Dancing with the Stars recap will replace Opportunity Knocks

The first new fall TV show to be cancelled is ABC’s hybrid game/reality show Opportunity Knocks, and ABC plans to replace it with a condensed repeat of the Monday night live Dancing with the Stars 7 performance show.

On Tuesday nights at 8, “ABC will air cut-down, hourlong ‘Dancing With the Stars’ recap episodes, leading into the night’s live results show, starting next Tuesday,” Variety reports.

As to Opportunity Knocks, it averaged just 6.3 million viewers a week, but Variety says “ABC will hold on to the six remaining episodes and plans to air them at a later date.”

ABC cancels ‘Opportunity Knocks’ [Variety]

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