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MTV Cancels 'Hard Times of Rj Berger', TNT Renews 'Leverage'

August 13, 2011 (3:19 am) GMT
The high school-set series is axed in the wake of low ratings, while the Timothy Hutton-starring drama is ordered for a 15-episode fifth season.

"" is over after just two seasons. MTV decides not to renew the comedy series for a third season despite its record ratings for the second-season premiere (3.1 million of total viewers), because its viewers has dropped to less than 1 million per episode.

MTV has previously canceled racy drama "" and renewed "" for a second season. The network also has a bunch of other new scripted series in the line-up, including "" which will debut later this month, as well as "" and "Inbetweeners" which are set for 2012 premiere.

Another network TNT, meanwhile, maintains its long-running show "". The cable channel renews the action thriller series for a fifth season that will premiere next summer with a 15-episode order. The currently airing fourth season has averaged 4.8 million viewers so far.

TNT has recently picked up "", "" and "" for a new season each, but decided to cancel "".

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