Dirty Sexy Money not picked up by ABC

Yesterday was a busy day for ABC--and not necessarily the good kind, either. The network finalized its midseason lineup, and though that meant great news for some shows, it also meant really, really bad news for others. One show on the short end of the stick is Dirty Sexy Money, the over-the-top drama revolving around socialites in New York.

According to online reports, DSM is D-O-N-E...canceled, kaput, canned. The decision comes on the heels of Dirty's disappointing season-two numbers, which failed to rebound after the writers strike forced the network to cut its debut season early. ABC opted to let it sit out the second half of last season and shoot for a relaunch this fall, but apparently viewers decided to move on.

Dirty Sexy Money stars Six Feet Under's Peter Krause as Nick George, a high-priced lawyer to one of New York City's wealthiest families, the Darlings. Of course, the Darlings are spoiled, often oblivious, and draped in scandal, and they use Nick for their errand boy. Meanwhile, Nick is on the quest to figure out how his father died, which may be tied to the Darlings.

ABC is planning to air all 13 episodes of Dirty Sexy Money produced this season.

This is sad news, given that DSM was a dirty, sexy, guilty pleasure of mine. Karen was my favorite Darling; who was yours?

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Great Show First of all!!! Just watched it on NF. I can not imagine how people were watching this from episode to episode. Anyway, who ever is managing ratings on ABC clearly does not know what people want to watch. Too bad, this show was great.
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Abc has cancelled alot of my favorite movies like DSM, kyle xy, flash foward and many more but God help u if you dont continue and finish "V" because if you cancel V that will be the end of my watching abc movies and so will it be with order people who watch your movies so pls continue and finish "V" and i will lov it if you continue DSM. Thanks.
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Is there anything like a Karen Darling styleguide anywhere?

The clothes - especially the underwear - would suit my girlfriend very well :-)
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i do not live in USA but have had the privilege of seeing 10 episodes... the show is fantastic and it would be a shame to can it.i love brian.. i think his sulky brilliant performance does justice to the show. i dont know how, but the scriptwriters are fantastic and lets try and continue this brilliant series.
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Just discovered this series and now it's done!

I miss Brian. I have no closure---the story left with him booted out of the Imperial by Andrea!
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How best to disappoint an avid fan.... come to update an episode of this great show and find out it's been canned! I guess reality shows are cheaper to shoot, increase revenue through their competitions/voting and do not require much intellect to comprehend. Oh well I guess I better get watching the final series. Before E4 drop that as well! :(



ABC, pathetic decision!
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ABC please don't cancel Dirty Sexy Money! (facebook group)

http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=40107501429



Best new show to come to television since Desperate Housewives, IMHO. ABC must have a bunch of stupidheads working for them or they never woulda cancelled it.



I agree with what most have said here about the ridiculous influx of reality shows...they suck almost as bad as The Jerry Springer show but are still seen on every second channel. UGH!!
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the hell!!! this show is better than desperate housewives!! cancel that show and bring back DSM!!! well, thank you for canceling pushing daisies.
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Once again, one of the few good shows with a fantastic cast gets the axe.
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Well I have to agree with Debste also, ABC is startin to suck. All they show really are reality shows, I don't know how the rest feel but I am startin to get fed up with them. Which Surivor are they on now like 10?? Come on get back to writin some good old Drama shows for the night time.... Isn't that what people want to see? Something that is fantasy and not some stupid "game show" with a prize? If thats what we wanted we could just tape The Price is Right
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BALDRAVEN ---> YOUR WORDS TO GODS EARS!!!
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Post script: Am I just wasting my breath??? Do you think ABC even looks at these posts??
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It seems the American public is more interested in TV Reality shows than something that is worth watching. I totally agree with Debste as over and over again, this network as well as the others, opt for nonsense TV instead of quality programming. I am so frustrated when I get hooked on a great show (I represent the baby boomer, post grad demographic) and poof it is replaced by some mindless reality show. The quote "Never over estimate the intelligence of the American public" rings true. Hence the networks have to cater to these dimrods. There are so many fabulous, imaginative writers out there that never get a chance to produce quality shows. A shame. Whereas TV was my nightime relaxation, I find myself watching less and less. Yes CSI is a great show albeit unrealistic but with three of them and all the copycats, I am in crime/forensics and cop shows overload. Please bring Dirty Sexy Money back!!!!
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Now why was this show taken off? The best shows get taken off, I don't understand. Working in this fast pace life and going home seeking other visual entertainment and poof there goes your favorite show, Vegas, Men in Trees what else, cmon give us a break and bring back the show, I can't agree more with Debste, ABC is making me feel the same SUCKS. This show is hot and something is always happening with the DARLINGS and whomever pass through, cmon bring it back..

