'Dancing' recaps to replace game show

Opportunity’s no longer knocking for ABC’s “Opportunity Knocks.”

Alphabet made its first cancellation of fall, pulling the gamer after three episodes. ABC will air cut-down, hourlong “Dancing With the Stars” recap episodes, leading into the night’s live results show, starting next Tuesday.

“Opportunity Knocks” had averaged just a 1.9 rating and 5 share among adults 18-49 during its brief run, as well as 6.3 million viewers.

Hosted by JD Roth, show featured families as they competed — on their front lawns — for prizes by answering questions about their lives. Ashton Kutcher, Jason Goldberg, Karey Burke, Todd A. Nelson and Roth exec produced.

ABC will hold on to the six remaining episodes and plans to air them at a later date.

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