Broadcast for a few weeks in France on TF1, “For Life” will not be entitled to a season 3 on ABC. The American channel announced this weekend that it was canceling the judicial series worn by Nicholas Pinnock at the end of its season 2.
Broadcast on TF1 since May 4, the judicial series For Life, produced by 50 Cent, stops after only two seasons and 23 episodes due to disappointing hearings across the Atlantic.
With only 1.7 million viewers gathered in front of the finale of season 2 on ABC last February, For Life had indeed become this season the least performing drama of the American chain in watch audience.
According to Deadline, Sony Pictures TV and ABC Signature, the two studios that produce the series worn by Nicholas Pinnock, are however trying to find a new broadcaster. And the Hulu platform, on which For Life is performing well in replay, may well be the most viable option for a possible season 3, even if the chances of a buyout of the series are currently very low. .
Based on the true story of Isaac Wright Jr, For Life tells the daily life of Aaron Wallace, a man wrongly accused of drug trafficking and sent to life in prison in New York State, who has since become a lawyer. his cell.
Over the course of the episodes, Aaron uses his new skills to help his fellow inmates, but also to prove his innocence. But in his quest for freedom, motivated by his desperate desire to reunite with his family and recover the life that was taken from him, he will come up against the limits of the criminal justice system and the team of prosecutor Maskins, who have him. sent behind bars.
In France, the first season of For Life, already offered at the start of the year on Série Club, will end on May 25 on TF1, just after the Lincoln finale: in pursuit of the Bone Collector. And the channel obviously does not intend to broadcast season 2 in the wake since, from Tuesday, June 1, reruns of New York Special Unit will take the place of For Life within the front page grid.
The For Life trailer: