Jeremy Piven's show Wisdom of the Crowd axed amid sexual misconduct allegations

Jeremy Piven's “Wisdom of the Crowd” to finish after 13 episodes amid sexual misconduct allegations

Amid sexual allegations against actor Jeremy Piven, TV Line reports that CBS will forgego a back-nine episode order for his new crime procedural drama WISDOM OF THE CROWD.

The freshman crowd-sourced, crime-solving series hadn't quite found a crowd since premiering this fall. It's unlikely he'll ever find the killer now.

Per The Hollywood Reporter, "Wisdom of the Crowd" was the least-watched series on the network's Sunday lineup, pulling in around 8.9 million viewers among adults aged 18-49. "Proud of the work we did and we will Finish out our 13 episodes with full hearts!"

According to EW, recent allegations of sexual assault by Piven likely led to the cancellation.

Days later, advertising executive Tiffany Bacon Scourby told People that Piven sexually assaulted her while the two were awaiting a publicist in his hotel room in NY in 2003, according to the November 9 report. Piven denied Scourby's claims in a statement to People: "Let me be absolutely clear, this simply did not happen. I can not speak as to why a person would create a story like this".




One of the women, Anastasia Taneie, told the outlet Piven forcefully groped her breasts and genitals in 2009 when she was working as an extra on the HBO series "Entourage". Sitcom Me, Myself and I was yanked from the schedule early.

Amy Meador also spoke to BuzzFeed News and alleged that Piven had assaulted her at her then-home in Laurel Canyon in 1995.

A spokeswoman for the former "Entourage" star didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.

Last Thursday, Piven tweeted the results of polygraph tests he seemingly took to vindicate himself.

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