Defying Gravity Gets New CTV Timeslot in Canada

"But...we've already shot the episodes...why would they cancel us?"

"But...we've already shot the episodes...why would they cancel us?"

The summer space series Defying Gravity is a show that I have been enjoying quite a bit over the past few weeks. However, despite my love of this series, and its centering on the lives of these astronaut’s exploring our solar system, it seems that none of the rest of you are watching it…at all. News broke a few days ago that Canada’s CTV will be moving the series to Friday night’s in Canada, which seems to be a dreaded sci-fi dumping ground. So what will ABC do with this great little series? Your guess is as good as mine (and the folks over at TVbythenumbers).

For those of you that are fans of the show, hold strong, because the show hasn’t been canceled yet. The good news is that the entire first season (12 episodes) has already been filmed, so at the very least it seems like we’ll get to see it on DVD if ABC cancels it. However, the terrible ratings can’t be ignored, and normally you’d have to assume ABC would move it somewhere else in its schedule. Saturdays would be a good place to park it for another few weeks, which is a similar strategy that NBC followed with Kings this summer when it aired the remainder of its first season. The only problem is that College Football will be starting back up before Defying Gravity ends, so Saturdays seem less likely. Friday are already out of the question for ABC, because the reruns they’re showing Friday night are already beating the new episodes of Defying Gravity (I know, I told you the ratings were bad!). For us fans out here we can only hope that ABC will hold fast and keep Defying Gravity on Sunday night’s until the first season has played out. But regardless of whether we finish watching it on ABC, or on DVD sometime in the future, you can be sure you won’t be seeing a season 2 of this show.

Source: TVbythenumbers


30 Comments

  1. Featherlite August 26, 2009
  2. Featherlite August 26, 2009
  3. Pixie Wings August 27, 2009
  4. Pixie Wings August 27, 2009
  5. Melissa August 27, 2009
  6. Melissa August 27, 2009
  7. seeker August 27, 2009
  8. seeker August 27, 2009
  9. Bryan Jones August 28, 2009
  10. Bryan Jones August 28, 2009
  11. Babo Sanko August 29, 2009
  12. Babo Sanko August 29, 2009
  13. DexNC August 29, 2009
  14. DexNC August 30, 2009
  15. Jen September 1, 2009
  16. Jen September 2, 2009
  17. Mark September 6, 2009
  18. Mark September 6, 2009
  19. Gabriel September 12, 2009
  20. Gabriel September 12, 2009
  21. Dave September 14, 2009
  22. Dave September 14, 2009
  23. Chuck September 14, 2009
  24. Chuck September 15, 2009
  25. Cecil September 15, 2009
    • ArmyGuy95 September 16, 2009
  26. Cecil September 16, 2009
    • ArmyGuy95 September 16, 2009
  27. Gabriel September 17, 2009
  28. Gabriel September 17, 2009

Add Comment

20 Reasons Why The Riverdale TV Series is Better than the Comics
10 Predictions We’re Making About Manifest Season 2
20 HGTV Shows That Don’t Exist Yet But Should
15 Reasons Why the Amazing Race Can Last Forever
The Five Best Cyborg Characters In 80s Movies
If There’s Ever a Beetlejuice 2 We Will Not Be Watching It
Five 70s Comedies That Still Hold Up and are Funny Today
The 20 Best Original Amazon Movies of All-Time
Five Actresses Who Could Play Kella Ripa in a Lifetime Movie
The History and Evolution of the U.S. Quidditch Cup
Did You Know It Actually Costs Money To Be on the Bachelor?
Five Actresses Who Could Play Wendy Williams in a Lifetime Movie
Appreciating the Comic Career of Cathy Guisewite
Tips For Publishing An Independent Comic Book
Is It True That Marvel and DC Comics Are Doomed?
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Len Wein
The History and Evolution of AnimeJapan
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Astra Lost in Space
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Star-Myu
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Drifting Dragons
10 Reasons Why Fallout 5 Will Be The Franchise’s Best Game
Five Crazy Stories of How Video Games got People Arrested
How The SimCity Franchise Changed Video Games Forever
82 Year Old Shirley Curry AKA “Skyrim Grandma” Still Going