“After much deliberation, we’ve come to the difficult decision not to renew ‘The Killing’ for a third season,” reads an AMC statement from July 27, 2012. “AMC is incredibly proud of the show and is fortunate to have worked with such a talented team on this project, from showrunner Veena Sud and our terrific partners at Fox Television Studios to the talented, dedicated crew and exceptional cast.”
Fox Television Studios said at the time it was seeking another home for the show, but AMC ended up ordering a third season of the show without Michelle Forbes or Billy Campbell.
And now AMC has killed "The Killing" again.
"We have made the difficult decision not to move forward with a fourth season of The Killing," read a Tuesday statement from AMC. "We want to thank our great partners at Fox Television Studios, creator Veena Sud, an extraordinary cast and the dedicated fans who watched."
"Fox Television Studios is extremely proud of all three seasons of The Killing," read a Tuesday statement from Fox. We’re especially gratified to have orchestrated a unique deal with AMC for season three that included a bold partnership with Netflix. While we would have loved to produce a fourth season for AMC, FTVS is immensely grateful to everyone involved with this moving series: our brilliant cast, led by Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman and season three's Peter Sarsgaard, our stellar executive producer, Veena Sud, a remarkable writing and producing team, and a tireless, dedicated crew. Most of all, FTVS thanks the terrific fans of The Killing, who communicated their appreciation for the show throughout its run."
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