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[04/25/07 - 10:12 AM]
Sun Sets on ABC Family's 'Beach,' A&E's 'Hollywood'
By Brian Ford Sullivan (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- ABC Family has pulled the plug on "Falcon Beach" after two seasons while A&E has quietly torpedoed its new reality series "Sons of Hollywood."

The latter has been pulled from its Sunday, 10:00/9:00c slot in favor of additional repeats of its lead-in "Gene Simmons' Family Jewels." The show's six remaining installments will be burned off as part of a three-hour marathon this Sunday starting at noon EST.

"Sons" opened to a lackluster 947,000 viewers on April 1 and its subsequent installments presumably performed even worse to merit being pulled.

As for "Beach," it's understood the show's cancellation is tied to a lack of viewership outside its core teen audience. The network co-produced the drama with CanWest MediaWorks, where it aired on the Global Television Network in Canada.

"Beach" will continue to run on Mondays at 7:00/6:00c on ABC Family, with its series finale tentatively slated for July 2.





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· GENE SIMMONS FAMILY JEWELS (A AND E)
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