AMC Cancels The Killing... Again

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AMC has once again given a death sentence to The Killing.

The network pulled the plug after a ratings-diminished second season, only to surprisingly change its mind after a few months. But it's safe to assume this latest move will stick.

“We have made the difficult decision not to move forward with a fourth season of The Killing,” said AMC in a statement. “We want to thank our great partners at Fox Television Studios, creator Veena Sud, an extraordinary cast and the dedicated fans who watched.”

The Killing Finale Scene

The finale of The Killing Season 3 drew 1.5 million viewers, a slight increase over the Season 2 finale, yet not enough to earn the drama another set of episodes.

The 2011 premiere of the series garnered 2.7 million households.

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