last December, so I suppose it comes as no big surprise, but Showtime has canceled Brotherhood after only three seasons. The series, in our opinion, was criminally under rated by viewers and critics, rivaling even HBO’s The Wire as one of the most under appreciated premium cable shows of all time.

At least The Wire was given a final season by HBO and people started noticing it just in time to finally heap some much deserved praise upon the series before it’s death. In canceling Brotherhood, Showtime did little more than offer up a press release six months after the series finale that wasn’t even about the show being canceled – it’s about the season three DVD release officially being titled Brotherhood: The Final Season.

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  1. […] to appluad TNT for taking this route as most networks show no mercy when wielding the ax.  Think Showtime and Brotherhood or any other show that was canceled with no warning or ended on a cliff […]

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