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NBC Cancels Sophomore Drama ‘Taken’

The Final Episodes Will Air on Saturday Effective on May 26

NBC has pulled second season drama “Taken” from the Friday roster, and will burn-off the remaining episodes on Saturday beginning on May 26 at 8 p.m. ET. Debuting on Feb. 27, 2017, “Taken” is based on the film trilogy of the same name starring Liam Neeson. It features Clive Standen and Jennifer Beals.

A total of 26 episodes of “Taken” were produced.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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