The CW Has Pulled the Plug on Emily Owens, M.D.

Dammit, I already used my one good medicine-related cancellation headline of the day on The Mob Doctor! Apparently today is Obvious Cancellation Day, because The CW has followed Fox's lead and made the long-overdue decision to whack Emily Owens, M.D.. The first-year show was six episodes into its first season when The CW said no more.

But there WILL be more, for this is the season where shows that networks don't want to see a fourteenth episode of get to put all of their produced episodes on the air. All 13 episodes of Emily Owens, M.D. will be broadcast so that you can get closure and the actors and crew can pick up a few more paychecks.

The most recent episode of Emily Owens, M.D., which aired last night, drew one million viewers and a 0.3 rating in the adult demo, which may as well have been a flatline.

This sounds like the perfect time for an irrelevant poll! Who would win in a fight to the death, Emily Owens, M.D.'s Emily Owens or The Mob Doctor's Grace Devlin? Vote for your "who" in the poll, then put your "why" in the comments.

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Dec 05, 2016
My daughter and I just ran across this series and agree, it was the worst decision to cancel it, especially with the high ratings from viewers. Bring it back!!!
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Oct 25, 2013
Such a shame it's been cancelled!!
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Apr 08, 2013
Only God know how this show inspired me. please find a way to bring it baack :((
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Mar 06, 2013
Fans Still Want to Save Show!! Find out more at Emily Owens Season 2 (@ kifness on twitter). Help get this show renewed!!
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Feb 27, 2013
I love love love love this show!!! :'(
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Feb 16, 2013
please no it's a great show here in poland we was watching it too....
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Feb 09, 2013
Wow, as the weeks go on, I keep thinking how sad it is that this show is not going to continue. This week's episode was by far the best. And not because of the Will/Emily-thing. But because the show has found a perfect balance between "happy lighthearted" and "reflective painful". She really moved on from Will and was actually considering Micah as a possibility. Do you know how hard it is to do that in real life? To get over wanting to be with your best friend who you see every day and accept that you will have to be interested in someone else? I loved how real this show had gotten and still made me smile by the end of each episode. It's not right that gems like this get taken away...
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Mar 06, 2013
I totally agree!! The CW has a winner here and doesn't even realize it! Fans are still trying to save show - join Facebook Fan page or Twitter (@ Kifness) to help!
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Feb 07, 2013
Really sucks that there won't be more. So what it doesn't appeal to the "Diaries" audience but maybe its time for a new audience. And the it was getting so good. Such a waste.
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Mar 06, 2013
That's what i'm thinking! If the CW wanted more comedies and procedurals - they must have also been targeting different demographics! But give these new viewers a chance to adapt and get used to joining CW! Don't cancel after only 6 episodes! People are still just finding out about it and enjoying this on Hulu - Fan numbers are still growing!!
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Jan 30, 2013
Terrific show. Look forward to this every week. So much better then the Carrie Diaries. Please rethink this decision.
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Jan 13, 2013
resuscitateemilyowens .com
Hey everybody that loves this show please sign the petion on this website to bring back emily owens md!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Mar 06, 2013
Signed!! Thanks! Facebook Fan pages are also trying other things - Boycott & Trending night and Fan Video to show CW how much this show is missed. Find out more (@ Kifness) on Twitter also! Fans need to be vocal!!
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Jan 10, 2013
WTH! Another great new show cancelled. This is an amazing show - great drama, very funny, and heartwarming. Maybe if they co-star Honey Boo Boo, they'll keep it since people seem to gravitate to stupidity. I am so frustrated with the networks. I can't keep up with all the new shows and when a great one does come along, they cancel it. Time to boycott TV.
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Dec 09, 2012
Why is it ALWAYS the feel good kinda shows that get cancelled???
this is a GREAT show!
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Dec 09, 2012
I just found out that Emily Owens, M.D. has been cancelled and I'm VERY upset. I've watched every episode and I love the show. This is the reason I hesitate to follow new TV programs because you really get involved in one and then, it's gone!

I love everything about the show, and find it to be a lighter version of Grey's Anatomy, which I also love. And as to comments that it doesn't know who its audience is, I think it could appeal to all age groups--if the CW would give it half a chance!!

