ABC Family Kills The Nine Lives of Chloe King

More like The Ten Episodes of Chloe King. ABC Family put the cat out for good when it canceled The Nine Lives of Chloe King yesterday due to low ratings. The series was based on the young adult novels written by Liz Braswell, about a teen girl who discovers she has feline powers and is a warrior in the battle between an ancient race and human beings. Phew, that's sounds like a lot for a young chick to handle.

The series started off well thanks to the popularity of the books, drawing more than two million viewers for its debut. But come finale time in mid-August, that number had dwindled to just above one million viewers. That might have been the cat's meow at the old ABC Family, but the Disney off-shoot is becoming more than just ABC's little sister, with top series like Switched at Birth reportedly drawing around three million viewers on average.

But though Chloe King has been put down, The Lying Game—which is also based on a young adult book series—has been granted a back-12 order to extend its first-season episode count to 22. The show tackles the hot TV trend of identical twins, but is still suffering in the ratings department, with its most recent episode drawing 1.3 million total viewers. So why did Chloe King get axed while The Lying Game got renewed? I'd guess budget or a network exec's unreasonable hatred of cats. Cats rule, dudes.


Which show was more deserving of its fate, the now-canceled Nine Lives of Chloe King or The Lying Game?


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SEASON 2 PLEASE
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I can't believe this. me and not only me love this show. Just because you don't get the special amount of viewers you are trying to get does not mean you don't have any viewers at all. If this was one of the shows that you love i promise you wouldn't want the last episode leaving you with nothing to end the show but three people that died . If you make episodes maybe you wouldn't have to complain about less viewers on abc family. plz plz plz make another season
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They cancelled this show and they cancelled the lying game and that's what they doing all the time. Now they complain about not having enough viewers and stuff, but they won't have any views on anything they produce because we cannot rely on them to keep the shows going, so whats the point in watching tv shows by them, because we all know they going to end before its supposed to. I also know how they can get more views on their tv programs by advertising more because where i live no one knows about them, i didnt until i looked at what else some of the same actors/actresses been in thats how i got in to it so...ADVERTISE!!!its really not that hard.
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so many questions not told do a season 2 or i will rip out your heart

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i want alek back

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All ABC family does is create and cancel shows. They never stick to one according to how great and amazing it is, if it doesn't have enough views it's cut without even giving the chance to people who actually love this show to speak out. It's not right and another reason is the fact that online views don't count towards the ratings which is outrageous. When I miss an episode on TV I always try to find it online and I'm sure there are various reasons as to why people missed the episode. This show is very different from the book; ABC family's writers put their own twist to it. So even if you read the book, this show is on a constant cliffhanger. It disgusts me to think that this show got canceled when various television channels have been producing so-called "reality" shows, that only involve uncivilized humans, getting into fights and whoring around. And various shows that have no plot whatsoever. It's the character's growth within the story that not only makes it interesting but relatable. At least this story shows just that, even more so that the story took a 180 degree turn from the original stories. Give yourself some props guys because you all did a wonderful job. It's just a matter of making more episodes and advertising more that will get people thinking, "Hm. That looks pretty interesting."
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You are so right! Ugh! ABC Family makes me so mad!!!!!!!
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I just commented but oh well. I do like The Lying Game, but The Nine Lives Of Chloe King is much better and way more deserving to be on telivisoion. I loved it so much. Gah. I don't even like reading and I really wanna know what happens next. Bring it back, losers. xD I don't even know where to find the books anyway.... Gah. I want it back badly. Ima loser. hHaha. I loved it ,3
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I miss the ine lives of chloe king so bad
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no way ...i want it back i was like waiting for a new episode till i found out its cancelled me and my 20 friends are obssesed withthis and this shit takes this tv show away wtf omg
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I miss Alek..... :"(
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does anyone know where in the books the TV show left off. Which book does Brian get shot in??
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I do not know the answer to that. buuut, brian didn't get shot. chloe did. than chloe kissed him and than he "died" lawls.
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They should of kept The nine lives of Chloe king now no one knows what happen to Brian does he die or not?? or the other to girls?? and the show should of gave it a 2nd season cuz sometimes no one never finds a show its first season you guys got more hits after you guys killed it?? So I'm pretty sure it would of got more hits if it went on a 2nd season..
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Come on everyone we can get the show back if we really want all you have to do is sign the petition @ http://www.petitionbuzz.com/petitions/tnlock

Abc is actually thinking about bringing back the show we need to get as many people to sign as possible. We need to make it up to 200,000 people and were almost there .

