I wrote to Lifetime asking after “Blood Ties”. Here’s part of their response.
Thank you very much for your email regarding “Blood Ties,” which will not be
returning to Lifetime.
Lifetime has heard your complaints in regards to the cancellation of “Blood Ties”
and we have never canceled a show without a great deal of consideration for you, the
viewers. However, “Blood Ties” did not meet the viewership requirements to stay on
Okay, one, you only ran it once a week! Who does that anymore?
Two, you didn’t even play the entire first season as far as I’m aware. Consistency and followthrough help.
Three, you totally would’ve had more viewers to start with if you’d kept Henry bi.
The letter then went on to say that they don’t have the rights to make DVDs, but hey, you can purchase the episodes from Itunes! Or, you can watch the reruns on Lifetime Real Women (LRW), because doesn’t everyone get all the random spinoff channels nowadays? And, whoopee, you can log onto their website to play games and stuphs!
And “There you can access the most up-to-date
information and read more about the show as well as participate in discussions with
What up-to-date information? Why do I want to read more about the show? You cancelled it! There’s nothing left to discuss except for the fact that you cancelled it!
I’m considering writing to the SciFi Channel. If they want to be more girl-friendly, then what better way than to revive a Lifetime show? :P