Loser: 'Magic City'
Like "Boss" before it, the Starz drama was renewed for a second season before the first one even aired. And like "Boss" before it, the ratings were tiny — and, probably worse for a pay cable outfit run by former HBO CEO Chris Albrecht, the reviews were mixed and the Emmy love absent. (Though the opening credits were nominated, the show's lack of a nod for art direction for a show with such beautiful sets suggests no one was paying attention.) Season 2 brought in Sonny Corleone himself, James Caan, to add some heft to the late '50s mob stories, but the show remained ignored by viewers, and Starz declined to order a third season.