11/11/2013 12:12 pm ET

How 'Hostages' & 'Betrayal' Have Survived Cancellation


Based on their low ratings, shouldn't ABC's "Betrayal" and CBS's "Hostages" been canceled by now? Neither freshman drama has caught on with viewers, and they seem unlikely renewal candidates. But both have survived so far -- and it's their status as limited-run series that may have saved them.

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