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ABC pulls the plug on 'The Whole Truth' but will air all episodes

October 26, 2010 | 10:47 am


ABC's "The Whole Truth" joins three other freshmen series that failed to make the grade this fall.

The drama, starring Rob Morrow and Maura Tierney, will complete production on 13 episodes, according to co-executive producer Kristie Anne Reed, who tweeted Tuesday morning that ABC "gave us the word." ABC will air all 13 episodes, though the show will be preempted for two specials for the next two weeks.

Fox's "Lone Star," NBC's "Outlaw," which is airing remaining episodes on Saturdays, and ABC's "My Generation" have already been canceled.  NBC's "Undercovers" and Fox's "Running Wilde" are on shaky ground and will probably also face elimination.

On Monday, ABC gave extra episode orders to the drama "Detroit 1-8-7," but the Michael Imperioli-led drama hasn't earned a full-season order.

The rest of the freshman class indeed has.

-- Maria Elena Ferandez

Photo: Rob Morrow and Maura Tierney in "The Whole Truth." Credit: Michael Desmond / ABC


ABC yanks 'My Generation' from the schedule

NBC cancels 'Outlaw'

Fox's 'Lone Star' fizzles out after just two episodes