Yanked Down Under!

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Poor Australians!

They’ll no longer be able to enjoy the new 90210!

But, it seems like they don’t really care. Cuz many of them have chosen not to view it and now the show is getting pulled from the air in Oz!

Australia’s Channel 10 has just taken the series off their lineup, after just four episodes, due to poor ratings.

A spokesperson for the station said, “90210 is an excellent show that clearly resonated with a younger audience, but it didn’t have the kind of numbers needed to stay in this intensely competitive environment.”

During its last episode on the network, the show only managed to get 616,000 viewers during its primetime slot on Monday.

This is a pretty big blow to Ten since they were considering 90210 to be one of their most highly-anticipated programs of the year.

They even purchased the program without viewing the pilot!

Ten’s head of programming, David Mott, said a few weeks to the show’s debut in Australia that “Generation X, who were targeted in the 1990s, have grown up and the show is already creating buzz in Generation Y.”

However, the show seemed dead since its premiere which only gathered 837,000 viewers, a lot less than they anticipated.

The network will broadcast the remaining episodes during the summer (in Australia).

Will 90210 have the same fate here????

No! Thankfully the show has just been picked up for more episodes on The CW!

Oct 2, 2008 9:15am PDT

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