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Showtime Cancels American Rust, Black Monday, & Work in Progress

Showtime Cancels American Rust, Black Monday, & Work in Progress

Showtime will not be bringing back American Rust for a second season.

The premium cabler announced Thursday that the Jeff Daniels-Maura Tierney drama has been canceled.

News of the demise comes three months after the conclusion of the first season, with Pittsburgh's Tribune-Review breaking the news.

“We can confirm that American Rust will not be moving forward with a second season,” a Showtime rep said in a statement.

“We would like to thank our partners at Boat Rocker, our talented showrunner Dan Futterman and the rest of the wonderful writers, and our amazing cast led by Jeff Daniels and Maura Tierney.”

Based on Philipp Meyer’s celebrated debut novel, American Rust is a family drama and a timeless story of wanting a brighter future while being held prisoner by the past.

The story of survival and transcendence is told through the eyes of Del Harris (Daniels), the complicated

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