The nine highest-rated canceled shows

Fox's "Terra Nova" was axed despite 10.8 million viewers, a 3.6 rating and delivering a sizable family audience.

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  • Rob Schneider's "Rob" was shedding too much of its massive "Big Bang Theory" lead-in on CBS
  • "House" and "Desperate Housewives" were given time to craft series-ending storylines
  • "Unforgettable" (CBS: 12 million, 2.5) was one of th