Clean House Cancelled
It’s house-cleaning time for the major networks as the cancellation ax falls in order to make for new additions in the fall.
Some shows, such as NBC’s “State of Affairs” and “Constantine, ” have been off the air so long that it feels they’d already been cancelled. But the formal notice falls just as hard even when if it is long expected.
Among the big four networks, NBC got out the largest broom on Friday, a sign of the struggle it had this year with new series. “Marry Me, ” “About a Boy, ” “One Big Happy” joined earlier casualties “A to Z” and “Bad Judge.”
On the drama side, “Constantine” and Katherine Heigl’s comeback vehicle, “State of Affairs, ” were formally terminated, as was “Allegiance” earlier in the year. The bell is also expected to ring soon for another drama, “American Odyssey.”
NBC was in the same boat that ABC was last year when it scrapped “Suburgatory, ” critical darling “Trophy Wife” and a slew of other weak performers.
However, nowadays there are many more options for relocating TV shows if they still have a pulse with some core demo. And now that creatives have easy access to converse with fans via social media, “save this show” efforts can spread like wildfire.
There was instant chatter about “Constantine, ” based on the DC Comics “Hellblazer” property, relocating to another network.
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Fox’s “The Following” is rumored to be making the digital rounds, but speculation about Hulu making a play is offbase, say sources. The Kevin Bacon starrer came out strong in its first season in 2013 but faded fast in season two and never recovered.
Hulu is in negotiations to rescue “The Mindy Project” from the cancellation heap. Fox opted to pull the plug after three seasons. But reruns of the show starring Mindy Kaling has been a strong performer for Hulu, which licensed the rights from producer Universal TV. That gives Hulu a strong incentive to pick up more episodes. And certainly Universal TV wants to keep going for at least one or two more seasons to bring the total number of episodes produced closer to 100 vs. the 65 or so at this point.
Beyond “Mindy, ” the landscape for new comedy series was brutal this season as only a few freshman series went the distance. ABC was the notable exception with “Black-ish” and “Fresh Off the Boat” coming out of the box strong. ABC’s “Cristela, ” however, was among the casualties. ABC also threw in the towel quickly last fall on comedies “Selfie” and “Manhattan Love Story.”
ABC dramas “Forever” and “Resurrection” also failed to live up to their titles and came to an end during the past season.
CBS had hard times with first-year laffer “The McCarthys” and “The Millers, ” the latter of which got a quick hook last fall only weeks into its second season.
Freshman drama “Battle Creek” came on in midseason with a strong pedigree — it came from showrunner David Shore and “Breaking Bad” creator Vince Gilligan — but it wasn’t strong enough to overcome middling ratings.
Fox’s other cancellations this season included “Backstrom, ” the offbeat dramedy starring Rainn Wilson, and comedy “Mulaney, ” which folded in February. Fox also had the biggest reality flame-out of the year with “Utopia.” The series that sent a group of strangers off onto a ranch to build their own society was envisioned as airing for a full year but managed only a few weeks until the social order crashed.What does phase mean? How to talk to anyone 62 little tricks? What does arnold press work? What does it mean if your creatinine is high? What is the meaning of the word equity? What does maru mean in japanese? What does cocain do to your body? What does boo boo kitty meaning slang? What is csa? How to compute tips inflation adjusted yield? What are knowledge workers? How to start a podcast? What level does misdreavus evolve? how do you microwave hamburger helper without meat How to get meals on wheels? Card trick central how many tricks? What is a food desert? What does pedigree mean? How to do yoyo tricks on youtube? How long to steam green beans? How to get a stripped screw out of wood? How to make period stop immediately? How to sleep with lower back pain and sciatica? What does skin cancer look like? What are pink sheets stocks? What does merry christmas mean? How to dye tips of hair blonde dreadlocks? what does mother little helper mean How to train your cat tricks? What does it mean to infer? Tips on how to grow grass? where does helper t cell fit in the immune flow chart What does amazon do with returns? What is wi fi meaning? What are chintz? What does best regards mean? What does zaddy mean? How long to grill chicken tenders? How to photoshop on iphone? How to make arroz con leche? What does inoculated mean? What is the meaning of 2nd corinthians? How to find sim card number? How to teach a bengal cat tricks? What are horoscopes? What time does the basketball game come on tonight? What does discombobulated mean? Effective sales tips when you are afraid to talk to someone? How to calculate gdp deflator? What tips do you have for pat to become a more effective and active listener during an interview? What does set as default mean? Tips and tricks how to apply vinyl to outdoor sign? how to pay a day helper for the elderly What does mutually exclusive mean? What does ltl mean? What is a vole? how is justin’s immune system affected by a deficiency in t-helper cell How many skateboard tricks are there? Tips on how to whistle? How to contact paypal? What is diphenhydramine? What does connected without internet mean? What does cuando mean in spanish? Why are geese so mean? How to take off fake nails? What does amendment mean? Magic tricks revealed how to make someone disappear? How to get more energy? What are antioxidants? What does terminal mean? What type of arrow tips do you use at a range? 100 cotton that's why i picked it meaning? How to brush cats teeth? What time does unemployment open? How to kill? How to get rid of blood clots? why would my ip helper be disabled? What is burlesque? How to make an egg wash? What does tylenol look like? How to learn juggling tricks fast? What is binary? how to upload helper files to r shiny how to summon helper elden ring What are voles? how to add opening hours in structured data markup helper How to make dumplings for chicken and dumplings? What is the meaning of trade mark? Where y'at meaning? How did the treaty of versailles lead to ww2? How to solve 4x4 rubik's cube? What is the meaning of convoluted? What does optional mean? How to take care of a money tree? What does cologuard test for? How to get sense of taste back? How to watch boss baby 2 family business? what google chrome helper What material are pipette tips made of?