Human Target cancelled

Not strictly sci-fi, but definitely a third cousin

While JJ Abrams has clearly won out with a new series, Alcatraz getting the green light, the genre takes a hit with the loss of the DC Comics’ derived action-orientated drama Human Target (starring Fringe‘s Mark Valley, so there’s an Abrams link here too).

Despite a strong opening season, a strong season two finale and three Emmy nominations, the viewing figures had nearly halved over the two seasons.