Remember got to http://www.petitionbuzz.com/petitions/tnlock and sign the petition.
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BRING BACK The Nine Lives of Chloe King BRING BACK The Nine Lives of Chloe King BRING BACK The Nine Lives of Chloe King BRING BACK The Nine Lives of Chloe King BRING BACK The Nine Lives of Chloe King BRING BACK The Nine Lives of Chloe King BRING BACK The Nine Lives of Chloe King BRING BACK The Nine Lives of Chloe King BRING BACK The Nine Lives of Chloe King BRING BACK The Nine Lives of Chloe King BRING BACK The Nine Lives of Chloe King BRING BACK The Nine Lives of Chloe King LIKE IF YOU AGREE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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BRING BACK The Nine Lives of Chloe King IT REALLY GOOD I WANT TO SEE WHAT HAPPENS NEXT. LIKE THIS IF YOU AGREE WITH ME...
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that's so messed up its not there discussions its ours like if I'm right. i know that there was 1 million viewers and thats alot to us people as she said rudely people who do love is not fair to them go Chloe king go Chloe king go Chloe king ways to get it back plzz help rush
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plz bring the show back it was getting really good every one loves the show ::(
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i cnt believe they cancled chloe it shuld have been a hit how cn they do this i rlly liked and rlly was hopeing for season 2 lying games do nt deserve this wel my i hope abc family will lt them cum bck
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i only watch this show beacuse of how cute alek is

i mean he is so unbeileveibly sexy he rocks my world

but choles mom is like seriously bipolar soooooooooooooo anyway

put benjaman stone back in a show so he can keep being SEXYYYYYYYYYYYY

and if i may to benjaman stone WILL YOU MARRY ME PLEASE !!!!!!!!!!!!!
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me too
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BRING BACK THE NINE LIVES OF CHLOE KING! i started watching t.v again b/c of it! and thats all i wanna watch on netfix!
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Ugh.. I hate how they took off the good show The Nine Lives of Chloe King and put the piece of crap show The Lying Game.... Thats dumb.... My mother and I loved that show and wee never knew that it was cancelled... So i googled it and found it out... Why flippin cancel it right when all of that happened.... :/. What is wrong with you people...
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BRING NINE LIVES OF CHLOE KING BACK!! >< I know over 3 million viewers protesting to get it back, so idk what yall are talking about :[ gosh why abc have to do this, they better see all these comments, and get into a agreement to get the show back!!
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i kno i love this show

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I think that they should make a new series because the finale was so dramatic, i want to see what is going to happen.

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They cancelled because they only rated how many TVs were showing it? What about "carpooling" TVs? What about the people who recorded it? Do they count that? What about when it's On Demand? And Online? One season isn't enough to just decide people hate the show! My boyfriend and I LOVE the show. Not Loved, Love. They need to bring it baaaaacck!
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For all of those who want the show back sign the petition and there's a possibility we can get the show back go to this website.

