Newswire: Amazon isn’t going forward with Chris Carter’s The After

Amazon may pride itself on its unwavering commitment to customer service, but it’s no pushover. America might have thought Amazon could be manipulated into filling a full-season order for one of its Prime Original pilots simply by voting for it to do so—which is reasonable, since that’s how Amazon’s democratic pilot season was designed—but instead the company is putting its foot down. Amazon announced Monday that it has scrapped The After, the sci-fi thriller from X-Files creator Chris Carter that was chosen by viewers as the best of Amazon’s second crop of originals, along with Transparent, Mozart In The Jungle, and Bosch.

According to Variety, Amazon never produced any episodes of The After following its pilot, which debuted last February and was ordered to series in March. The show featured an ensemble cast including Adrian Pasdar, Sharon Lawrence, and Jamie Kennedy as a …

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