MTV’s ‘Finding Carter’ Canceled After 2 Seasons

Finding Carter Cancelled MTV
Courtesy of MTV

Finding Carter” will not be returning for a third season.

Zac Pullam, who played Grant on the teen family drama, tweeted news about the cancellation on Friday.

Following Pullam’s tweet, Variety confirmed with an MTV spokesperson that the series is in fact canceled.

Debuting in summer 2014, “Finding Carter” wrapped its second season this past December, after 36 episodes in total. In its second season, the series averaged only 720,000 same-day viewers, according to Nielsen, down from 1.14 million for its first season in 2014.

Created by Terri Minsky and Emily Silver, the show starred Kathryn Prescott as a young girl who finds out that the woman she thought was her mother actually abducted her from her biological family when she was three years old.

When “Carter” premiered, Variety‘s Brian Lowry wrote in his review, “What sounds like a highly provocative concept quickly devolves into a standard-issue.”

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  1. brooke says:

    I have watched it since day one. Please put finding carter back on!

  2. hannah hart says:

    i think that finding carter should come back on because it got left at a cliff hanger, like what happened to ben did he die or just get injured and did max get out of jail or stay in there. it doesn’t matter if the views went down a little it should still be on for the people who do watch it. please consider putting it back on.

  3. jacinta x says:

    I only just found out about finding carter and watched it all within 2-3 days, googled to see if there was more seasons to come but unfortunily it was cancelled. really enjoyed this show hope it can be continued at some point if ratings/views go up. ive told my friends and family about this show, (:

  4. Mrs says:

    I literally just googled to see if season 3 would ever start, and imagine my surprise! CANCELLED! Now what dumb executive made that decision? But it sounds about right. They’d rather not air REAL shows with REAL LIFE possibilities. Instead “REALITY” (fake) shows run the television screen. R.I.P. Finding Carter. You will be missed!

  5. Tija says:

    This is so sad. I love this show! My mom sis and i watch it together. We will never get the answers that we deserve now. :(

  6. Gemma says:

    I love this show finding carter, Can we please have season 3 and please don’t cancelled please……

  7. Tache FIGUEROA says:

    Bring it back you have to have an ending you can just leave fans wondering what happens

  8. Dominique says:

    Bring back finding carter!!!!!! Such BS

  9. Cori says:

    I think this is bull they cancelled finding Carter but they are keeping teen mom og on which has a porn star who is nothing but nasty to everyone. Really that messed up! Get a clue

  10. Molly says:

    Please bring back finding carter. People want to know ow what is gonna happen. Please .

  11. LISA says:


  12. Bethany says:

    Bringggg finding carter backkk !! 😩😩

  13. Whitney says:

    There you go again MTV, you actually make a good show and take it away so you can play more worthless trash.

  14. Ariana says:

    ARE YOU KIDDING ME AT LEAST DO ANOTHER SEASON TO NOT LEAVE THE FANS HANGING. I’m gonna freak out seriously this is the worst news I have heard. I’m so mad rite now… PUT A THIRD SEASON ON NETFLIZ OR HULU OMG PLEASE!!!

  15. Twan Plazier says:

    S2 only just aired in Holland and I liked it so much I started watching it online, only to find out it was cancelled. Obviously sad for the actors, but what a loss for the (apparently) pretty big group of fans. I really hope they find Finding Carter a new network. MTV’s choice must have been hard, still it’s a shame it cancelled

  16. Tiffany Slackway says:

    I am very sadded by this news! I’ve been waiting for it to come back on too, and then I find out it’s cancelled this is the second show that has done this to me and they were both great shows….We Definetly should petition it!!!

  17. Krystle M Wheeler says:

    Lets petition this??

  18. Krystle M Wheeler says:

    Pissed off I’ve been waiting for it to come back.

  19. Christy says:

    This sucks bring it back


    No bring it back this is the only show I have ever sat down and watched and couldn’t wait for the next week to pick back up where left off. We need a number to text if we want it back, to get a vote going!!

  21. 07.31.2016 – I’m disgusted!!! I just binged-watched all 36 episodes of this *awesome show* (Season 1 and 2) — then I Googled to find out when season 3 would start –only to find out it’s been cancelled. DEVASTATED!!! I’m an educated woman, 45-50 range, and despite the age difference between myself & the target-market, I truly enjoyed the plot development, intrigue and character depth of this show. Damn shame. Season (series, in this case) cliff-hangers suck. What happens to Max?? And what about Ben lying beat-up in the street?? Yall suck. Unbelievable.

  22. Jessica says:

    I love watching finding Carter I can’t believe that MTV would cancel the show

  23. Malliebe says:

    So upset that this is canceled. I literally could not get enough of the show. I have been waiting for it to come back on and now I see this! What the hell MTV!!!

  24. Megan says:

    So all the lame shows like teen mom and and Jersey Shore and The Bachelor and all the stupid shows get Seasons after seasons but a show that has concerns about your child being stolen is not important that’s an everyday struggle for parents and I don’t understand why we can’t show people that it happens you guys should bring the show back before you piss off people and they’re not going to want to watch MTV anymore that was the best show I have ever seen and I was waiting for her to come back

    • kriscross says:

      Totally agree i think that there are really dumb shows and certain shows such as finding carter get canceled and it sucks because i was really enjoying that show.

