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  • FILE - This publicity file image released by ABC shows Scott Speedman as Sam Kendal, left, and Andre Braugher as Captain Marcus Chaplin in a scene from the series "Last Resort," which premiered on ABC on Sept. 27, 2012. ABC canceled two low-rated new TV series, "Last Resort" and "666 Park Avenue," and didn't announce Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, what will replace the two series after they finish airing. (AP Photo/ABC, Mario Perez, file)

Friday, November 16, 2012 9:06 pm

2 freshman TV series canceled at ABC, 1 at CBS

The Associated Press

Three low-rated new TV series are getting the ax.

ABC is saying goodbye to freshman dramas "Last Resort" and "666 Park Avenue" after 13 episodes each.

"Last Resort" stars Andre Braugher and Scott Speedman as officers of a U.S. nuclear sub targeted by the government. It airs at 8 p.m. EST Thursday.

The other canceled ABC drama, "666 Park Avenue," is a supernatural tale set starring Terry O'Quinn and Vanessa Williams. It airs at 10 p.m. EST Sunday.

ABC didn't announce Friday what will replace the two series after they finish their runs.

At CBS, the curtain is down on the sitcom "Partners." It's about two pals - one gay, one straight (Michael Urie, David Krumholtz). Starting Monday, it will be replaced for now with comedy reruns at 8:30 p.m. EST.