Report: A&E releases The Beast

The Beast will no longer be A&E;'s burden. The action drama has been cancelled by the cable network after one season, reports Variety. A&E; has yet to make the move official, but Variety cites well-placed sources as saying it's a done deal.

Patrick Swayze starred in the show as Charles Barker, an FBI agent who does things a little differently and concentrated on in-deep undercover work. Barker's non-traditional methods didn't sit well with his rookie partner, and led to the investigation of Barker by other FBI agents.

The Beast made headlines for the wrong reasons when Swayze announced he was battling cancer. Rumors swirled about Swayze's diminishing health and questions arose about whether or not he could finish the series.

Swayze's health issues had nothing to do with the network's decision, however, as other actors were being eyed to take over the lead if Swayze couldn't continue.

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I liked this TV show. It was much different from what they air nowadays.
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I haven't seen the show but I hope Patrick Swayze's health improves.
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I think this is ridiculous. This show is great. I love it and I love Patrick Swayze. The end of season one left fans with a few questions, and if A&E cancels the show, those questions will never be answered. This show has potential. It should go for a second season at least.
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I think this is a bad choice. I liked the show. Guess I'll have to hope for a DVD set. Get better, Patrick.
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it had terrible writing, i mean awful. patrick swayze deserves better material.
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What else is new? All good shows get canceled quickly while we get more seasons of (name any reality garbage) you choose.
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What?!?!? Patrick is ill?!?!? (jaja yeah i already know that long ago) but i mean for his performance in the show does not notice!!!



The show is awsome and Patrick is still good no matter the ilness XO XO



:):):):)
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Bah! I loved this show, it got better each week. Am well disappointed if this is true :-(
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I can't say that I am surprised I watch a enough of this show just in the preview. It was just bad!
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First the Unit and now the Beast. Two great shows canceled. What a shame
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I liked the show...I thought Swayze was excellent
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I think that this had the potential to grow into a great series. I liked the first season and I was looking forward to another season.
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Excellent show, someone please take over and continue it.
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I only watched once or twice
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I liked the show.
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