Backstrom: Canceled by Fox After One Season

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This one won't be so easy to solve.

Backstrom is not coming back for a second season, as Fox has decided not to renew the freshman detective series.

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Despite performing steadily for the network and coming from Fox VIP Hart Hanson, things still didn't look rosy enough for a pickup. 

The Following was also canceled earlier today by Fox.

Fox has picked up three dramas for the new season, including The Grinder, The Frankenstein Code and Rosewood.

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