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Code Blue for Scrubs

...Uh oh, this isn't good news. ABC has decided to "double-up" on flailing sitcoms Better Off Ted and Scrubs: We're In Medical School Now For Some Reason. That's industry jingo-jango for airing two episodes instead of one each week, thus working through the ordered episodes faster, thus being able to dump the show more quickly. This makes it unlikely that either show will get renewed for another batch of episodes. A shame. [THR]

...Yesterday we heard about Awkward Situations for Men, a new comedy from an English guy or whatever. And today we look at something impending called Women Are Crazy, Men Are Stupid, a book-based comedy just greenlighted by ABC. So the same network is doing the whole awkward situations thing and the whole stupid thing and the whole crazy thing and basically we are going to be learning a lot of (funny) stuff about men and women from TV next year. Which is good, because who wants to actually, like, interact with people in order to learn stuff? No one, that's who! [THR]

...Here is a wonderful clip of the delightful TV and film actress Betty White dressed up as Santa and being funny on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. God bless this wonderful lady. [EW]

...Diane Sawyer debuted last night as the new anchor of ABC's Nightly News. The Times thinks she was brusque and to the point. Katie Couric said "Yeah, it was fine, but where's the zazz??" [NYT]

...OK, you might not care about this, but you should. A fellow named Chris Albrecht has just been named the head of cable payer Starz. Albrecht is the famous former HBO honcho who basically steered the network through its salad days—your Sopranos and Wire and Sex and the City years, specifically. So he's a big deal, and hopefully a huge coup for Starz. That mostly-ignored network has quietly been building a stable of original programming, and their biggest one yet, Spartacus: Blood and Sand, just got renewed for a second season before even airing. So we might want to brace ourselves for something big. Plus, you know, this news helps Albrecht distance himself from all that unpleasantness. (Not that he should be allowed to do that, because what he did was terrible. But separate of that, he is a talented premium channel runner. But, yes, still pretty much an awful person.) [Variety]

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If it had been Scrubs' Season 8, I would've been worried and disappointed, but we got a great finale out of it; Season 9's okay so far, but if they burn off the episodes and don't bring it back, it's really not a big deal for me.
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More Party Down, please.
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RAGGEEEEEEEEE!!!!!
Scrubs and BFT are 2 of my favorite shows on right now.
Sure the new Scrubs isn't perfect and with Braff leaving next week it can't get any better, but it's still hilarious anyway.
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They should cancel scrubs. ABC ruined that show completly.
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time for it to go
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let scrubs die as it should've a couple of years ago. RIP.
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I was waiting to be wheeled in for an endoscopy at my local hospital and all of a sudden they called a Code Blue on someone else who was in the process of the endoscopy procedure. How common is this? (My instincts tell me that I witnessed a 1 in 100,000 occurrence). Next time I get an endoscopy, should I use another facility? Or am I overreacting? This was quite traumatizing. (I have used this facility for six previous endoscopies with no problem.).
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sequoa no their not, CW shows get a little under 3 million, check ur facts b4 u say something and look like an idiot once again.
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NNNNNOOOOOO!!!!! I absolutely love Scrubs!!!! I have been watching this season and everyone is growing on me including Cole. I am enjoying it and want to see where Bill Lawrence can take the new cast. Again ABC screws up. They put it on the same night as CBS's highest rated dramas instead of maybe putting it on a Monday night to go against CBS's comedies. I wonder who really runs ABC because they have no clue!!!!
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That sound bad...



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yeah gotta go...even CW's numbers are better than these two shows..
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I love scrubs and all, but this new way they have it is just not Scrubs
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Doesn't sound good for Scrubs and Better Off Ted.
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I agree MrShotshot, it's time to let it go
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i like the idea of 2 scrubs a week, not cuz i hate the show, but cuz i love it so much i want more a week, even though this season isnt the best at all
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I love Scrubs. I always have and I always will, no matter how long they drag it out. I think their new cast is okay, and we will get used to it and grow to love them as long as we still get to see a lot of the old cast and all their crazy shenanigans. Like Turk and J.D's guy love and Dr. Cox's super long rants. But they need to get rid of the new lead blond girl. She's whiny, ditsy and just plain annoying. I like the rest of the new cast though, even Cole.
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I've liked Scrubs since the beginning, but moving it to ABC to get their ratings was a lame move on the network's behalf, could they not think of a show idea themselves? To me, Scrubs is the original cast, so I don't particularly like the new group, nothing against them, it's just not "Scrubs" to me. Better Off Ted is one of the BEST and funniest shows on tv right now. It sucks that ABC doesn't exactly know how to promote it. There's an opening on Wednesdays since Hank got cancelled and pulled from the schedule, so why not air it at 8/7c or mix the Wednesday lineup a little to fit in BOT since it's their "comedy night" or whatever. Lame ABC.
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I'm a huge Scrubs fan, but even I have to admit that it's time to let go.



As for Ted, it's the best comedy on television right now. Funny, though, whenever I talk about it with friends and colleagues, no one has even heard of it.
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Better Off Ted MUST STAY!!!
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Scrubs is a bit gay Not sure I like it anymore.
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scrubs should keep going.its improved so much and is awesome.
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