Starz Cancels Camelot

... Camelot was canceled by Starz today after a season of poor ratings and lukewarm reviews that even Eva Green's boobies couldn't fix. But good on her for trying. [EW]

... Syfy's Being Human—which is legitimately good, so watch it!—has added to its cast for Season 2. Dichen Lachman, the oddly attractive vixen formerly of Dollhouse, will play royal vampire Izumi, who returns to Boston's vampire community and messes up Aidan's game. [Syfy via press release]

... Some guy named Javier Colon won NBC's The Voice last night. See him live soon at a Native American casino near you! [Billboard]

... Twilight Zone creator and sci-fi legend Rod Serling will be the subject of an upcoming movie. It will be more than just the story of him writing twisted stories; before he made us even more afraid of flying, he was a paratrooper in WWII. [Deadline Hollywood]

... MSNBC analyst Mark Halperin, author of the book Game Change which is the source material for an upcoming HBO series, appeared on the cable network's talk show Morning Joe and got suspended for calling President Obama a "dick." Hee hee. [Washington Post]

... Joe Rogan will return as the host of the relaunched Fear Factor, which NBC will begin airing this fall. Rogan took the job because he was offered a job. [TV Guide]

... After more than 41 years on the air, All My Children will air its final episode on September 23. Start planning your farewell parties now. [ABC via press release]


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Camelot is a great Show...

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I just found out that Camelot was cancelled. That's really too bad. I really liked it. Was better than the American take of Being Human. The Brit version of BH was awesome though.
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How is Camelot to compete with Game of Thrones!
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some from the community of Starz and fans of Camelot have made a petition in case these blogs are incorrect. Please sign if you think Camelot has potential.



http://www.change.org/petitions/starz-renew-the-epic-autherian-series-of-camelot-presented-to-us-by-starz?share_id=SAykkDjhAo&pe=pce
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and nothing of value was lost. sorry but camelot wasn't a very good idea what with good shows of the same type already being popular and having strong roots. though camelot might of done better if it hadn't been on starz and was better cast.
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Camelot got cancelled as it was rubbish - got fed up wondering why anyone would prefer a skinny runt who couldn't lead the way out of a paper bag, to Morgan, who, while a little unhinged, at least had a pair.
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You people don't know anything about entertainment! This was one of the best shows ever and they canceled it, because people like you are so narrow minded! I'm so sick and tired of a Starz originals not even making it to a second or third season.
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Joe Rogan makes plenty of money with the UFC. The article makes it sound like he's homeless.
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Noticing that Fear Factor is listed as returning, I would have to say that reality shows are partly to blame for the cancellation of Camelot
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Watched the first 20 minutes of Camelot, and was sitting there the entire time comparing it to Merlin. Camelot was dull, boring and un-eventful the complete opposite of Merlin and i am not surprised that is has been canceled. Leaves the way for something better to be put on TV.
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http://www.youtube.com/myyoutube?x=pl_PL_TheDodaTV please vote for Polish singer Doda
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Not comparing Camelot to Merlin but after watching Game of Thrones Camelot was boring!! And yes the role of Arthur was poorly cast. Dull, dull dull!
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Not surprised that they canceled Camelot. Show was mediocre at best. Can live without this one.
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Geez! All the shows i like are being canceled, First it was Stargate Universe and then 'the event' and now Camelot!. Will surely miss Morgan(Eva green). At least i still have Game of thrones.
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Watched the first few eps of Camelot. Made me miss Merlin.
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Camelot canceled, too little magic, that's why.
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very sad that eva green (err camelot) is cancelled, i could watch her doing mime impersonations to a rock and i'd be happy.. since when does starz care about ratings!? how dare they take eva green off ma screen. very, very sad face.
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Agreed. Merlin and Camelot were complete opposites. Merlin was about, well, Merlin. About him doing amazing things and giving the glory to someone else. Camelot is all about giving to Arther. (in more than just one way)
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Not surprised. Camelot was too much visual and not enough plot line.
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If you'd have heard Javier Colon sing, especially his duet with Stevie Nicks... you'd probably have realized that's just a ridiculous thing to say about him. Guy has an absolutely incredible voice and he really deserves all the recognition and success that's gonna come his way. I've really never been a fan of singing competitions, can't stand American Idol... but the Voice had good vibes and good people, genuinely unique talent, and performances that were some of the best I've ever seen on live TV.
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Seriously? People, as in more than one, are comparing Camelot to Merlin? Besides the same character names, this show had nothing in common with Merlin.

