After months and months of stringing us along, the music has suddenly stopped. Bunheads has been canceled, according TV Line. ABC Family finally made its decision official today, ending the series after one season. We all knew this was coming, right? Well, we should have, but many fans were still holding out hope that the series from Gilmore Girls creator Amy Sherman-Palladino would make a miraculous return.
ABC Family said the delay in making a decision was a result of the network's efforts to make a second season work. But in the end, they apparently couldn't do it. "Bunheads is a wonderful series that we are very proud to have aired,” the network said in a statement. “The series had amazing storytelling, the most talented cast, and a passionate and loyal fan base. Recognizing all of this, we took extra time to try and find ways to bring the series back for another season, but in the end it simply wasn’t possible. We wish the cast and crew the best in their future endeavors.”
Bunheads starred Broadway vet Sutton Foster as a Vegas showgirl turned ballet teacher to four little squirts (and some less important classmates). The dramedy was critically acclaimed but didn't boogie with viewers, checking in as one of the ABC Family's lower-rated dramas. But its greatest achievement was introducing the world to the wonderfully named actress Bailey Buntain, who played Ginny. Last week, ABC Family also canceled bubble show The Lying Game.
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