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Cable Drama Loses Executive Producer Deadline

A cable drama series is losing its executive producer. Deadline.com reports that executive producer Michael Taylor won't return for the second season of the high-profile Syfy show "Defiance."

Taylor, who worked on "Star Trek: Voyager" and "Deep Space Nine," was one of three writing executive producers on the first season of "Defiance," which has been completed, the story says. The ratings have been "OK," and a second season is likely to happen, the piece adds.

It doesn't specify why Taylor is leaving the show.