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'Pan Am' Canceled: ABC Series Officially Grounded

"Pan Am" is officially dead. Sony was attempting to get "Pan Am" a new home after ABC canceled the low-rated series, but the revival failed to take off.

In a letter to World Wings International, a non-profit organization of former Pan Am flight attendants, Nancy Hult Ganis, a former Pan Am flight attendant and executive producer on the ABC series, made the announcement.

"After ABC cancelled the show, there was a gallant effort by the team at Sony to resurrect the series through various other venues," Ganis said in the Facebook post. "Unfortunately for those who enjoyed the episodes or the promise of what it could or should have been, the 'Pan Am' series officially ended this past weekend."

Rumors swirled that Amazon could pick up the series for its streaming service, but a deal never came together. According to Ganis, all the contracts of the cast and crew have expired. The series took off to solid ratings for ABC with more than 11 million viewers and a 3.1 rating in the 18-49 demographic. However, the show quickly hit ratings turbulence and the series finale in February 2012 had an audience of 3.8 million viewers and a 1.2 rating.

"I will be forever grateful for all of the support (and criticism), the chance to reconnect with friends and make new acquaintances, and the opportunity to relive the memories through retelling our stories," Ganis wrote. "Many of you contributed those stories and we lovingly turned them over to the writers only to be sadly disappointed with the outcome. Knowing what 'might or should have been' was heartbreaking and to those who felt disappointed, I am deeply sorry. For those who just had fun with the crazy process, I thank you for hanging in."

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