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A&E has cancelled the Crime series, there will not be a Season 5

#Unforgettable Cancelled, No Season Five :(
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Season four of the resurrected Unforgettable, a police procedural drama television series (based on J. Robert Lennon’s short story “The Remember”) premiered on the A&E cable channel on November 21st, 2015. While it was originally scheduled to air on November 13th, it was pushed back one week for reasons unaddressed by A&E.

#Unforgettable has had quite a broadcasting history and has even been dubbed as the show “that will not die”. Originally beginning as a CBS series, it was cancelled after the first season. While they ultimately decided to bring it back, it was cancelled once again two seasons later. The reasons for the ultimate cancellation were slightly unclear. The show had ended with an average of six million viewers which had seemed relatively high to most fans. A likely issue was that it still a significant decrease of approximately 2.2 million throughout the years. After CBS’s second cancellation, A&E decided to take over.

Developed by Ed Redlich and Jon Bellucci (who had previously worked together on Without a Trace), @Unforgettable follows Detective Carrie Wells (played by Poppy Montgomery), a New York detective with a rare medical disorder that causes her to have a disturbingly detailed (and scarily accurate) memory. The first season introduced Carrie as a Syracuse police officer who joins the NYPD’s Queen’s Homicide Unit after solving a case with her former boyfriend and partner, Al (played by Dylan Walsh).  In a likely effort to revamp the series after the first CBS cancellation, Al and Carrie are transferred to NYPD’s Major Crime Unit for the remainder of the two CBS seasons.

The most recent revival by A&E has kept Carrie and Al in the Major Crime Unit, but due to difficulties in retaining pivotal actors during the previous cancellations, the unit has been completely revamped. Gone are actors Jane Curtin, Tawny Cypress and Dallas Roberts, and in their place have come Alani “Lala” Anothony (playing an ostentatious medical examiner named Delina Michaels); Kathy Najimy (with the role of Sandra Russo, the new unit boss) and E.J. Bonilla (playing Denny Padilla, a new detective with a fancy for Carrie). Jericho’s Skeet Ulrich has also replaced Matthew Dempsey in the role of Carrie’s estranged husband from Daytona Beach. In addition to these new cast members, Rachel Dracht and Ashanti were also reported to be making guest appearances. Ashanti, as a beautiful jazz singer in the crime-ridden music scene of New York who just happens to catch Al’s eye, and Rachel Dracht as an annoying key witness whom Carrie and Al are forced to transport for a high-profile swindling case.

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Despite all these new changes and the fact that the season four finale is set to air on January 29th of this year, A&E has not made any statement on whether they intend to cancel or renew the “immortal” series. The season premiere didn’t exactly have smashing reviews, raking in only about one million viewers and achieving a Live +3 rating of 0.1. To give you some insight as to how #Unforgettable compares, here are the ratings of a few other shows that aired that same week: Doctor Who rated a 0.6 with 1.4 million viewers, Fargo rated a 0.8 with 2.5 million viewers and the Walking Dead dominated with a score of 9.3 and 18 million viewers. Bear in mind as well that these are all within the same 18-49 year-old demographic. When you combine these unremarkable ratings with the change in networks,

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it becomes difficult to predict the outcome of this series one way or the other.

As previously mentioned, the season four finale of @Unforgettable (titled “Game On”) is set to air on A&E on Friday, January 29th, 2016 at 10/9 Central. While unfortunately, at this moment, the future of the show is uncertain, super-fans who aren’t quite ready to say goodbye can purchase CBS’s first three seasons of the on Blue Ray DVD via Amazon’s website.

Bad news! It looks like Unforgettable is about to be all but erased from our memories very soon with the nes that A & E will not be renewing the drama series for a fifth season. The procedural drama has already been given the axe on two separate occasions by former home CBS before being picked up by A&E. Now it seems that it won't be third time lucky because rumour has it that the studio is not even interested in finding a new home for the series.


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Judy West
Judy West
1 year 6 months ago

Me and my husband have watched every show and have no clue why anyone would want to cancel! Plzzzzzzzz don’t cancel this show!!!!!!

Karen
Karen
1 year 6 months ago

They need to save Al and continue this great show

Jean
Jean
1 year 6 months ago

Love this show. Don’t let Al die

Beau
Beau
1 year 6 months ago

They better not have killed off Al!!!

Suzi Ruiz
Suzi Ruiz
1 year 6 months ago

We just love this show and would hate to see Al die like that.Please don’t stop this show A and E .

Marge
Marge
1 year 6 months ago

Do not cancel —BEST BEST SHOW on tv!!!!

Terri
Terri
1 year 6 months ago

Pls don’t kill off al! Best show ever!

