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Discovery Series ‘American Guns’ Cancelled
Deadline Hollywood ^ | December 17, 2012 | Nellie Andreeva

Posted on 12/17/2012 4:42:43 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

There will not be a third season of Discovery‘s docu reality series American Guns. The show, about a family of gun makers, has been drawing attention following Friday’s elementary school shooting in a Connecticut in which 26 people — including 20 first-grade children — were gunned down by a 20-year-old whose mom was a gun collector. There have been angry messages posted by viewers on the show’s Facebook page. American Guns has now been cancelled. Discovery sources indicate the decision was quietly made awhile ago, however it didn’t come to light until today. “American Guns concluded earlier this year,” a spokesperson said. “Discovery Channel chose not to renew the series and has no plans to air repeats of the show.” The fact that the network is not even keeping repeats of the show on the air indicate that the Connecticut tragedy may have played at least some part in the decision.

The second season of American Guns got off to a strong start in April with 1.15 HH, 0.87 in adults 25-54 and 0.79 in adults 18-49, up 50% from last year’s series premiere. But the ratings subsequently dropped off and, in the end, Season 2 finished down double-digits from Season 1. I hear Discovery brass also felt there was no story left to tell, contributing to the cancellation decision. American Guns joins two veteran Discovery series that have been recently cancelled: Dirty Jobs and American Chopper.


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I believe this is front page news due to the knee-jerk reaction of Hollywood in response to the school shooting. This is a 'RESPONSIBLE GUN OWNERS' show. Will Hollywood also stop making grisly, morbid and sick movies? DOUBTFUL.

I wonder if Discovery got a call from Team 0bama to pull the show? Not surprising since Hollywood are propagandists for the REGIME. This is an attack on the second amendment, not VIOLENCE! Remove the guns but keep the violence? WTF?

Perhaps we should ban all sales of the DVD 'Cars' and 'Cars 2' since cars kill far many more people per year than guns do..

BOYCOTT THE DISCOVERY CHANNEL!!

1 posted on 12/17/2012 4:42:51 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

“What is the gun community going to do about this tragedy?”

“I dunno. What is the gay community going to do about Penn State?”

Ouch. But a fair response to unfair stigmatization. With the gay community, everyone would complain about smearing millions for the deviant and predatory behavior of a few.


2 posted on 12/17/2012 4:45:02 PM PST by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

is ODUNGO going to cancel PSY prancing at the WH after his “kill their children” comment?


3 posted on 12/17/2012 4:46:53 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
Will they also cancel the show "Doomsday Preppers" because the lunatic's mother was a prepper?

I suspect not.

They are able to portray all of the subjects on that show in a sufficiently negative light that they will keep that show around.

BTW: I heard a few minutes of the Rush Limbaugh show today, and he seemed to have a fairly negative impression of preppers as well.

4 posted on 12/17/2012 4:53:16 PM PST by Washi (Socialism is Slavery)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
I propose that we just get it over with and cancel human life altogether.

It is clear that none of are fit to live on this planet/s.

5 posted on 12/17/2012 4:56:33 PM PST by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

All politics aside, it was not as fun as Sons of Guns. I’ve seen more engaging shows related to guns. My two cents.


6 posted on 12/17/2012 4:57:58 PM PST by Redcitizen (.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

it is not like they dont have four or five other gun related shows


7 posted on 12/17/2012 5:02:13 PM PST by mnehring
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

I already had my satellite TV service disconnected a couple of months ago. I get my news here, Brietbart, etc. I don’t support communism. If I want to watch a movie, I rent it. Found several good forums to spend time on, and don’t miss the tube one bit.


