The Last Straw has collapsed in on itself: ABC has cancelled the Jenga-esque sport present after one season, TVLine has discovered.
ABC declined to remark, however an ABC supply concedes that the Janelle James-hosted sequence is “unlikely to return” for a second season.
In the meantime, the fates of two different in-limbo ABC sport exhibits, Holey Moley and To Inform the Reality, stay up within the air.
The Last Straw, which bowed final summer time, discovered 4 groups of contestants dealing with off to fight “large tipping towers. Every life-sized themed tower is chock full of assorted objects starting from basketballs to small kitchen home equipment as contestants attempt to efficiently pull gadgets from the stack with out tipping it over as a way to earn prizes. If the tower falls, the crew is eradicated and the final crew standing will compete towards The Mega Stack, an epic battle of physics the place the percentages are actually stacked towards them, in hopes of successful a life-changing grand prize.”
On the time of its launch, Rob Mills, EVP of Unscripted and Various Leisure at Walt Disney Tv, heralded The Last Straw — which counted Peyton Manning amongst its EPs — as an entirely authentic idea boasting “huge visuals” that “is bound to maintain audiences on their toes and entertain households all summer time lengthy.”
Information of Last Straw‘s demise comes simply hours after ABC unveiled its unscripted-heavy summer time lineup.
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