That being said, I watched the show and would have continued to watch it, but I didn't really like it. Hopefully Starz will learn from this.
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Camelot never became what it could have been. It was enjoyable enough but did tend to get dull. Merlin's had many dumb filler episodes but it tends to have a better developed overall storyline.
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aww...Camelot wasn't bad! it's no Merlin, but i was enjoying it. Being Human on syfy is horrible compared to the BBC original! watch that one instead!
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i was expecting that,\"Starz Cancels Camelot\",Camelot will never reach Merlin's level
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First off Camelot was fantastic and I am so sad its done, and Being Human is terrible in comparison to the original so watch that instead! And I loved Javier (even though I detest all reality shows) so that is a little mean
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So sad about All My Children.
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that's right, camelot was terrible... yes only eva was good, but the guy/girl who played arthur was terrible.
and there were a lot of stuff that was horrible with show....glad they ended it
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But thank god for Eva Green. The actress that played Guinevere was very nice too, but not so good acting though.
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Won't miss Camelot. They tease you with Merlin powers all season and barely show you something on one episode (Excalibur). I expected much more. Also, the battles were totally unrealistic, specially in the last two episodes.
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Thank god Camelot was canceled, I hope casting directors think twice about hiring rail thin girly looking guys to play iconic manly men. What happened to the 90's when everyone was pure muscle and you would actually be afraid to meet them in a dark alley?
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Sorry, but Camelot was a rehash of Merlin in my eyes, though with different actors. Why would I want to watch the same thing twice when Merlin is going onto season 4? Camelot should have never been made.
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Finally, really deserves it, sorry fans :P!
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that sucks..everytime i find a show i like they cancel it. damn was looking forward to a second season of camelot
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There was nothing wrong with the acting.
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Camelot had a lot of potential, but it didn't deliver! Last episode was good and I wouldn't mind a second season, but truth is I'm not sad to see it canceled... It could have been awesome, but it was just average.
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Camelot grew so much in the second half of the season so I'm sad it got cancelled, people don't wanna invest time in a show anymore. If it doesn't appeal straight away they stop watching, I read it again in the comments below, it's a sad evolution cause when a show and his characters grow it's all the more rewarding for the viewer.
I can add another one of my favourite shows to the 'got cancelled' list this year :(
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Stopped watching Camelot after the 5th episode or so. Acting was mediocre and the whole thing quite boring.
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lawl
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I guess sex doesn't sell after all huh? I didn't watch Camelot, now I'm glad I didn't bother.
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good new all around, sweet
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damn just when the show got good, they cancel it. Honestly it makes it worthless investing your time in a half a decent drama these days...
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It finally starts to find its feet, and no surprise it gets cancelled. it isn't remotely like Merlin so comparisons are pointless. bBing on another light hearted show, that's all people seem to be bothered about.
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"Rogan took the job because he was offered a job."

Yeah, Joe sure needed to take the job because calling UFC shows every other week and doing his standup shows can't be enough to make a living.
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Damn. Never got to see Merlin be a bad ass! Tune into Merlin on SciFi for your Camelot fix!
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Thanks a lot, Starz. I had dedicated my life to advancing the idea that nudity makes everything better, and you had to go and flush it down the crapper.
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Camelot didn't deserve to be renewed. they took the Arthur legend and made it utterly boring and magicless. not to mention Jamie Campbell Bower was competely unrealistic as Arthur, the guy who played his brother would've been more believable. I was pleasantly surprised with how good the US version of Being Human was, even though they used 90% of the original plotlines, but excited to see Dichen Lachman back on tv.. even though she's been on Hawaii Five-0 and now the new season of Torchwood, but still. woo! now if only Eliza Dushku would do a worthwhile show. Didn't like Fear Factor back then, i won't like it now. how idealess is NBC? seriously, that's not rhetorical lol
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"Rogan took the job because he was offered a job"
Um...what? He's had an extremely profitable job for a long time now, being a sports commentator for the UFC. You know, only the main organization promoting the fastest growing sport in the world? He's a big of the sport, having a brown belt in Jiu Jitsu himself.
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No big shock about CAMELOT, It really seemed nothing more than a lame attempt to cash in on the success of MERLIN, Good news about Joe Rogan though Fear Factor wouldn't be the same without him.
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Shame to see Camelot canceled. It had big potential, some of the later episodes were really good.
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Javier who?
As in who cares????
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