37 One-Season Wonders That Didn’t Deserve Their Premature Cancellations
NBC pumped a lot of money into Kings, but it just goes to show that money can’t buy viewers. The show began with a midweek slot in 2009 but, after three months of continuously bad ratings, was moved to the Saturday night slot — which is known in as the graveyard shift in the TV world. The network lost a lot of money from producing the show, so they axed it after the first season. The president of the network put the show’s failure down to the fact that it was a “complex idea” that didn’t connect with viewers. How come so many people were angry that it ended, then?