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CW Arrests "Runaway"

Just a day after fellow freshman dramas Ugly Betty and Brothers & Sisters received full season orders from ABC, newly minted netlet the CW has decided not to issue a reprieve to struggling family drama Runaway , cancelling the series after just three episodes. The series, from Sony Pictures TV, starred Donnie Wahlberg and 24 's Leslie Hope and was created by Chad Hodge. According to Variety , the studio had delivered six completed episodes of Runaway to the CW. The move is hardly a surprising one, given the low numbers Runaway had brought in during its first (and only) three weeks on the air, averaging only 1.7 million viewers. Originally slotted for Monday nights at 9 pm, the CW issued a bit of a switcheroo last week, relocating timeslot lead-in 7th Heaven and Runaway to Sunday nights and moving its comedy lineup to Mondays. While it resulted in a bit of an uptick for critically acclaimed comedy Everybody Hates Chris and the rest of the lineup, the move sort of sank Run