December 10th, 2010
11:11 AM ET
Apparently watching the Hoff was just too much of a hassle for A&E viewers. The network has pulled the reality series "The Hasselhoffs" after just two episodes, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
The first of the 30-minute shows, which followed the adventures of former "Baywatch" star David Hasselhoff as he helped daughters Taylor Ann and Hayley pursue show business careers, premiered December 5 to only 718,000 viewers. By the second episode, which aired that same evening, viewership was down to 505,000 viewers.
"It was an opportunity to have a half-hour commercial for who we are, and not 'This is who we are because you read about it in a magazine.' It was an opportunity to come clean and talk about what it's like being David Hasselhoff and the business. It's not like the Kardashians or Ozzy Osbourne," 58-year-old Hasselhoff has said of why he did the show.
"Whether it lasts 10 more episodes or no more episodes, we did it, we're there," he added. "And in the end, I'm happy with the progression of my daughters, and why we did it was to exploit their music."
Eight episodes of "The Hasselhoffs" remain unaired, according to the Hollywood Reporter, but don't feel too bad for the Hoff just yet. A publicist for the actor told EW.com that he's "in talks" to join "Britain's Got Talent," although the source added that there are some scheduling issues that would need to be resolved before any deal is negotiated.
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