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Things Are Looking Doubtful for Katherine Heigl’s New Show Doubt

Katherine Heigl as Sadie Ellis in Doubt.

After airing just two episodes in its premiere season, it looks like CBS’s legal drama Doubt is no more. The long-gestating series, starring Katherine Heigl, has been pulled from the schedule and its timeslot will be taken over the next month or so by a rerun of Bull — a Criminal Minds spinoff — and Survivor’s extended premiere, respectively. Deadline is calling the schedule shift a cancellation, stating that “per tradition,” CBS hasn’t used the c-word just yet, but that is in fact what this means. However, it is still possible that the show, which debuted to low ratings (particularly for a ratings behemoth like CBS), may return at a later date. Notably, Doubt is the first prime-time drama to feature a transgender main character played by a transgender actress — Orange Is the New Black’s Laverne Cox. Time will tell if we’ll get to see this TV-history-making moment play out any further.

Things Look Doubtful for Katherine Heigl’s New Show Doubt