ABC had backed themselves right into a corner. The early returns on the adaptation of Harold Robbins' The Survivors (as it was billed) were not good. The network had gotten a full season commitment from Universal for the series, but, by the holidays, it was decided to shelve The Survivors, leaving only co-star George Hamilton, for a new series to rise from the ashes.
Unfortunately, while Paris 7000 sounded like a nice idea, it was saddled with the stigma of the Survivors debacle.
To be perfectly honest, I didn't even know this show existed until I read an entry in a reference book I keep at my desk. Hadn't seen anything on it online until tonight. Hence, no rating. We'll leave you with the intro: