‘Crossbones’ Cancelled by NBC

Crossbones (NBC) Episode 6 A Hole In The Head (6)

Sorry Blackbeard, NBC is sentencing you to the plank.

TV Line confirms the John Malkovich led pirate drama Crossbones has been officially cancelled by NBC. After Friday’s new episode at 10PM, the final two episodes of the series will air back-to-back on Saturday, August 2nd at 8/7c. Meanwhile, the series Friday time slot will be handed over to Dateline specials.

Crossbones was the product of Luther creator Neil Cross and debuted to 4.9 million viewers. Since the premiere, the ratings have been in a constant decline, leading to Crossbones untimely demise. Are you sad to see Crossbones cancelled or did you never hop aboard the pirate yarn in the first place?