Plenty of great TV shows premiered in 2016. But you won't find any of them here. Click on to recall -- for one last time -- the year's most-likely-to-be-forgotten bombs, clinkers and stinkers (in alphabetical order).
The proud holder of an 11 percent fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, this TV adaptation of the horror movie franchise drew perhaps the most chillingly awful reviews of the year. "Ludicrous" was among the kinder summaries.
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"Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency" (BBC America)
A major disappointment, considering the pedigree (Netflix/BBC co-production of a Douglas Adams novel series, with Elijah Wood costarring). But hey, BBC has already ordered season 2, so ....
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Oh, this legal procedural was notorious, all right - mostly for its rotten reviews. "It’s like the writers are just throwing ideas on a wall to see what sticks," TheWrap's Amber Dowling wrote.
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"Pure Genius" (CBS)
"Pure Genius"? Not according to critics of this high-tech medical drama. "Just a doctor drama with C.G.I. and without interesting character dynamics," according to the New York Times.
When Mick Jagger teamed up with Martin Scorsese to tell the story of the '70s record biz, what resulted was ... a curio that never clicked with viewers. HBO renewed the drama for a second season, then changed its mind and killed it after all.
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