Pan Am To Continue On Amazon Streaming?

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A couple weeks back, ABC officially canceled the freshman drama Pan Am after a short run of 14 episodes, the finale airing back in February. However, the writing was on the wall for months before that. The show's ratings started out great but didn't hold up, making it pretty much a sure bet that it wouldn't survive to see season two.

All may not be lost quite yet for fans however, as Pan Am producers are apparently in talks with internet giant about possibly continuing the series on its subscription streaming service. Stories like this seem to be getting very common as of late, as the relatively recent avenue of subscription based streaming TV services continues to rapidly grow. Netflix has already jumped into the original series waters by bringing back fan favorite Arrested Development, importing shows like Lilyhammer, and entering talks to revive Jericho. Hulu is said to be working on original acquisitions currently as well, and now Amazon wants to get in the ring.

Amazon already streams the first season of Pan Am, and feels that the show might be a good start for its original content division. For its part, show producers Sony Television have reason to want the program to continue as well. Pan Am is a big draw in Europe, and recently won the award for best series at the prestigious Rose d'Or ceremony.

Would you like to see Pan Am brought back? Would it give you incentive to subscribe to Amazon's streaming service?


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Written by: msd85
May 23rd, 2012, 10:27 pm


Message Posted On Jul 14th, 2012, 4:42 pm
I live in Norway, and Pan Am was sent here as well.It is one of my favourites, with the stories, and the historic background. I love old cars, boats and planes so it was perfect for me,the pretty girls was just a big bonus! ;) It is a shame it was cancelled, so please get it back on TV, or Amazon!! :)

Message Posted On May 29th, 2012, 10:29 pm
I would subscribe to amazon if they continued pan am!!

Message Posted On May 29th, 2012, 11:42 am
Super upset to read that Pan Am has been was a GREAT show! Its too bad they canned yet another great show.... keep it going on Amazon! Please!!

Message Posted On May 27th, 2012, 7:30 pm
Bring it back. A great hour of escape from the reality shows and the sad stories that seem to be everywhere. Just enough each week to let the mind take a trip to a time when the world was less troubled. The stories each week combined a little history, humor, heartache and romance with a little mystery. Good for Amazon! I'll watch and visit Amazon for other projucts.

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Message Posted On May 26th, 2012, 6:50 pm

I enjoyed how the series began, but was increasingly underwhelmed as it progressed, and stopped watching about halfway through its short run. I'm following the entrance of digital distributors into the original programming marked with interest, but think that there are just so many shows that would deserve a second chance much more than Pan Am. I understand though that it's not just a matter of choosing one, but it's a difficult issue whether a show's creators, actors and production company are even still up for a continued production.

Then again, Arrested Development shows that for truly great shows, a revival can happen even years after its demise. Personally, I would be very delighted to see, for example, Rubicon, Terriers, or Awake return on Netflix, Hulu or Amazon. Or why not Veronica Mars—didn't its season 4 pitch ask for her to be a couple of years older anyway? ;)


Message Posted On May 26th, 2012, 12:44 am
No doubt "Amazon Streaming" means to North America only, despite the fact that the show was sold worldwide (it ended up on BBC 2 in the UK for example). If that's the case, then Amazon will miss the opportunity to sell to a big market and inevitably pirates will fill the gap by capturing the stream and making the video available "elsewhere".

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Message Posted On May 25th, 2012, 5:09 pm

i loved it  - bring it back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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Message Posted On May 25th, 2012, 7:58 am

oh, pretty please!
I would love to see more of Pan Am 


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Message Posted On May 24th, 2012, 2:26 am

Oh I loved it too.  I'm VERY excited to see it might continue on.


Message Posted On May 24th, 2012, 12:27 am
I'm one of the (few) people who loved Pan Am. I'd be thrilled to see it continue on a website somewhere. However, since I don't live in the States, it would be nice if it were available internationally. Although if it does end up continuing on in that format, there are always ways around US-only sites. ;)
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