Counterpart Cancelled by Starz Counterpart Cancelled by Starz
Acclaimed espionage thriller Counterpart has been cancelled after two seasons, it was announced today by series creator Justin Marks. Counterpart Cancelled by Starz

Counterpart creator Justin Marks revealed on his Twitter that the Starz espionage thriller won’t be returning for a third season, though series studio MRC is said to be shopping it around to other outlets.

Though it had a cult audience and its share of supporters in the TV critic community, the news comes as no surprise given the show’s weak ratings and lack of major buzz. The series was also up against it due to Lionsgate purchasing Starz and subsequently wanting to put more of its own series on the airwaves.

From Marks (The Jungle Book), Counterpart followed Howard Silk (J.K. Simmons), a  

  

With the cancellation of Counterpart, Starz’s current scripted slate includes Power, Outlander, American Gods, Sweetbitter, and Vida, with 2019 to see the debuts of Gregg Araki’s Now Apocalypse and period drama The Spanish Princess.

You can take a look at the upcoming series finale of Counterpart, set to air Sunday, February 17th at 8:00, below.

Shilo Adams

Shilo Adams is a contributor to KSiteTV who has written for the likes of TVOvermind, ScreenFad, and TVHackr. You can e-mail him at sda2107@gmail.com or follow him on Twitter @sda0918.

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