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No 2nd season for The River after being cancelled by ABC.

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Written by : published Tuesday 22nd May 2012

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Another show that has been given the boot by ABC is The River. After only a single season, ABC has passed up on renewing it for a 2nd season.  The River was a short lived mid-season paranormal/action/horror series which only aired 8 episodes starting on Tuesday 7th February 2012.

The River stars Bruce Greenwood as Famed explorer Dr. Emmet Cole, Joe Anderson as his son, Lincoln and Leslie Hope as his wife Tess. When a team is put together to search for the missing Dr. Cole. The team includes his cagey ex-producer, Clark (Paul Blackthorne), old friends and new acquaintances including the missing cameraman's daughter, Lena Landry (Eloise Mumford), Magus mechanic Emilio Valenzuela (Daniel Zacapa) and private security bodyguard Captain Kurt Brynildson (Thomas Kretschmann).

For UK readers who are asking. Why haven't I heard of this show? Well, the answer is no UK channel has picked it up. In fact The River got it's UK premier on iTunes! The UK air date was 1 day after the US and premièred on Wednesday 8th February 2012.

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