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'Longmire' Canceled After 3 Seasons, Shopped to Other Networks

'Longmire' Canceled After 3 Seasons, Shopped to Other Networks

The cast of Longmire | Facebook/ Longmire on A&E

It has been two weeks since the abrupt cancellation of A&E's "Longmire," and fans were not happy of the network's decision as they took to social media to protest the axing of the beloved show.

"Please don't take my Longmire away," wrote Twitter user Susan Watkins.

Another Twitter user, Nancy Green, pleaded, "Please save Longmire one of the last respectable shows left."

Craig Johnson, the author of the Walt Longmire mystery series which is the basis of the show, said that he was surprised about A&E's decision.

"A little bit of a surprise to it, because, it still is, you know, the highest rated scripted drama in the A&E network history," Johnson told K2TV. "The show reportedly has a fan base of 6 million viewers."

One of the theories as to why the show was cancelled was because it supposedly failed to deliver to the lucrative 18 to 49 demographic, and that the main audience of "Longmire" is a little older than that.

However, this might not be the end for "Longmire," as there are plans to move the show to another network.

"If A&E wasn't happy with us … a show that's one of the top 25 shows of the entire summer … well then, we should probably go somewhere else," said Johnson.

Deadline is reporting that Warner Bros. TV has been putting together a detailed presentation highlighting the show's performance, as well as producers' plans for the show's fourth season as "Longmire" is about to make the rounds to find itself a new home.

The cast is headed by Robert Taylor, who plays the role of Sheriff Walt Longmire. He stars alongside Lou Diamond Phillips, Katee Sackoff, Bailey Chase, Cassidy Freeman, and Adam Bartley.

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