MIAMI, Florida (CBSMiami) - "America's Most Wanted," the show that launched
John Walsh to stardom and helped lead to the capture of over a thousand
criminals has been canceled, according to TV Guide Magazine.
Walsh, whose son Adam was murdered in South Florida, was the show's
host and executive producer. The show had been picked up by Lifetime,
but was canceled after airing on the network since December 2, 2011.
Lifetime does say it's developing a pilot for a new project with Walsh.
According to the Huffington Post, since the show was launched in 1988
on Fox, 1,202 fugitives have been captured worldwide. TV Guide Magazine
said Lifetime is looking to create another series with Walsh.
"America's Most Wanted" was canceled three other times, according to the Huffington Post.