Cancellation Buzz: Will Tonight Be Life's End? - Featured


Tonight is the second season finale of Life. It's also a distinct possibility that it will be the show's series finale.


E!Online quickly asked the show's creator and series star a few questions about the series:


Why should you watch, especially if you've never seen it before? As the delightful Damian puts it, "We're a cop show that has a bit of difference to it. It has themes which are a little bit more ambitious than your average show to do with transcendence and second chances."


What are the realistic prospects for a renewal? According to Rand Ravich, "NBC is kind of figuring itself out. Those questions are certainly above my pay grade, but I do feel like creatively we get tremendous support at the studio and network." Come on, NBC! At the very least, jokes Ravich, "I think we're going to play as little tiny 30 second spots in between Leno."


Has the show forgotten about Sarah Shahi's Dani Reese?

No, she's still preggers, but says Rand, "The energy of the show is Crews and Reese tumbling over and around each other. And that's something I would want to go back to as soon as I can." Us too! Those two are among the best partners of any stripe on any show anywhere.


So...who will be tuning into Life tonight?


Source: E!Online

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Apr 21, 2009 8:58PM EDT
LIFE... IS ...AWESOME... truly brilliant finale...
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Apr 20, 2009 2:17PM EDT
I absolutely ADORE this show and if it gets the axe I'm going to be absolutely CRUSHED. It's one of the top two shows I'm watching right now and am always excited for each week! NBC PLEASE renew LIFE and give it a third season! It's a brilliant show with a fabulous cast and deserves to go on! MORE LIFE! Please!
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Apr 20, 2009 12:36AM EDT
I just watched the finale (late, shh!).And I will be so displeased if this show gets cancelled.SO. DISPLEASED.Because it is so good.SO. GOOD.
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Apr 17, 2009 2:05PM EDT
the good shows always die and the the crap ges to go on forever example's Lost, Law and Order, ANy reality show, and AMerican Idol. please make them die. but id its intresting and funny at the same time. it got to go i think that the exs at NBC & CBS spend all day smoking crack and then pick the highest rated non retarded show and decide it must go. if they cancel Life or Castle i think i'll fire bomb each one of there homes and offices,
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Apr 11, 2009 10:04PM EDT
i'm so sick of tv stations cancelling the good shows... for crist sake life is a good cop show... and there are so many cop shows on tv now that suck... dont axe the good one. this and bones and ncis are the best ones. its kinda dumb to cancell it anyway coz im in australia and a lot of shows that are still going get cancelled on tv here coz they dont get enough views but life is still on and thats saying something...LIFE ROCKS!!!! PLEASE DONT CANCELL ITTT NBC!!!!!!!!!!!
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Apr 9, 2009 5:44PM EDT
Awesome finale! This season ended beautifully, I liked this show from the begining, the characters blended together nicely... Though Detective Crews "Damian Lewis" was the real star of the show, very interesting character. I am very impressed with Garret Dillahunt playing the character Roman, well done, very bloody convincing that he was russian lol shame we won't see him again. The lovely Detective Reese "Sarah Shahi" great character, I wished she went out with Crews though... The Iranian/Spanish blood shows in her beauty! I'm not sure what would a third season add to the show, I can't see it getting any better. Yet if the writers are creative enough, bring it on! will miss the characters for sure! Great Show!!!
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Apr 9, 2009 5:33PM EDT
Fabulous finale and i hope only a season finale and that even now NBC has already decided to renew it. This is without a doubt one of there best shows and from the recent numbers i think alot of people agree, i read a 20+ percent increase last week.
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Apr 9, 2009 3:11PM EDT
season two ended perfectly..it showed the love and connection between Reese and Crews and how much they rely on each other and will sacrifice for each other. Even though it ended in a happy note with Roman dead, there's still enough to keep going for another season. If it does end, it'll end with a good ending.. with a decent conclusion. Great show, Awesome finale.
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Apr 9, 2009 2:17PM EDT
i am a great fan of life its a great show but i guess we the audience don't count if they wanna ax it they will with no reason given the minority don't count
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Apr 9, 2009 1:02PM EDT
I wasn't able to tune in, too much stuff on at the same time, but I will catch up with it online....I love this show and it's quirkyness......I love how they've added another layer to it with Reeses temporary new assignment and a cool way to adapt to the actress's pregnacy! Please don't make this the swan song for Life!!! I LOVE LIFE!
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Apr 9, 2009 11:31AM EDT
I love the finale! I really hope it's not the series finale.such a good show. and yes i love the zen in it!
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Apr 9, 2009 10:26AM EDT
If they axe this I'm personally flying to USA to kill NBC :(
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Apr 9, 2009 7:44AM EDT
That was a BRILLIANT finale! One of the best.
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Apr 9, 2009 6:08AM EDT
I agree this show is great and as they say its a cop show with a difference, and if i am not mistaken the ratings have been going up the last few weeks!Come On NBC figure yourself out but give Life another season.
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Apr 9, 2009 3:00AM EDT
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO THEY betta not be canceling it..... DUDE the Last EP. for season 2 was AWESOME!!!!
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Apr 9, 2009 2:16AM EDT
I will be watching it.
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Apr 8, 2009 9:42PM EDT
I swear, either I'm the exact opposite of what network executives think a "target audience" likes, or they are stupid. It seems like every tv show I love gets the axe. Except Lost, of course.
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Apr 8, 2009 9:37PM EDT
Yes,I too like the show Life! Great Show!
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Apr 8, 2009 8:48PM EDT
Me, me! I just caught up on the last few episodes of Life last night, so even with that bit of time, I've been dying to see how the finale goes! I think the only decline of this show for season 2 has been the need to work around Shahi's pregnancy, but they've done it in an interesting way and there's still a very solid quality about this show that makes me need another season. Here's hoping!
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