ABC Picks Up 'Charlie's Angels', Cancels ' Brothers and Sisters'

ABC Picks Up 'Charlie's Angels', Cancels ' Brothers and Sisters'

To make room for other new series like 'Last Man Standing' and 'Pan Am', the network also axes 'V', 'No Ordinary Family' and more.

ABC has made a dozen pickups for 2011-2012 season within only 24 hours. The network's new boss Paul Lee has given a greenlight to "Charlie's Angels" which serves as a reboot to the 1970s series, Tim Allen's comedy "Last Man Standing", Christina Ricci-starring soap "Pam An", and Shonda Rhimes-produced drama "Scandal".

The network additionally picks up "Apartment 23" which will see James Van Der Beek making his comedy role debut, cross-dressing comedy "Work It", and "Good Christian Belles" starring Leslie Bibb and Kristin Chenoweth. Also making the cut are "Revenge", "Once Upon a Time", "The River", "Suburgatory" and "Man Up".

Getting new series, the alphabet decides to end some shows from its current list. "Brothers & Sisters", which had been in the bubble, cannot escape the cancellation despite reported attempt to bring it back for a sixth season.

"V" will not return for a new season either, with ABC also pulling the plug on rookie series "No Ordinary Family", "Off the Map", "Better With You", "Detroit 1-8-7" and "Mr. Sunshine".

Meanwhile, "Body of Proof" gets a good news as it has been renewed for a new season. Also returning next fall is reality show "Secret Millionaire".




    Sep 13, 2011

    You just HAVE to put Brothers and Sisters back on. That is my family's favorite show. We gather on the couch every Sun. night to watch it. Never missing it. Have you all lost your minds????? Nothing can replace Bro.& Sis. Big mistake...HUGE!!!!!!! I will not watch a single show on ABC after this!!!!!

    May 16, 2011

    Don't like Charlie's Angel and won't be seeing it at all. Brohers and Sisters is a show in all reality. Geat entertaining, learn from it and all the characthers are real human. BIG MISTAKE, so bring Brother n Sisters back.

    mom of 2
    May 14, 2011

    something's wrong! hated Charlie's Angels then won;t watch it now! Keep B & S on!!!

    May 14, 2011

    You got to put back brothers and sisters, big mistake for cancelling it. A great family show to watch with my daughter on Sunday night.

    May 14, 2011

    What a stupid decision. Brothers and Sisters was the only TV show I watched. I won't go anywhere near Charlies Angels. what genius was in charge of this move?

    May 14, 2011

    You've got to be kidding! Charlies Angels. I sure won't be watching. Loved Brothers and Sisters!!

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