Robyn
Robyn
1 year 6 months ago

Agree. Didn’t even know it had been moved to A&E until I was watching something and saw an advertisement for it. So happy it was picked up again. If A&E cancels the show again, with an awful cliff hanger like that, I won’t watch anything else on that channel.

Dan Zappala
Dan Zappala
1 year 6 months ago

Please keep this show and Al alive. This show is great please don’t let it end this way.

Marilyn
Marilyn
1 year 6 months ago

Omg. How can you leave it hanging. This is s great show.!!!!

Songbird5764
Songbird5764
1 year 6 months ago

They left Longmire fans hanging with a major cliffhanger. That was a fabulous show … so glad Netflix picked it up. It wouldn’t surprise me if they didn’t do the same thing with Unforgettable. If so, maybe Netflix will pick it up too. One can hope.

Shannon
Shannon
1 year 6 months ago

Please don’t cancel the show. Loved it on CBS and again on A&E. Watched every episode.

Judith
Judith
1 year 6 months ago

Yes, don’t let Al die, please continue the show, why not? They are both wonderful, I love Dylan from Nip/Tuck and still do, and I watched Poppy on every episode on Without a Trace which was also so rudy cancelled and nobody saved it, that was a very good show and Anthony LaPaglia

Patti
Patti
1 year 6 months ago

I didn’t even know A&E picked it up!

Patti
Patti
1 year 6 months ago

When is the season finale?

Soshocked
Soshocked
1 year 6 months ago

So shocked at the end of episode 13. Guess they got to keep it interesting some how

Sheila
Sheila
1 year 6 months ago

I hope they renew Unforgettable. I love this show and have followed it even though the networks have tried to hide it from viewers!

lapisblue
lapisblue
1 year 6 months ago

Dear A & E: BRING UNFORGETTABLE BACK FOR ANOTHER SEASON! IT’S REAL QUALITY VIEWING, QUITE SUITED FOR YOUR STATION.

Angie
Angie
1 year 6 months ago

My husband & I have been watching the show since its inception. We really enjoy the storyline. PLEASE don’t cancel it….

Ellen
Ellen
1 year 6 months ago

Don’t let this show end with Al dieing please. Please bring it back. One of the very best shows on tv. Bring back Al.

Art
Art
1 year 6 months ago

It has to come back. It’s one of the few series that does’t have everyone sleeping with every body. The story line is simple and leaves you smiling.

Bill and Sharyn
Bill and Sharyn
1 year 6 months ago

DO NOT cancel this show and in Season 5, Episode 1, Al Burns had better be recooperating in a hospital bed!!! This is one of the BEST shows ever on TV! It rates up there with the likes of Blue Bloods!!!

Tracie L. Lee
1 year 5 months ago

Hate that they are cancelling the show right after Al gets shot. They least they could have done was film a happy ending for Carrie and Al! Bastards!!!

Rosemarie
Rosemarie
1 year 5 months ago

Why are all the GOOD shows cancelled…..then we are left with stupid shows like Marvel comics and SuperGirl.

Soshocked
Soshocked
1 year 5 months ago

Are you kidding me …

Kathy Soland
Kathy Soland
1 year 5 months ago

this is the saddest thing I ever heard and to end this show the way you have is unforgivable !!! If you didn’t intend on continuing the show then you should have left well enough alone at least everyone would have been alive at the end.

Darlene Marsh
Darlene Marsh
1 year 4 months ago

Please don’t cancel this show. My husband and I both enjoy watching Unforgettable

djb
djb
1 year 4 months ago

Come on…. let Season 5 live! Love the show and the cast.

RITA WILDE
RITA WILDE
1 year 3 months ago

I can’t deal with any more tragedy in my tv viewing this year. I just watched the ‘everybody dies’ episode of Vikings, basically killing off the show without warning. I love the relationships even more in the 4th season than before. The vanilla police captain has been replaced by an edgy and interesting, slightly corrupt lady (Sister Act). I love their associates, who are so much fun and so loyal. They remind me of the 2 detectives who’ve been everyone’s favorites in Castle. Then tonight I see Al finally revealing his true feelings of love for Carrie, and before she can love him back, he’s shot?! No warning on this one, leaving us all hanging on whether he lives or dies? Come on, please. That’s actually so cruel to do to us faithful followers. If the networks keep playing with our emotions, and doing mind-f— on us, we’ll just have to fall back on our dusty DVDs and Blurays for evening entertainment. No one needs to see tragedies in every show we watch!

Scarlet
Scarlet
11 months 23 days ago

Truueee ?

