CBS Cancels Wisdom of the Crowd Following Allegations Against Jeremy Piven

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CBS has opted to let a drama series close out its run on the network without a back-nine order.

An insider tells the site that the show's producers were informed that no additional episodes will be ordered beyond the original 13, all of which will air on the network. While the cancellation of the show comes amid the stars mounting misconduct claims, The Hollywood Reporter notes that the drama struggled to build a consistent audience in its Sunday night slot.

The show earned mediocre but not poor, ratings - raking in 8.9 million viewers, almost the same amount the network's critically acclaimed "Madam Secretary" receives, according to Variety.

Piven was originally accused of sexual misconduct by reality-TV actress Ariane Bellamar in a series of tweets last month, which alleged Piven groped her while she was on the set of HBO's "Entourage".

Piven has previously issued a statement that said in part, "I unequivocally deny the appalling allegations being peddled about me".

USA Today notes: "The accusations cast a shadow over Piven, and "Wisdom's" so-so ratings hardly have been a strong argument for continuation". It did not happen. I would never force myself on a woman. Actress Anastasia Taneie revealed to BuzzFeed that Piven groped her breast and genitals as he forcefully pushed her against a wall when she was working as an extra on Entourage.

Travis M. Andrews wrote this story, (c) 2017 The Washington Post.

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