The Bridge cancelled after two seasons

FX is sadly cancelling The Bridge.

The network announced today that they have decided to not move forward with a third season of the series. The show was never able to gain back the 3 million viewers who tuned into the season premiere. The Bridge was recently averaging around 1.2 million viewers and 0.4 rating among adults 18-49. Both seasons of the show did well on average and was received well by audiences. Despite the fact that it was doing well it failed to create any award buzz which other shows were successful at. The show also struggled to gain a huge following compared to the other cable crime drama shows.

Based on the popular Danish-Swedish series of the same name, the series followed two detectives on opposite sides of the U.S.-Mexico border. The Bridge starred Demián Bichir and Diane Kruger as the two detectives working along the U.S./Mexico border.

“We thank our partners at FX for their tireless efforts in developing and launching The Bridge with us,” read a statement. “From its fresh, unique voice to its deep and diverse ensemble cast, this is a series that we are all very proud of,” said Shine America, which co-produced the series, in a statement. They are hoping to revive the show on another network.

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‘The Bridge’ Season Finale

'The Bridge' season finale airs on Wednesday, October 2 on FX.
‘The Bridge’ season finale airs on Wednesday, October 2 on FX.

Creative Casting has found its home at the Hollywood Production Center. Their resume is long and ever expanding, but one of their most recent projects is FX’s new romantic comedy pilot You’re the Worst. They also recently worked on a casting project for The Bridge, which premiered on FX earlier this summer.

The Bridge was a big project for Creative Casting, as it turned out to be a huge hit for summer television this year. The drama television series debuted in July and was already renewed for a second season to air in 2014. The Bridge is based on two police detectives who investigate a serial killer that is menacing the United States and Mexico with murders along the Texas-Chihuahua border. With over 3 million viewers on the series premiere date, this show truly boosted the summer television lineup. The season finale of The Bridge is set to air on Wednesday, October 2.

Congratulations on the great work, Creative Casting!