Brenda
Brenda
1 year 1 month ago

Don’t cancel the show and don’t kill all

GAY K MCCAULEY
GAY K MCCAULEY
1 year 24 days ago

I hope they bring UNFORGETTABLE!!! Pleae don’t kill Al Burns off. It took too long for Al and Carrie to get back together. They make an AWESOMELY HANDSOME COUPLE!!!!
Have a BLESSED LIFE.

Marilyn Walsh
Marilyn Walsh
1 year 24 days ago

Why do they always cancel the good shows? They are always flooding the networks with some stupid reality TV show. The one thing about reality TV is it isn’t real. Please don’t cancel Unforgettable.

Scarlet
Scarlet
11 months 23 days ago

NOOOO! No no no! They can’t just cancel. I have watched every episode of this series with joy and excitement. They CAN NOT end it with Al getting shot and probably killed!
THEY CAN’T JUST CRUSH MY SOUL!
They HAVE GOT TO renew. There has GOT to be a season five.

A & E PLEASE, I’m begging you! Don’t cancel the best show I’ve watched – I was gonna say ‘in years’ but actually it’s: ‘ I’ve EVER watched. Pleeeaaasseee?!

Scarlet
Scarlet
11 months 23 days ago

Does anyone know how to start an online, worldwide petition?! Maybe if we show the network that we care, A LOT, they will continue the series. It’s worth a shot!! I don’t know how to create a petition but SOMEONE PLEASE DO?!!

Jane
Jane
11 months 6 days ago

I’m in the UK, and I watch Unforgettable and have from the start, and now they cancel it and leave it hanging like that honestly, bring season 5 back, it’s so frustrating when they do that

Laura
Laura
11 months 6 days ago

THIS CANNIT BE CANCELLED ESPECIALLY LIKE THIS WITH AL BEING SHOT!!! PLEASE PLEASE PLEAAE DO NOT CANCEL THIS SHOW NOW! GIVE THE VIEWERS WHO HAVE WATCHED THIS SHOW FROM DAY ONE THAT RESPECT AND LISTEN TO US! WE ARE TELLING YOU WHAT WE WANT!!!

cherie
cherie
11 months 6 days ago

You can’t leave Al die !!! What about her sister’s killer. No mention of her mother for a while???? So many options for new stories such a popular show. Please bring in season 5.

Sam Turner
Sam Turner
11 months 2 days ago

Why? This is good series I have watched every single episode. WHAT HAPPENS NEXT. Its not fair, everything time, you encourages us to watch programmes, then all of sudden gone. At least end it well, so we know as fans that’s everything worked out or not. Don’t end it on a cliff hanger. Please just complete the series.

Linda
Linda
10 months 28 days ago

You can’t end it like this!!! It’s not fair to fans to have such a horrible ending!!!!!

JACKY RITTLINGER
JACKY RITTLINGER
10 months 16 days ago

Was my favorite show on TV

Patrick L (UK)
Patrick L (UK)
10 months 13 days ago

I am totally heart broken unforgettable has been one of my most favourite series since it began. To end it like they did is absolutely ridiculous so what if some of the viewings go down there is so many great shows on to watch like this. But us dedicated fans need it to end alot better than it has there is still so many questions outstanding does Al survive? Who would join Carrie if Al died? What about the mad scientist where is he? Who killed Al. So come on A&E give us fans of unforgettable a season 5 you A******s.

Nicki
Nicki
10 months 11 days ago

Omg just watched all 4 seasons on box set – cliffhanger at the end and No season 5 !!!!!!! Why why why….. You need to bring this show back it was amazing!!!

M & M
M & M
10 months 8 days ago

I have watched Unforgettable from the beginning, I just finished the last 3 episodes. You dirt bags how could you cancel this wonderful show and kill off All. It seems all good shows are going and are replaced by junk shows like reality shows. We thought better of you A&E, we watched a lot on your station, well we do not have to worry about you stubbing us in back anymore with cancellation of our favorite shows, we are fed up with TV and their stabbing in the back of their loyal viewers. I am proud to say we do not have cable, cancelled. No more junk shows for us. If we choose to see something we’ll use the internet. The least you bastards could have done was give them a happy ending. The new actors were good, we could have loved them they were very good, the new IA started as Victor & Nicki Newman’s daughter on the Young & the Restless, they are all know seasoned actors. You are disgusting all in the name of ratings, f—- the ratings and you bastards.

EBB shank 3RD.
EBB shank 3RD.
2 months 2 days ago

IT’S TRULY A REMARKABLE SHOW CONSIDERATING THAT SHOWS LIKE STRAIN, WALKING DEAD ARE STILL ON COME ON FOLKS ARE YOU JUST INTO DEVIL SHOWS, APPARENTLY, SIGHNED TOTALLY DISTURBED!!!!!!!!

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