‘The Household Pile’ was axed after only one collection.
The star-studded ITV1 sitcom featured ‘Mr. Selfridge’ actress Amanda Abbington and former ‘Coronation Avenue’ star Alexandra Mardell alongside Claire Keelan and Clare Calbraith play a bunch of sisters dealing with life after their mother and father die mother and father, however will not be returning to screens for a second outing resulting from low rankings, an insider stated.
A TV supply advised The Solar newspaper’s TVBiz column: “Sadly the rankings have fallen in need of expectations and ITV have determined to give attention to new comedy moderately than pinning hopes on ‘The Household Pile’.”
The Liverpool-based comedy – which is being written by ‘The Smoking Room’ creator Brian Dooley – didn’t get what was hoped for within the rankings and the forged and crew are stated to be “gutted” over the choice to take it down, however the insider went on so as to add that TV generally is a “brutal trade.”
The insider added, “The forged and crew are gutted as a result of they felt it was a great sitcom and the most effective ones all the time take time to develop. However TV is a brutal trade and reveals that are not on the spot hits hardly ever have a second probability. The comedy bosses respect that the forged is proficient and loved the collection, however they could not ignore the low viewers figures.”
In the meantime, an ITV1 spokesperson defined that whereas there are “no plans” for the present to return for the time being, the broadcaster remains to be grateful to the forged and crew for bringing the present to life over the course of six episodes.
They stated: “There are at the moment no plans for a second collection of The Household Pile. We wish to thank all of the forged and crew for his or her exhausting work in bringing the present to life on display screen.”