The Twilight actor starred in the TV drama, about a U.S. Army soldier on a secret mission in Africa, but bosses of TV network NBC cancelled it after one season, which ended in America on Sunday (28Jun15), due to poor ratings.

Facinelli took to to thank fans, writing, "Big thanks to all the fans of #AmericanOdyssey. We aren't getting renewed for season 2 But season 1 was a great ride - much love."

His co-star Jake Robinson adds, "I wanted to thank all the incredible fans of #AmericanOdyssey it's hard to say goodbye to this wonderful show and it's (sic) stupendous fans" while actor Treat Williams posts, "American Odyssey has been a great experience... Thank you NBC for the gig."

Creator Peter Horton also commented on the news, suggesting the show would have fared better on a cable TV channel.