Cindy rod
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i'm almost ready to stop watching tv all together. i'm so tired of liking shows only to have them cancelled shortly after I've gotten hooked. ABC SUCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
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ABC = A BUNCHA CRACKHEADS!!! WTF? I understand pushing daisies cuz it was gay as hell. but this show actually had a storyline. Just one more reason to hate ABC i suppose..
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I can't believe ABC cancel Dirty Sexy Money...is a great show!!! ABC are you crazy? the answer is Yes!!!
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I cannot believe the show is DONE! I am so very very dissapointed. I was expecting a great season ahead. I am just so sad, had gotten attached to the show....I think ABC should re-consider it is a great show and deserves a good come back!!!!!!!!!!!!
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ABC-are you crazy??? We in Europe are really loving this show! Why do you support some stuuupid shows like Charmed od Lost or simillar nonsence and cancelling this show? Greetings from Amsterdam-we hope for Dirty Sexy Money season 3 !!!
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my favorite darling has to be Jeremy. The non-amnesia amnesia was proof of how this seeming screwup and ne'er-do-well was more intelligent and cunning than anyone gave him credit for. His twin sister was a dope and the decision to not bring her back for season 2 was a smart one. It's unfortunate the show won't continue, but in this economic climate there was no way it could or would survive. Ah well. It was nice to see that Donald Sutherland is still as vital and important an actor as ever. Hey, I hear his son is on some tv show too... twenty...something? ;)
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Please don't cancel it.. It is way too good. It's a true favorite of mine, highly entertaining. When are we going to get to see the last 3 episodes at least?
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I CANNOT, CANNOT, CANNOT believe they are cancelling this show. This was one of the best shows EVER in my opinion. TV really lacks these days, all that reality stuff is a bunch of nonsense and boring. PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE bring back Dirty, Sexy Money!!!!!
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I think DSM is better than Lost... I do not like the mystery or something like that... DSM is so funny and exciting... I really liked it. I live in Turkiye and follow it. And I can not believe that all American TVs fulled with reality shows! I hate them...

SAVE DIRTY SEXY MONEY!!!!
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I love DSM, I'm agree with u: my favorite Darling is Karen. think that DSM deserves at less one more season, specially because this one was punished so many times this year...
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i agree the execs have sticks up their behinds and they should keep Dirty Sexy Money on the air, and they cancelled a lot of shows that should not have been last year and right now it looks like i am only going to watch 4 shows on abc starting in january. brothers & sisters, ugly betty, grey's anatomy and Private Practice but the way things are going they might be gone at the end of may or june too.
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I cannot believe they are cancelling DSM!!! Television is being flooded with reality t.v. and other crap. They should at least tie up all the loose ends and "finish" the story lines if they are going to do it. Shame on the execs at ABC!
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GO TO ABC.COM AND TELL THE IGNORANT EXEC'S NOT TO CANCEL THIS SHOW!!!
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That is really too bad. DSM is such fun to watch. I'd love to know what ABC exes are thinking. My guess is DSM will be replaced my something that can be cheaply made and it will be very b-o-r-i-n-g.
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beepity beep
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This is the secondbest show, after Dexter, that is on American Television. I love to watch it, even when i'm out of the country. The torrents are higher every week for this show. Just wait a little and it can score very high! Blame the advertisers, or the planners, or the hours you've put this show on... but don't blame a superb show like this. It's even already sold in Europe. It has growth potential too! Don't make a big mistake ABC, keep Dirty Sexy Money on TeeVee!!!

