It has been reported the Fuji TV will bring Odagiri Joe’s drama ‘Kazoku no Uta‘ to an end on June 3rd with the 8th episode.
The drama began airing on April 15th, and the first episode marked an average viewer rating of 6.1% in the Kanto area. It has continued to receive low viewer ratings — the second episode garnered 3.6% and third 3.4%.
Last month, the CEO of Fuji TV, Toyoda Kou held a press conference and stated “We would like to do our best to get more support from viewer with adjustments.” However, the viewer rate of 4th episode (on May 6th) was lowest number 3.1%. The series drama usually have around 10 episodes, but they will cut the episode and bring to an end at 8th episode.
‘Kazoku no Uta’ tells a story about a former rock star (Odagiri Joe) who suddenly finds out about the existence of his 3 daughters. They had elaborated on a plan to receive high audience ratings with making an appear guest artists at every episode such as Kyary Pamyu Pamyu.
According to Fuji TV, it is still undecided the schedule to air from Jun 10th at 9:00 pm on Sunday. From July, new drama ‘Beautiful Rain‘ which stars Toyokawa Etsushi and Ashida Mana is scheduled to air.source
well,that's unfortunate :/