8 posted on 12/17/2012 5:02:26 PM PST by Quickgun (I came here screaming and covered in someone else's blood. I can go out that way if I have to)
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To: Doogle

Notice no one in the media connected the disgusting comments from Jamie Foxx, who just last week on SNL said that killing white people “Isnt that great.” Yet the same media had NO problem accusing Sarah Palin of being an accessory to murder after Tucson..the hypocrisy of the media in this country is disgusting to say the least


9 posted on 12/17/2012 5:07:57 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
Ortho surgeons nationwide will be having a field day with all the knee jerk reactions...
10 posted on 12/17/2012 5:08:23 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Hope and Change has become Attack and Obfuscate.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

It was boring. They probably canceled the show because it was boring.


11 posted on 12/17/2012 5:13:47 PM PST by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off.)
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Aren’t these the bozos who came out with All American Muzzies after 9/11? Geeez. Hypocricy has a new name. The Discovery Channel. Just like Discovery’s All American Muzzies, not all guns kill people. What a bunch of jackasses.


12 posted on 12/17/2012 5:13:54 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (It's not about the guns. It's about the control.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
I stopped watching American Guns. I just didn't care for the production or the personalities involved. To me, the program seemed to have a phony taint to it. If the program is loosing viewership, Discovery has a good reason to discontinue..

Will Hollywood also stop making grisly, morbid and sick movies?

I'm sure they will. Hahahhah!

Anywhay, why is it the antigunners don't go out and picket and protest those violent movies?

13 posted on 12/17/2012 5:17:38 PM PST by oyez (Hell must be a Gun Free Zone.)
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To: oyez

Dirty Jobs was really about the only thing worth watching on Discovery.


14 posted on 12/17/2012 5:21:04 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

That’s a shame. Loved that show, and Paige was easy on the eyes.

There’s nothing on Discovery anyway. Alaska, Moonshine, Fast and Loud and that’s about it.

Haven’t watched it in at least half a year.


15 posted on 12/17/2012 5:34:37 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

No, that was The Learning Channel, a God awful sewer of left wing crapola.

I think it’s owned by the same company as Discovery is though.


16 posted on 12/17/2012 5:36:10 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: chris37

Thanks. I don’t know if I even have Learning Channel anymore. I never watch it.


17 posted on 12/17/2012 5:37:35 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (It's not about the guns. It's about the control.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

wonder how long it’ll be before they poop can Mythbusters. They use firearms and it’s not a show if they don’t blow something up.


18 posted on 12/17/2012 5:38:18 PM PST by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: Quickgun
Found several good forums to spend time on, and don’t miss the tube one bit.

Amen. What's on television is like a four-day head cold: yes, it's conceivable you could miss it, but only if you were far beyond desperate for entertainment.

19 posted on 12/17/2012 5:39:15 PM PST by Standing Wolf
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To: chris37

She is definitely a cutie but kind of has the giraffe neck thing going on.


20 posted on 12/17/2012 5:43:25 PM PST by gop4lyf (Are we no longer in that awkward time? Or is it still too early?)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

I’m sorry to see that. The History Channel had an excellent and very accurate History of Guns show on about 15 years ago.


21 posted on 12/17/2012 5:45:42 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: chris37
Photobucket
22 posted on 12/17/2012 5:52:30 PM PST by 2111USMC (aim small, miss small)
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To: 2111USMC

Unnnnnggghhhh!

God, Guns and Women...


23 posted on 12/17/2012 6:01:45 PM PST by GRRRRR (He'll NEVER be my President, FUBO! Treason is the Reason! Impeach the Kenyan)
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To: al baby

The show grew old very quickly. Even among my crowd of serious gun enthusiasts their viewership had grown close to zero.


24 posted on 12/17/2012 6:02:07 PM PST by centurion316
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To: 2111USMC

O_O!

All women are NOT created equal!


25 posted on 12/17/2012 6:05:52 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: chris37

I think I still have it on satellite, but I never watch it either, it’s trash.

Most of the time I watch the Investigation Channel, otherwise AMC, sci fi, tru tv for laughs sometimes, and that’s about it.

Cable tv really, really stinks.


