'The Kids Are Alright', 'The Fix' Canceled at ABC

ABC canceled freshman comedy The Kids Are Alright as well as the Marcia-Clark-produced legal thriller, The Fix, on Friday, TVLine reports.

The Kids Are Alright series creator Tim Doyle announced the cancellation on Friday via Twitter.

"'The Kids Are Alright' is dead. I just got the call. Goodbye," Doyle wrote.

The comedy was battling an average 0.87 in demo, which was better than five other ABC comedies (black-ish, Splitting Up Together, Fresh Off the Boat, Speechless and Bless This Mess).

The 1970s-set series starred Michael Cudlitz (The Walking Dead) and Mary McCormack as Mike and Peggy Clearly who headed dup a no-nonsense large Irish-Catholic family that included boys like wannabe star Timmy (Jack Gore), future con artist Joey (Christopher Paul Richards), tattletale Frank (Sawyer Barth) and Eddie (Caleb Foote).

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Meanwhile, The Fix starred Robin Tunney (The Mentalist) as Maya Travis, a Los Angeles defense attorney who suffered a devastating defeat when protecting A-list actor Savvy Johnson, played by Adewale Akinnouye-Agbaje (Lost) for double murder. Co-written and executive produced by attorney/O.J. Simpson prosecutor Clark, the series premiere in March drew about 4.4 million viewers and a 0.7 demo rating.


The cast also includes Adam Rayner, Merrin Dungey, Breckin Meyer, Marc Blucas, Mouzam Makkar, Alex Saxon and Scott Cohen.

The season 1/series finale of The Fix airs May 20.