The OC: Cancelled


It appears that The O.C. has been cancelled, according to this report which says that crew members on the show were told earlier this month that Fox has decided not to continue the series after the 16th episode of Season 4.

At the same time, Fox is running a “Save the OC” campaign to see if ratings can improve.

*****UPDATE: 3 January 2007: The OC has been OFFICIALLY cancelled.*****




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  • Rachel

    They haven’t ordered more episodes yet of the show — will let you know when/if they do.

  • JIM

    I see that Mark is very emotional about this. Il watch it aw i dont want it to be cancelled!

  • Dolce4Life

    OMG! PHEW!!! that story made me sooooooo happy!!! I was hoping that it was a rumor!

  • AP

    Fox is a dumb network! I Can’t belive they would end the O.C. Just because there is a slump in rating and they don’t pull any awards in doesnt mean its not good! If they were that concerned about it they should gets some better writers!Do you people remember they ended Family Guy then Cartoon Network aired the old episodes and were getting tons of profits from it that Fox wised up and brought it back! Maybe the same will happen to the O.C.! Can the C W hear me????

  • Tabitha

    I must say it I hated the show when it first came out I was like oh boy another teenage Drama, but I admit it I got hooked. And this sucks to hear that The OC will be cancelled I am the biggest fan and I don’t think I will be able to live with out it. The Cast became a part of my life. It would be cool to watch them grow old with me. Seth (Adam) is the best, and Ryan (Ben) is great. I got over it when Marissa (Mischa) left but I seen she was more trouble then her mother Julie (Melinda) come on DONT TAKE IT AWAY PLEASE, with out Sandy (Peter) and Kristen (Kelly) to keep us all straight. I think the Writers should work it out with Fox. Yeah something’s could change First off don’t let the co-worker sleep together behind the Cameras and if they do then find replacements. Because now that Summer (Racheal) and Seth (Adam) are no longer together behind cameras their Passion is GONE OUT THE WINDOW on the show and they should be together it is Seth and Summer. Seth named his boat after that is his High School Sweetheart. Taylor (Autumn) is Perfect for Ryan (Ben), for Sandy (Peter)had Claim in the 1st Season that when he looks at Ryan (Ben) that he sees himself, And Sandy (Peter) to have married Kristen (Kelly) who was from an upper class then himself, would fit the role of Taylor (Autumn) and Ryan (Ben). For now at the moment I am not sure what the hell is going on. But I still watch it; and would watch it more if it came on more!!!!! They should have a vote to keep it on. Lets here who all loves The OC!!!

  • kelli

    Please do not cancel the o.c. the reason that I like it so much is because I love the cast they are so cool and there life style relates to mine. my favorite character is summer because she is always her self and is so funny. I loved the show from the time that it came out I saw the first episode and got hooked and I have never missed an episode. I really hope that who ever is in charge of running this will think about what they are doing. There are so many oc fans out there who will be upset when there is no more O.C so please think about it and dont cancel it.

  • Anonymous

    FOX YOU SUCK for cancleing the SHOW!!

  • catalan19

    i hate fox, how can they cancelled the oc, it sucks everybody in latinamerica are relly sad and angry, please dont cancelled it is a great show!!!!

  • happy tv viewer

    Wow am i ever so happy?! OC getting canceled is WAY OVERDUE. This show has declined SO much since season 1. Heck, season 1 was great! I LOVED OC! but.. hell, now, it deserves to be buried. Good riddance.

    If you want REAL teenage drama, catch One Tree Hill. That’d put OC into the ground and have it stomped on.

    Great move, FOX! love you for it.

  • OC Fashion lover

    The OC, yes…. some epsiodes were a let down,but hey every producer have their unoriginal moments. The OC is not just based on spoilt rich kids, with daddy’s plastic. We have come to salute The OC for its ability to create storylines which has come to inspire so many people. Rachel Bislon during her first season of The OC came across as a typical rich kid who didn’t care much about her education, but during season three and four her character took a huge turn by starting to apply herself more, by motivating herself to do better…by making everyone realise that anything is possible. Many choices have faced the characters of The OC, but they have all come to, eventually acknowledge those choices with diginity and severe deliberation. The OC has truly become an inspirational show. Cancelling a show before a season has been complete is unjust. Do the right thing and allow the show to have its completion. Let the viewers be the judge of the Season four….till the final episode. The OC was the inspiration for the word ‘IT’and deserves to have its season four impact on us.

  • Anonymous

    I LOVE THE OC! U CANT CANCEL IT!! EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT I STOP TALKING TO EVERYONE AND WATCH THE OC!!! AND DURING SCHOOL I KEEP SAYING THE OC COMES ON TONIGHT!!!! U CANT CANCEL IT!!!!! IF U CANCEL THE OC A LOT OF PEOPLE HAVE NOTHING TO LIVE FOR!!!!!!
    PPPLLLEEEAAASSSEEE DONT CANCEL THE OC!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • OC Lover

    Man…. Cancelling the show really depresses me. There aren’t that many shows on television that interest me but I have always been able to turn to the OC for entertainment.

