ABC Ends LIFE ON MARS
One season is all it takes to tell the tale of “Life on Mars”, says ABC insiders who revealed that the freshman series wouldn’t be getting a renewal order. Luckily for fans of the short-lived series, whose predecessor apparently found better success overseas, network execs provided “Mars” with enough notice to tailor its final episodes for a finished storyline. Rumor has it that writers will explain how time-traveling Sam ended up in the 70’s and whether or not he’ll make it home.
Would series be better or worse with fixed life spans of 1 or 2 seasons? Might make for some interesting, quick-paced storytelling if writers didn’t think they had 10 years to figure things out. Yeah, I’m looking at you, writers of “Lost”.Did You Enjoy this Post? Subscribe to Hollywood Hills on Facebook, Twitter, & Email