From Berlin, Europe
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Damn writer's strike really did a job on a handful of great shows that were new last year. K-Ville & Moonlight couldn't survive the first year; now Dirty Sexy Money and probably Pushing Daisies are getting axed because they didn't manage to recoup their viewers after the hiatus (never mind that they were only given 2 months to do that). And none of this year's new crop, with the possible exception of Fringe, even comes close to the great writing and ensemble acting in these shows. So disappointing.
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Why do all the great shows get canceled??
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What the hell!!! I totally agree that someone is clearly on drugs. What other explanation could there be for all the good shows that were being cancelled this year???

"ABC is planning to air all 13 episodes of Dirty Sexy Money produced this season."

Does anyone know when??? Until now I have only seen six.
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It is so sad that another good series has been cancelled. What is up with ABC? Dirty Sexy Money is a great show and I'm going to miss seeing Blair Underwood.
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Do the execs at ABC have their heads up their you know what
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Really, really maddening...I wonder how many people would like to see their favorite book torn up after reading half of it. This is a great show with great actors. I would really like to know what happens next !
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This is really sad. I hope they find a way to end it well somehow...
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Another good show bites the dust! Surely some other network will pick this great show up and give it the timeslot is so deserves.
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this really pissed me off!!! why on earth do they have to cancelled this magnificent tv show!!!! this stuff hurts!!! i really wanna know who killed dutch and i wanna see simon elder defeated... i love the chemistry between the actors and actresses they should give DSM another chance... i've seen worst TV shows last longer for example CHARMED!!! this one really sucked and last for i don't know how long!!! i'll miss nick and karen and BRIAN and JEremy!!! ohh i love him sooo much!!! please bring DSM back!!! what i'm i gonna watch Wednesday night?!!! i can't believe it!!! i need this show... i hate the ABC CEO!!!
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this is sad sad news, the show was new last year and similar to other shows in a way but it still had that refreshing feeling. I didn't see any problems within the story, i still don't, i think it was running along very smoothly. I just hope they end it properly without cliffhangers.
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I loved this show!
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That so sucks! I can't believed they cancelled my 2 favorite show...this one & Eli Stone. What are they thinking? Do they WANT everyone to go to cable shows & internet shows???
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Natalie (Karen) was surely the fan's FAV. She's come a LONG way since her days on PASSIONS!
She portrayed such depth in her shallow Karen.
What a disappointment.
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Good news to some of us. Another soap opera about the filthy rich was just...so NECESSARY.
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It's such a shame they cancelled this show, series 2 hasn't even aired in the UK yet! There is finally something on TV worth watching (and not just because Glenn Fitzgerald is in it!) and they go and cancel it. Surely they could have given it one more season before making a decision. THERE'S A PETITION ON FACEBOOK CALLED: "PETITION TO SAVE DIRTY SEXY MONEY" JOIN THIS GROUP AND LET'S AT LEAST TRY AND KEEP THIS SHOW
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Wow! It doesn't pay to get involved in new shows. As soon as I get into one boom they're canceled. I'm still mourning the lost of Moonlight on CBS.
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I really enjoyed DSM and Eli. Why does ABC keep canceling all the good shows? Whats next Grey's or Desperate? Makes me wonder what they are going to show instead.
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This is a show with lots of twist. I truly enjoy it. Such a shame to see it getting canceled. Why not letting it air longer?
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Unbelievable!!! I love this show. My husband could never understand why I liked it so much. What was ABC thinking? I guess I can go to bed earlier on Wednesday nights.
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There goes my guilty pleasure - and the only thing that would draw me to the television on Wednesday. Tripp was easily my favourite Darling.
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