http://www.petitionbuzz.com/petitions/tnlock
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Finally they get a good show where it's not bad or crappy. And they cancel it?? What the heck ABC!
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The nine lives of chloe was one of my favorite shows on tv. I hate that they cancled it. It pure crap i hate the lying game and the nine lives of chloe king has such a good story and they just left us hanging like that wasnt cool. I miss that show so much that i watch the old episodes. They really need to bring it back!
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if you all want this show back add your name to this petition



http://www.petitionbuzz.com/petitions/tnlock
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This is just another case of what happened to other great shows like 10 things I hate about you and now the nine lives of chloe king. I don't get the programmes on the tv because I'm not American but I watched them all I could online.
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I wrote a long messege to ABC FAMILY i am proud of myself :)
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they keep all of the crapy shows and dump the good ones!!!!!!!!! BAD MISTAKE ABC FAMILY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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this is pure crap. why are all the good shows always cancelled... yeah i didnt watch it on tv, but i did on netflix... and it was an awesome show. what the heck. same thing happened with the gates... love that show... and.... CANCEL. whoever does the ratings is dumb. so what if the ratings where low then... give us a chance to like it. what if people didnt know about the show when it came out but really like it now. finish the dang thing!
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That was the best show ever FORGET THE LYING GAME nine lives of Chloe king was WAY BETTER I seriously cried when I found out it was canceled a lot of people watch Chloe king onlIne they should of counted those ratings!!!!!!BAD ONE ABC FAMILY!
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9 Lives of Chloe king is WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY Better why is abc family canceling good shows Like Nine Lives of Chloe King It Was Just Getting Good And Bring Back Kyle XY Too
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bring back the 9 lives of chloe king you don't have to cancel the lying game. all you have to do is bring the 9 lives of chloe king back when the lying game is over and then you will have 1 show starting after another
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I watched them both and the only one i really wanted to watch is cancelled? so not right.. the lying game is crap, i got so bored of that so im just wishing that the nine lives of chloe king comes back!! dump the lying game bring bk the nine lives of chloe king! plzz !
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FORGET THE LYING GAME BRING BACK Nine Lives of Chloe King !!!!!!!
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Nine Lives of Chloe King IS AN AMMMAAAZIINGGGGGGGGGGGGGG SHOWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW BRING IT BACKKKK PLZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ PLZZZZZZZ PLZZZ !
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I think they shouldn't have cancled it. It was the best show on abc family that I've watched. Besides, doesn't everybody want to know what happens to Alec and Chloe now that Brian's dead??? I do. But what is up with that???!!!! People, seriously... they don't know a good show when they see it.
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We don't know if he is dead or not. Remember when it said they either die or become paralyzed. There is so much they didn't finish off!
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Keep both. Give these shows a chance. I'm sick of getting my heartbroken. I fall in love with a show and where it's going and it gets cancelled. The ending of Kyle XY was ridiculous. At least, they didn't do that with the Lying Game or Chloe King.
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they cant do this... i know alot of people who watch this show just because every one doesnt like it dont mean they should cancel it.. im very upset and i will boycott abc if they keep doing this. this is the second show ive had to stop watching.... NOT HAPPY ABC
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sign this please if you want there to be another season of chloe king http://twitition.com/8bkno
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this was the best show that they had besides lincoln hights, you always let go of the good shows and keep the crap.
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i miss this tv show SOOOOOOO much! it was really good! they hav to do more!
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Me, too! They still have a chance to bring it back. I haven't seen any of the actors elsewhere just yet!
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omg i freaking love this show. please bring it backk. this was soo gooddddddd ! WHYS IT CANCELLED?
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I signed the petition because I wanna kno what happened to the lady when she got in the mans car (I said it that way so I don't spoil it for anyone) in episode 10. I hate bein left in suspense lol
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this is so stupid r u kidding me lots of people love this show. and the person who just said pretty liairs should be cancelled,FYI........ your crazy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Ikri love pretty little liars, i watched 10 lives of chloe king in 1 day i <3 it
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There is a petition! Here it is: http://www.petitionbuzz.com/petitions/tnlock
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There is a petition! Here it is: http://www.petitionbuzz.com/petitions/tnlock
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I know abc family is considering making a movie to sum up the story but i wish they would just continue the tv show...but i guess a movie is better than nothing. I want The Nine Lives of Chloe King back like crazy!!!! If anyone starts a petition i will willingly sign!
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