Ashton Kutcher Series The Beautiful Life Canceled

the beautiful life goes bust

Executive Producer Ashton Kutcher's new series was the first casualty of the new fall TV season with the cancellation of The Beautiful Life starring Mischa Barton after just two episodes.  A total of six episodes had been filmed by a cast that included Corbin Bleu, Elle Macpherson and Sara Paxton.

The CW pulled the plug on the high-fashion modeling plot on Friday and production has ceased.  The show had a great lead-in with America's Next Top Model, but sixty percent of that audience bailed to another network rather than view the debut episode.  Week two was even more dismal with less than 1 million views...presumably the crowd that follows Kutcher on Twitter.  "Tweet" that Ashton!

Other shows that have gotten off to a rocky start and may be next on the chopping block include Parks and Recreation with Amy Poehler and the new Jenna Elfman sitcom Accidentally on Purpose.

Check out a clip from the failed show below.