Once Upon A Time Season 3 dropped by Channel 5

ABC’s Once Upon A Time Season 3 loses UK air date as broadcaster Channel 5 axes show

Robert Carlyle as Mr Gold in Once Upon A Time
Robert Carlyle as Mr Gold in Once Upon A Time

ABC’s fairy tale drama Once Upon A Time Season 3 has been left without a UK broadcaster as Channel 5 drop the hit show.

A Channel 5 spokesman told Digital Spy that they have “not picked up the rights for the next series. At the moment we’re not intending to pick up the show.”

Though the show has dropped in the US from its original 12 million viewers, Season 3 ratings have all been comfortably over the 6 million mark and it’s also performed well in the UK with Channel 5 reporting 2.2 million viewers for their premier.

Once Upon A Time Season 3 is airing now on ABC in the US. You can pick up Once Upon A Time Season 1 on DVD for £15.62 or Blu-ray for £16.33 from Amazon.co.uk.