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[06/20/12 - 10:25 PM]
OWN Pulls All Four of Its New Summer Series
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- OWN has pulled all four of its recently launched newcomers - "Are You Normal, America?," "Lives on Fire," "Million Dollar Neighborhood" and "Real Life: The Musical" - from its lineup.

"Are You Normal, America?" bowed to just 203,000 viewers on June 3 with its most recent original on June 11 falling to 141,000 viewers. A repeat of "48 Hours: Hard Evidence" filled the show's Monday, 9:00/8:00c slot on June 18, outperforming all three of "Normal's" airings with 293,000 viewers.

"Lives on Fire" opened to a similarly modest 163,000 viewers on Friday, June 8 at 9:00/8:00c with 121,000 tuning in for its second episode on June 15. Said slot was previously home to encores of Discovery Fit & Health's "My Mom Is Obsessed," which delivered 137,000 viewers on June 1; 252,000 on May 25; and 181,000 on May 18.

Meanwhile, "Real Life: The Musical" got the hook after its debut installment on Saturday, June 9 at 10:00/9:00c (numbers for which were not available).

[UPDATED! 06/24/12] And finally, "Million Dollar Neighborhood" likewise been benched from Saturday nights. Said hour, which aired at 9:00/8:00c, bowed on June 9 (numbers for which were also not available).





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· 48 HOURS (CBS)
· ARE YOU NORMAL, AMERICA? (OWN)
· LIVES ON FIRE (OWN)
· MILLION DOLLAR NEIGHBORHOOD (OWN)
· MY MOM IS OBSESSED (HEALTH)
· REAL LIFE: THE MUSICAL (OWN)









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