26 posted on 12/17/2012 6:08:18 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: gop4lyf

She could swing her head like a flail, no doubt about that :D


27 posted on 12/17/2012 6:11:27 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
But the ratings subsequently dropped off and, in the end, Season 2 finished down double-digits from Season 1. I hear Discovery brass also felt there was no story left to tell, contributing to the cancellation decision.

There is the reason it was cancelled.

28 posted on 12/17/2012 6:18:31 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

this is so effing stupid.

this whole country is acting idiotic.


29 posted on 12/17/2012 6:21:03 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: TigersEye

..and Hillary has a concussion. And so severe she can’t testify on Benghazi.


30 posted on 12/17/2012 6:26:04 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

OK, whatever.


31 posted on 12/17/2012 6:30:22 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
Nobody watched the damn show that is one main reason it is cancelled and shout be cancelled. What do you want welfare TV shows? Please this is a business, not a charity case. Good riddance to a very low rated show.
32 posted on 12/17/2012 6:32:17 PM PST by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Aren’t these the bozos who came out with All American Muzzies after 9/11?

Yep and was cancelled due to poor ratings just like American guns....nobody watched the show! What don’t you get?????


33 posted on 12/17/2012 6:34:53 PM PST by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

It was cancelled due to low ratings. If Paige and her Mom hadn’t been so HOT (in a plastic surgery kind of way) it probably would not have lasted the first season.

I wonder if Dad and junior will still be flying around Colorado in a chopper to make gun deals?

The whole show was dumb. I won’t miss it.

You want to see some good gun shows watch Monday Lock’n’Load on Sportsman Channel and Wednesday Night at the Range on Outdoors Channel. They have some GREAT gun shows without all the drama. But no hot babes dangit!


34 posted on 12/17/2012 6:35:40 PM PST by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Anyone getting the inkling that the BSM is deliberately shutting down those gun reality shows as part of a political agenda?

What happened to ‘sons of guns’ and ‘family guns’?


35 posted on 12/17/2012 7:06:44 PM PST by BerserkPatriot (Why is the Democratic National Socialist Committee waging a War on liberty?)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

It was cancelled because it was a boring show and no one was watching


36 posted on 12/17/2012 8:00:54 PM PST by Figment
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To: Washi

“Will they also cancel the show “Doomsday Preppers” because the lunatic’s mother was a prepper?”

No, they will pull it for the same reason as the aforementioned show. No viewers


37 posted on 12/17/2012 8:04:51 PM PST by Figment
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To: Quickgun

Good move, there’s not much that comes out of the tube but trash. Not many can give it up.


38 posted on 12/17/2012 8:12:53 PM PST by wrencher
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
The thing about “American Guns” was the kinds of stuff they did on the show. How many rich dudes are there in Colorado that can afford their custom, one of a kind wares? I liked Kurt Wyatt, the kid who did the engraving. The dad, Rich Wyatt, came across as overbearing and boorish. Paige Wyatt was an immature twit. Mom Renee Wyatt was hot, but didn't have much of a role — though she could shoot well. I always thought the show was rather lame.

“Sons of Guns” is far more diversified in their projects and have some characters you can like. They have taken on some very exotic restorations: the restored WW2 flamethrower; the USS KIDD WW2 reenactment; German 37mm, US 37mm, and US 57mm anti-tank guns; WW1 Maxim and propeller synchronizer; and M18A1 57mm recoilless rifle. I absolutely hated the episode where Jesse James had Red Jacket “bling” his Model D Browning Automatic Rifle.

That SoG has survived for 48 episodes, indicates it has some audience that AG never quite captured. The TV coverage certainly didn't hurt Red Jacket's or Gunsmoke’s businesses.

39 posted on 12/18/2012 1:30:04 AM PST by MasterGunner01
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To: chris37

No, that was The Learning Channel, a God awful sewer of left wing crapola...

...what, you don’t like Say Yes to the Dress?


40 posted on 12/18/2012 6:32:53 AM PST by IrishBrigade
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