A&E Pulls ‘Those Who Kill’ From Schedule After 2 Episodes

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Paul Schiraldi/A&E Networks

Network hopes to find a new time slot for struggling freshman show

A&E has pulled “Those Who Kill,” from the Monday night schedule and will replace it with a second episode of “Bates Motel,” TheWrap has confirmed.

The drama, starring Chloe Sevigny, premiered on March 3 to soft ratings and drew only 830,000 total viewers in the 10 p.m. timeslot this week.

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“Bates Motel” will now air new episodes at 10 p.m. on Monday, and repeat episodes of the “Psycho” prequel will air at 9.

A&E has not yet determined a new timeslot for “Those Who Kill” or a date when the show will return but should decide one in a few days, a spokesman told TheWrap.

“‘Those Who Kill’ will return at some point,” the spokesman said.

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“It’s a good show that we believe in but unfortunately the ratings weren’t where we hoped they’d be.”