Is This Really the End for Life Unexpected?

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The sad news was broken to Life Unexpected fans yesterday: The CW has not ordered any new scripts for this series, making it very likely that the show will come to an end in a few weeks.

But show runner Liz Tigelaar does wish to be clear: "Not being picked up is different than being canceled," she told E! News.

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Still, this sort of situation rarely results in a renewal for a new season, which is why Tigelaar also says she's penning the final episodes with a goal of wrapping various storylines up. She elaborates:

Each season has had an arc to it - like the first season starting with a proposal and ending with a wedding - and this season will have an arc to it as well. The stories that we started in the premiere will resolve in episode 13. We won't be able to do the ending we would have [originally] planned, but I definitely believe we'll be able to do an ending that makes people feel really satisfied.

Does this mean Cate and Baze will end up together?

We're figuring it out. It's a balance between not wanting to do something that's not organic to the character's journey in the episodes we've seen, but wanting to give fans the satisfaction of what the series has promised. And I'm confident that we're going to be able to do it. This season we really wanted to lay the groundwork for a friendship between Cate and Baze, and then if down the road they get together, you understand why.

It's not just based on the past; it's based on the present love and respect for each other. Season two has been all about earning their friendship, and really seeing them parent Lux together. And we're going to make it a beautiful ending.

** You tell us, readers: How would you end Life Unexpected?

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    I think your all a bunch of willyweeds that need to get a life. Much love to the life unexpected crew ;) xxxxx

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    PLEASE, PLEEEEEEEEEEASE: CATE HAVE TO END UP WITH BAZE!!!!!!!!!!!! OMGGGGGGGG, RYAN IS RIDICULOUS AND EMMA???? WHO THE HELL ARE U????? GET OUT OF THIS SHOW

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    Please don't cancel Life Unexpected!!! It's one of the few shows me and my husband sit down and watch together!!!!!! :(

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    If Cate and Baze end up together, I'll go crazy; she belongs with Ryan! Part of what makes this show so great, is that it's rooted iin reality quite well. Not every family has a fairytale ending and people do move on. As an example, Cate moved on and matured. As a result, she's with Ryan. LOVE THIS SHOW - PLEASE DON'T CANCEL IT!

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    I love this show. Please don't cancel it;( this season I did not watch any new shows because I knew this would happen. I hope another station picks it up.

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    CATE AND BAZE MUST END UP TOGETHER! THEY AER THE ULTIMATE SOUL MATES

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    I really enjoy this show. It has everything, I look forward to my "life unexpected" time thats my time to relax and enjoy tv.. I watched every show of "Reba", "life unexpected is just a good show with good people.. please keep it on
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    I've been watching since the pilot and have fallen in love with every character! I sincerely hope they pick it back up!!!!!

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    At least the network has kept it on the schedule in a good timeslot two seasons running and never pre-empted it, and it has indeed promoted the show throughout both seasons. The network even gave it a prime slot this season after marginal ratings last year solely because of the quality of the show. I hope LUX picks up enough viewer support over the remaining seven or so episodes so that it does come back next season, but unlike other networks there is no way that CW can be faulted for not giving the show a chance to grow its audience.

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    And it's not canceled yet, it's not being picked up for any more episodes so please guys keep watching :)