  25. Miranda says:

    I’m pissed I love finding carter❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

  26. Lin says:

    I am soooo unhappy with MTV. Finding Carter was one of the best shows on all networks!! Only two seasons before being canceled and yet they have promoted teen pregnancy for years, I think MTV just lost a viewer for life!

    • kriscross says:

      Its really sad what shows stay on and get more seasons but shows like finding carter they cancel i was really shocked to hear about this Finding carter had a really good plot

    • Kayla says:

      Same here I wish it was renewed fir season 3 😢😭

  27. wood says:

    F**k MTV for canceling finding carter!! Mtv has some seriously crappy shows and yet when a good one finally comes on it’s canceled?!?! Yet again f**k MTV!!!!

  28. lily says:

    this was literally my favorite show

  29. heidi follin says:

    that bites! they always cancel the good shows

  30. eli says:

    I’m so mad about this !

  31. Jen says:

    I’m so mad about this !

  32. Rose says:

    Bring the show back!!!

  33. brittany stewart says:

    Wtf im getting really tired of all the shows i like getting cancelled. I ive been waiting for it to come back on. Bullshit

  34. Angela borer says:

    This is stupid. I loveees finding carter. It is bullshit. If i didnt catch it the night it aired i always watched it the next day. I was so banking on having the third season. Clearly they dont think people like the show. This is crap. FINDING CARTER WAS ONE OF THE BEST SHOWS I’VE WATCHED. 2 seasons? Thats it. The show was popluar. I am so upset. The last season was so goood i was so exicted for the next to see what would happen. They show keot you on you toes. And now this! I was waitinf to see it come on mtv perviews forever. Well, thanks, for ruining it. Now i guess it was a cliff hanger. Which is bull shit. WOOOWWW JUSTTT WOWWWWW

  35. Jolie Crittenden says:

    This is bullshit. Emily Silver, do you know how many people loved Finding Carter?????😭😭😭 I loved it so much. It was the best t.v. show ever and you are done with it just because YOU felt people weren’t all that much into it. You have billions of people into it. You r taking the AVERAGE amount of rating, NOT the TOTAL because I can tell you the total number is high. Very. The first time I watched Finding Carter I was thinking “Wow, how is the mastermind of this?!” Well it seems to me that this mastermind is a quitter. And it sucks. Please. PLEASEEE LET IT GO ON!! THE PUBLIC NEEDS TO KNOW WHAT WILL HAPPEN NEXT. It’s not fair that you get to make a last episode of season 2 THAT intense and make us excited for a new season, when you won’t even make one now because of fame. Wowww.

    • K Flores says:

      Hey, Emily Silver is not to blame on cancelling the show. It is MTV who is cancelling it. She says she hopes netflix will take over the next season.

  36. Chelsey says:

    I watched finding carter and alot of people i knew watch it i am pissed that it will not be coming back on . It was a very good show and i would like to know what was gonna happen in the end

  37. Breeann Padilla says:

    I really enjoyed the show, ive been waiting all spring for the 3rd season. This show was my reason to come home and all week i thirsted and craved for a new episode. I just have to say that all the actor were incredible!!! I look up to you Elizabeth (police officer mom), i hope i can be as courages and strong as you are. Please bring back Finding Carter, i need a reason to look forward to coming back home..!!! I intend on buying the seasons and re-watching.

  38. GLAMGRAM says:

    have HULU pick it up!

  39. Screw you MTV says:

    MTV you suck! Wtf is wrong with you? Finding Carter is the one freakin enjoyable show on your channel and you’re gonna take that away from us?!? SCREW YOU!!!!

  40. Dustin wells says:

    We definitely need to bring back finding Carter I don’t watch TV at all now. Finding Carter is the only think I watch please bring it back

  41. Shayla Lewis says:

    Please bring back finding carter, one of my favorite shows

  42. Lisa oroyt says:

    MTV….You are a sorry ass channel. You finally come out with a show that is good for me and my two teen daughters to watch and you cancel after two seasons. We need to ban MTV! & start a petition page.. #bringbackfindingcarter. yall play yack ass teen wolf and cancel finding Carter? Smfh. #angryassmom 👎

  43. Destiny says:

    Oh no I love that show 😭😭😭😭

  44. ann taylor says:

    o gosh I am heart broken! one of my favorite shows

  45. Jessyka Ganzer says:

    This is completely ridiculous. WHY air a show and take it off after just 2 seasons??? Makes no sense to me

  46. tammy morris says:


  47. jessica lanier says:

    really just when it was really getting good and Max had just turned himself in and Ben just got beat up so we are not going to find out what happened to them. Its a crappy way to end and leave people wondering what was going to happen to everyone

  48. Really?? You just leave it hanging like that? Theres gotta atleast be a Season 3…

  49. shara herring says:

    Yes please bring the show back every show i started getting into gets canceled.

  50. Ema kutleshi says:


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