Is Netflix Cancelling Shows Before People Have a Reasonable Amount of Time to Watch Them?
When Netflix cancelled Chambers earlier this month, was your first reaction, “Already?” Or, “What is Chambers?” And when it was announced that Santa Clarita Diet‘s latest season would be its last, was your initial response, “Wait, Season 3 came out?!” READ MORE & VOTE IN POLL
TV Q: Are Midseason Debuts Cancelled More Often Than Fall Launches? Or Does It Only Seem That Way?
At this time of year, when I go to report on broadcast-TV ratings, I will often look at the numbers for a midsession launch and wonder: “Why did they even bother airing this? Might simply running an inexpensive test pattern do nearly as well?” READ MORE
Are Netflix Cancellations Extra Painful for Fans, Due to Hidden 'Ratings'?
It’s bad enough to lose a quality sitcom such as One Day at a Time. But to never be given a chance to see the cancellation coming? That’s no laughing matter. READ MORE
Why Your Cancelled Favorite Show (Likely!) Won't Get a 'Wrap-Up Movie'
“I hope we get a wrap-up movie!”
“There had better be a two-night wrap-up movie!”
“Surely the producers will appease us with a great wrap-up movie.”
Such is the mantra of many a fan of a TV show that gets cancelled READ MORE
TV Ratings: Everything You Wanted to Know, But Were Afraid to Ask
When the month of May rolls around each year and the broadcast networks brace to unveil their rejiggered lineups for the fall, panic ensues among both those who consume TV and those who aim to make money from it. READ MORE
52 Cancelled Shows That Came Back (Yet Shouldn't Give You False Hope)
At this difficult time of year, as underperforming TV show after underperforming TV show gets dragged to the woodshed, one could find solace in the fact that the dead sometimes do rise again.
But should you find comfort in that? READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS
TV Q: Are Cancelled Favorites Actually 'Replaced by Reality-TV'? (Answer: No)
Hey, we all want someone to blame when something goes awry. And at this time every year, consumers of TV are quick to carp that their favorite scripted show — be it Limitless, The Family or Game of Silence — got cancelled “because of reality-TV.” The numbers, however, indicate READ MORE