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ABC Cancels Drama ‘Stumptown’

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Drama Stumptown has been canceled at ABC. Based on a graphic novel series, the show centered on Dex, an army veteran with a complicated love life, a gambling debt and a brother to take care of in Portland. Cobie Smulders played Dex.

The show debuted in September 2019. ABC had ordered a second season but that isn’t happening. 

Jason Richman produced the show with Ruben Fleischer and David Bernad, Greg Rucka (author of graphic novels), Matthew Southworth and Justin Greenwood (illustrators of the books). 

The series was produced by ABC Studios. 

Jake Johnson, Tantoo Cardinal and Cole Sibus were also in the cast. 

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.