That was quick.
New US horror / thriller The Mist has been axed.
The Spike TV series, which screens in Australia through Netflix, was based on a Stephen King novella.
It launched in the US in late June to 1.2 million viewers but the Hollywood Reporter notes it could barely draw 800,000 viewers for the rest of its run.
The Mist, produced by The Weinstein Co. / Dimension TV, marked Spike’s return to scripted after scrapping previous efforts including Red Mars and the Jerry Bruckheimer-produced drama Harvest, both of which were picked up straight to series.