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'Mob Wives Chicago' got whacked

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Another Chicago-based TV show didn't make the cut.

"Mob Wives Chicago," the Midwest spin-off of the New York original will not a see second season, a VH1 spokesman confirmed with the Sun-Times' Lori Rackl.

"Mob Wives Chicago" debuted in June and ended its 11-episode run in August. It followed the finger-pointing, hair-pulling, name-calling exploits of five local women whose ties to organized crime are tenuous compared to the Staten Island cast.

Last season on New York's "Mob Wives," the ex-husband of star Renee Graziano, whose sister Jennifer Graziano produces the franchise, wore a wire that helped send Graziano's father back to prison.

The Chicago version didn't have nearly as much drama -- or viewers. New York, which returns for a third season in January, boasted ratings three times as high as the 500,000 or so who tuned in for Chicago's Sunday night episodes on VH1.

Similarly, Chicago-based "Boss" was cancelled, "The Mob Doctor" has been suspended and "Chicago Fire" is hanging on by a thread.

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