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The Hasselhoffs (2010)

Cancelled after 2 episodes

Modeled after The Osbournes and Hogan Knows Best, the A&E reality show The Hasselhoffs premiered with two back-to-back episodes on Sunday, December 5, 2010, and was all set to follow the real-life travails of Baywatch and Knight Rider actor David Hasselhoff and his two daughters. According to the New York Times, the first episode was seen by 718,000 viewers, and the second by 505,000 viewers.

These are miserable numbers any way you slice it, especially when one considers that another A&E series, Storage Wars, a show that is literally about nothing but people buying foreclosed storage spaces, pulled in over two million viewers just one week earlier. Rather than attempt to build the show, the network that brought us such uplifting television as Hoarders cancelled The Hasselhoffs on December 10, 2010, less than a week after its premiere.

Photo: Summer Films