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TV Extensions, Renewals and Cancellations (11/16)

Walking Dead

Here’s an update on the shows you will and won’t be seeing in the months to come:

CANCELLATIONS

  • Dark Blue (TNT)
  • Jonas L.A. (Disney)
  • Rubicon (AMC)

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‘Big Shots’ (Temporarily?) Pulled Off Schedule

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Drama, Prime Time, ABC, Announcements,

Big ShotsWhile most studios would be willing to beg, borrow or steal for any fresh material they could get nowadays, has elected to shelve some of its original programming. 

Instead of airing the three remaining episodes of , the Alphabet Network will run repeats of in its Thursday 10 PM time slot.  Effective immediately.

Had ABC simply canceled Shots after its horrible pilot, I wouldn’t have cared less.  But why stop now?  The November sweeps period is already over; ratings don’t matter.  The network should at least throw a bone to the show’s few fans instead of robbing them during the holidays.

And I thought it was the Grinch that stole Christmas…

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CBS Takes the Thursday Ratings Win

Although the introduction of ‘Seinfeld Vision’ helped the premiere of 30 Rock, it didn’t do do much for the network.  CBS took Must See Thursday—followed by ABC, NBC, FOX and CW.

8pm
30 Rock

  • (14.1 million, 4.4/13 in 18-49 demo) took the hour in both viewers and the key demographic group.
  • ABC’s (9.8 million, 3.4/10) saw a loss of over 1 million viewers this week, while (8 million, 3.4/10) lost 1/2 as much.
  • Emmy-award winning (7.4 million, 3.4/9) saw a 53% viewer increase from last season’s finale.


9pm

  • Although (20.8 million, 6.3/16 in key demo) lost 16% of last week’s viewers, it still took the crown from Grey’s.
  • (18.1 million, 7.4/18) also saw a loss in viewers but remained dominant in the 18-49 demo.
  • A million less viewers saw Pam and Jim outed in this week’s episode of (8.5 million, 4.5/11).


10pm

  • (14.5 million, 3.8/11) lost 13% of last week’s audience and narrowly won in the key demos.
  • (9 million, 3.7/10) was down 1 million this week; (8.7 million, 3.7/10) was down from it’s 11.1 million premiere.

 

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This Week on TV (9/24-9/30)

Heroes Masi Oka

 

MONDAY (9/24)
  • Chuck (NBC, 8pm):  Series premiere
  • Dancing With the Stars (ABC, 8pm):  Special 1.5 hour season premiere.  Let’s start placing bets now!
  • How I Met Your Mother (CBS, 8pm):  Mandy Moore guest-stars in the season premiere.  Also,  what will happen to Ted and Robin?
  • The Big Bang Theory (CBS, 8:30pm):  Welcome the reunion of Roseanne’s Darlene and David.
  • Two and a Half Men (CBS, 9pm):  Season premiere
  • Heroes (NBC, 9pm):  Season premiere.  Rumor has it someone could be leaving the show very soon.
  • Rules of Engagement (CBS, 9:30pm):  Season premiere
  • The Bachelor (ABC, 9:30pm):  Special 1.5 hour premiere.  Apparently Brad Womack has a twin brother.  Am I the only one wondering if they traded places during the show?
  • Journeyman (NBC, 10pm):  Series premiere
  • CSI: Miami (CBS, 10pm):  Season premiere

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