I'm an older viewer, but clearly remember the angst of the high school years, so I feel both old and young can relate. I hope the CW reconsiders canceling this show, or that another station picks it up. The CW will always be second rate if they continue to renew trash shows and axe the good ones. Wake up, please!
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Dec 08, 2012
This is UNFAIR. We worked really hard to get 2,000 signatures. Sad to say, I'm never watching any shows on the CW again. This is not the first time they've canceled a great show, And it probably won't be the last. They should have given it a second chance. Can't they see how many loyal fans there are!? I tweeted them and told them that I'm not watching anymore of their shows. Their biggest mistake was canceling Emily Owens. The fact that they didn't even care how many loyal fans the show has, makes me angry. 2,285 people don't sign a petition for nothing!!!!
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Dec 06, 2012
I hope that in the end Emily and Will get together.
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Dec 05, 2012
Because I like this show.
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Dec 05, 2012
The FFFFFFFFFFFFF! This show is good and have lots of potential! I hope The CW reconsiders.
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Dec 08, 2012
I heard The CW contacted the "Save Emily Owens" FaceBook page by Email ad said they weren't reconsidering. I'm very angry! 2,285 people didn't sign the Emily Owens petition for nothing. People LOVE the show. I've contacted 3 other networks, asking them to consider picking up Emily Owens MD. Let's hope for the best!
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Dec 04, 2012
NOOOOOOOOO!!! They're cancelling Emily Owens?!?! I love that show:(( They should've cancelled Gossip girl two seasons ago, 90210 as soon as that crapfest started, and beauty and the beast..jeez who even watches that show..DARN IT CW!!! I was really getting into EOMD! So pissed right now..
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Dec 04, 2012
Dang it. I loved Emily Owens. I'm mega-bummed about this. :(
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Dec 03, 2012
I can't believe I was bitchy because they recast Jack Coleman's character. I thought this was going to be a minor hit on CW LOL.
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Dec 02, 2012
I actually liked Emily Owens! It was cute, and Mamie Gummer was great in it. Sad to see it go :(
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Dec 02, 2012
i watch emily owens for the cute doctors
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Nov 30, 2012
l knew it was gonna get chopped as soon as l saw the promo for it in summer
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Nov 30, 2012
Didn't like it a bit, but at least CW is showing all the episodes. If you want to see all of Saving Hope you have to squint at your computer.
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Nov 30, 2012
So sad right now. :( This has quickly become one of my favorite new shows, because it is so light-hearted and yes, it has some sort of glow. Obviously it is Grey's Light, but I didn't think that was a bad thing. Still, this doesn't really come as a surprise...
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Nov 30, 2012
I really liked it. Mamie Gummer was adorable in it.
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Nov 29, 2012
I knew this was going to get canned, I'm just surprised they didn't wait until the season was over to announce it. I thought for sure that's how they'd do it, so it's why I took it off my Dead Pool list. Who was this show supposed to be for? It's medical, which usually skews older; yet it's high school-esque which obviously is meant to skew younger. So basically, it tried to appeal to everybody, and as usual, aiming for the lowest common denominator ended up appealing to nobody.
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Nov 29, 2012
Rats!! I like this show. I don't understand why it got cancelled and dreck like 90210 (which is getting worse ratings than Emily Owens) is still around. This show is far from being the worst show on CW, both from a ratings standpoint and from a storyline standpoint.
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Nov 29, 2012
Branding, I'd have to assume. 90210 is a vaguely recognizable brand while EOMD isn't. The CW isn't about quality, it's about executives playing to a specific audience by using tracking and product promotion.
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Nov 29, 2012
I have to admit this show going over Beauty and the Beast is a bit of a surprise. Medical, crime and law dramas tend to stick even when the main characters are not particularly likable.
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Nov 29, 2012
NOOOOO!!! I really enjoyed this show!!!! I figured with Gossip Girl ending this could take its slot.... why cant they cancel stupid 90210!??
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Nov 29, 2012
I actually enjoyed this show.
It was like being in high school, but instead, inside the hospital.

Sad to see Mary Gummer say bye, for now... I'll watch the rest of the episodes x)
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Nov 29, 2012
NOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
I actually really loved Emily Owens, M.D.
It was turning into one of my favourite shows.
Screw you CW.
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Nov 29, 2012
no more shows about doctors nurses medics! enough. streep's daughter annoyed hell out of me in "off the map". this newbie medical intern (nurse, doctor) caught up in all kinds of mess falling in love and making "hard" decisions plus dumb voice-over full of idiotic irony and flat jokes is dead long time ago. say thanks to Shonda Rhimes.
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Nov 29, 2012
I think it borrowed too much from Grey's anyway, when is Beauty and the Beast gonna be canned too?
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Nov 29, 2012
Beauty & the Beast got a full season pickup
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Nov 30, 2012
We like B&tB. Why does it get dissed
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Jan 18, 2013
I have no idea. I really like it. It will never be as good as the '80s version but than what can?
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Nov 29, 2012
WOW - the CW cancelled a show and it's not even Christmas... Enough medical dramas people!!!
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Nov 29, 2012
The CW cancelled something? They tend to keep shows around well past their best before dates.
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Nov 29, 2012
It's so cheesy and childish, I so enjoyed it! I didn't figure it would stay though.
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Nov 29, 2012
No surprise there
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Nov 29, 2012
Oh, I'm actually sad to see it go. It was my "aaah, relax and simply enjoy it" show. It was wonderfully laid back and had this "glow" around it. You know what I mean? It was so deliciously childish, made me all happy and giggly like a little girl. I love Grey's Anatomy, but it's always stressy and dramatic and sometimes even pretty bombastic doing it. This was... Easy on the eyes.

So really, I looked forward to every new episode.
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Nov 29, 2012
I really liked this show it wasnt as heavy as most medical dramas im really sad to see it go
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Nov 29, 2012
I thought the show was alright, but it was too teen angsty since it was CW, yet they're nowhere near being teens.. liked some of the cast though, but i would've been surprised if this had made it past it's first season.
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Nov 29, 2012
I love how every single show that I second guessed and took off my Pool last minute actually got cancelled ><
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Nov 29, 2012
I am so disappointed! I really liked this show. I had so much fun with it. At least I hope they will end it properly with some good closure. I have some comfort that it'll end it while I still like it, before they make a musical episode like GA... And make me wanna puke.
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Nov 29, 2012
Because of her blood lines "Emily" is much more watchable than what'shername...
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Nov 29, 2012
Huh? So The Beauty and the Beast survived, but this didn't? OK, in light of the ratings the decision was completely understandable. I'm afraid patient Emily Owens had stage four cancel.

I'm not going to be crying over it, EO didn't mean anything to me. But I do think it was better than B&B, though. EO's cast was more interesting than B&B's.
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Nov 29, 2012
Absolutely agree. I'm not devastated by the news, but I did look forward to new episodes. I gave up on BatB after episode 4.
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Nov 29, 2012
They havent cancelled beauty and the beast oh thats such a horrific show i keep recording it to see if it improves but the lead actress is awful
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Nov 29, 2012
It got a full season order. I love Kritin Kreuk, but I realize that has a lot to do with the fact that she's pretty to look at. :(
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Dec 01, 2012
The problem is that they can't really make her overtly strong because then everyone would just she's a Kate Beckett clone (or maybe even Rizzoli, I don't know. I've never watched Rizzoli and Isles). Besides, as the Beauty half of the couple, she needs to be in a position that relies on the Beast. So she can't really be too much of a bad ass. The character would work better if they'd left her as an ADA, but the cop angle allows for a more dangerous-case-of-the-week approach.
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Dec 01, 2012
She maybe pretty but she cant pull off lead cop. She doesnt come across as likeable like Emily Owens or strong like Rizzoli How much is down to the writing and her acting i dont know
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Nov 29, 2012
Oh No! This totally sucks! I love that show. WTF CW?
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Nov 29, 2012
Only Mob Doctor has QB1.
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Nov 29, 2012
No big loss
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Nov 29, 2012
Hmm, I wish people would stop comparing this to Grey's Anatomy. They are SOOO different! I do agree with Doctor10 about it being better suited to a 1/2 hr timeframe. This show had a bit more of a Scrubs feel to it than GA. I'm kind of disappointed but not surprised at all. I think it would have done a LITTLE BIT better on a different channel.
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Nov 29, 2012
Pijama Pillow Fight !
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