    I will admit that the last season wasn’t as great, but I think FOX is cancelling it prematurely. Season 1 was the best and I’m happy that the show went for 4 seasons.

    I’m not sure that Fox or any other network will be able to find a show with as good of mix of humor, struggle, and drama as the OC.

    WRONG DECISION on Fox’s part- they did the SAME THING by cancelling FAMILY GUY and now look… they brought the show back and it’s better than ever.

  • Gem

    I loved the OC especially the love of RYAN & MARISSA i loved the first threee seasons they were great but since marissa died the show has been such a let down and im not suprized its been cancelled– i used to love it and watch it all the time but now i just dont care, marissa was my fave and unless u can magically bring her bake to life theright desision has been made by cancelling it . Ratings have gone down so much and i think the producers are stupid for letting it happen, I LOVE THE OC (SEASONS 123) RYAN & MARISSA 4EVA

  • dj3d

    since you cancelled, the oc, how about you pick abc’s DAYBREAK, OR CBS’S SMITH. HELL BRING BACK FASTLANE. THE PROBLEM WITH YOU NETWORKS ARE YOU NO LONGER KNOW WHAT IS A GOOD SHOW! YOU NO LONGER KNOW HOW TO TELL WHAT HAS STAYING POWER.ITS SAD, WEVE LOST A LOT OF GOOD SHOWS LATELY!
    D

  • Zoe

    I think you dont realise what a mistake it is to cancel the OC! So, it may not be the same show without Marissa, but quite frankly I’m glad she’s dead and the show is better without her! She was soo annoying! I mean, seriously, how many issues can one girl have? I know you have to appeal to real people with real problems but not ALL of them within the same character! I think the show is a lot funnier now she has gone and is a lot less depressing. We can finally focus on the other characters for a change, and FINALLY see ryan as something different than the brooding tough teenager from the wrong side of the tracks. I love Seth, Summer, and Taylor! I love that their stories arent over powered by Marissa’s latest drama. PLEASE DONT CANCEL THE SHOW!!! Its the only good show on TV at the moment!

  • Anonymous

    You can’t cancel the show.It’s the best thing on tv right now. and with it’s dramatic episodes who can’t help but to not watch it. I especially love ryan and think he’s what makes the show that much better so don’t cancel it and think about the people who do love it

  • Willa

    I have to say I was taken aback. I am a 26 year old who avidly watches though show and I am a bit sad to see it go. I was so happy they got rid of Misha Barton’s character Marissa… because well, she was the preppy bitch I hated in high school… but I can’t say that I am shocked. I do look forward to seeing the characters in other things, and I loved Adam Brody in Thank You for Smoking.

    I do thing Fox is cancelling prematurely, but its nice to see it end on a positve note… as it seems the writers are falling into the same lulls as many other teen dramas show – and its better to end it before it just becomes pathetic.

  • Willa

    Dammit – sorry Should have used spell check….

  • Anonymous

    don`t take it please!!!!!!!!!!! i finally found something that i liked!!!!!

  • Anonymous

    aww well im really sad now.. i admit when it first came out.. i was like oo no another one of those stupid drama the annoying 15 yr old bimbos will love… but its not its really good .. after the 1st season which i didnt watch.. i started to watch season 2 and i liked it! i think its a really good drama and its way better without mischa barton.. cos come on guys admit she cant freakin act! and it was getting better every episode and now its getting cancelled! i cant believe it!!!! oc was one of the only tv shows i watched and now its geting cancelled.. well at least there is like 6 episodes left.. or sumthing like that …. fox sucks! i hate u guys! OC ROCKS

  • Anonymous

    i really didn’t care for this show at first. i started watching it maybe 2 months before it was about to get cancelled just to see what the fascination of it was, and I just loved it. It made me so happy. Ive had a lot of problems in my life and this show just made everything so much better. I really don’t think cancelling was a good idea..

  • Anonymous

    about timee this show is gone! only losers like MALIHA would watch this show. it lost its touch after season 2… whatever happen to trey anyways?!?!

  • Anonymous

    Oh and Friday Night Lights and The Black Donelleys aree SOOO much better shows!!! FORGET THE OC…ITS OVER AND DONE…NO MORE FRUIT CAKES AND THIER UNINTERESTING LOVE PROBLEMS… MARISSA DID THE RIGHT THING AND LEFT THE SHOW THAT WAS ABSOUTLY POINTLESS!

  • Grant

    I HATE ALL YOU FUCKERS AT FOX ~(Y)

  • Kristen

    OMG I CANNOT BELIEVE THEY CANCELLED THE OC !
    like omgosh its like the only thing that makes me feel better when somethings going wrong in my life ,
    PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! DO NOT NOT NOT NOT NOT NOT NOT NOT CANCEL IT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ryans a hootttiiieeeeeeee [ L ]