TV & FILM
05/10/2013 09:26 pm ET Updated May 10, 2013

'Family Tools' Cancelled: ABC Series Not Picked Up For Season 2

AP

Only a few episodes in, "Family Tools" has been cancelled by ABC.

Revolving around a man who returns home after a series of failures to his father's hardware-handyman business, "Family Tools" premiered on Wed., May 1 to weak ratings. The series brought in 1.5 million viewers, marking the lowest rated comedy debut ever for ABC.

The now-canceled "Family Tools," starred Kyle Bornheimer, Leah Remini, J.K. Simmons, Johnny Pemberton.

"Family Tools" is hardly the only show ABC canceled. "Body Of Proof," "Happy Endings," "How To Live With Your Parents," "Malibu Country" and "Red Widow" also join the previously canceled "666 Park Avenue," "Don't Trust The B---- In Apartment 23," "Last Resort," "Private Practice" and "Zero Hour." On a more positive note, the network renewed "Castle," "Grey's Anatomy," "Last Man Standing," "The Middle," "Modern Family," "Nashville," "Once Upon A Time," "Revenge," "Scandal" and "Suburgatory." ABC has not confirmed the reported fate of "The Neighbors."

ABC picked up a number of comedies for the 2013-2014 season: "Super Fun Night" starring Rebel Wilson; ensemble "Mixology"; Malin Akerman's "Trophy Wife"; family comedy "The Goldbergs" and "Back in the Game" starring James Caan. On the drama side, in addition to "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," ABC picked up spinoff "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland"; drama "The Returned"; David Zabel's "Lucky 7" and "Betrayal"; the Christian Slater/Steve Zahn vehicle "Mind Games" and Sofia Vergara-produced "Killer Women."

Check out more pilot pickups for 2013-2014:
NBC's new dramas and new comedies
Fox's new dramas and new comedies
CBS' new dramas and new comedies
The CW's new dramas

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