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Cougar Town Is Renewed For Season 4... on TBS

Bad news first: ABC has canceled Cougar Town. Boo! Good news second: TBS has saved it. Yay! The cable channel will become the new home of the Courteney Cox-starring comedy, and has picked up the show for a 15-episode fourth season with an eye on early 2013 for the show's TBS debut.

Word of TBS getting involved in discussions to save the show broke last week as it became more and more apparent that its future at ABC was murky. The arrangement is currently only for one season, but could expand if TBS decides the experiment works. As part of the deal, TBS also snatched up the rights to air the first three seasons of Cougar Town in syndication. This is a best-case scenario, because if TBS hadn't stepped in, the show likely would have disappeared forever. Everyone wins!

With Cougar Town, TBS continues to expand its comedy presence with series that don't feature Tyler Perry's name. The network is debuting three new comedies this summer: Men at Work, Sullivan & Son, and Wedding Band.


Cougar Town is saved! Why not go drink a box of wine (and then leave some happy, drunken comments) to celebrate?



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I LOVE THIS SHOW! So happy.
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sometimes the show is awesome and sometimes it is just way too weird. they need to find the right balance for every episode to keep it going.
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"a box of wine" ? Are trying to kill your readers? :D
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Woohoo!! Love this show!
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Great news! This is an awesome show.
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Yaaaaay!! No need for Big Carl tonight. (Altough he is there for us in happy times as well, so what the heck - bring him over.)
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Awesome news!!!!! Love this show.
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Good for TBS - I love Cougar Town and all it's crazy characters. I really like that ABC renewed several of my fav shows, but hate that they messed around and cancelled GCB and Body of Proof. Oh, well, maybe someone else will pick them up...hope...hope....
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FANTASTIC !!! THIS SHOW IS GREAT!
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great...more smug self congratulatory humor
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Courtney Cox and her excessive plastic surgery affected face is the only thing that prevents me from watching this show.
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penny can!
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YAY! I love me some Cougar Town!
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HOLY MOSES ON A CRACKER! Cougar Town lives? That's awesome! Cougar Town on TBS means A) no title change for sure now; and B) is this Scrubs 2.0 all over again? Whateves, I'll take it anyway.
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Great news!
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Yay! I'm so happy! Now save Parks and Community!
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excellent news - TBS rocks
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I really hope it beats the tar out of whatever ABC replaces it with.
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ABC's loss of the lovable Crew (which also includes Busy Philipps, Ian Gomez, Dan Byrd, Brian Van Holt and Christa Miller) is TBS' gain.
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Yay! I am very happy about his news :) That's really all I have to say
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I'm glad the show's getting a fourth season, but I'm already worried about the ratings it'll get when it starts airing, I'm assuming TBS has to spend (and has spent, probably) some money on the show, and I don't see the people that watch it will move to the network who's only other show worth watching is Conan. Not to mention that the people that make Cougar Town has been discussing changing the name for the last two seasons, so I'm guessing they'll be doing that when the move happens. Meaning less people will even be aware that the show exists anymore.



The only thing I imagine it'll have going for it, is that it'll enter syndication with a potential fifth season, but I really can't imagine it'll get the ratings to get past that point.
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Yay, So happy about this
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Great... except for those of us without cable. Does TBS make its shows available online?
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Yes, but you have to log in using your satellite or cable account.
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I'm so happy but at the same time sad because as far as I know, I don't have TBS in Canada. :(
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ABC is the stupidest network ever... it makes the worst decisions in canceling some really great shows...
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I don't watch this show, maybe I should; but I know this will make Abed happy so it too makes me happy
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why couldnt they saved Kyle xy from Abc stupied exec oh why
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Because TBS doesn't air dramas.
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This made my day. ABC treated this wonderful show like crap.
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I've never heard about TBS before this whole story (I don't live in US), but thank you TBS.

Moving Target Penny Can survives!!
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Yessss!
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yay!!! i;m glad we;re not done with the adventures of the cul-de-sac crew!!!!
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Hell yes. This just made my week. Good riddance to ABC, it's horrible time slots, and it's lack of support.
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A big yay for TBS and a big Booooo for ABC.
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Abed's gonna be so happy!

P.S. loved the last episode's title Abed joke :)
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Woo hoo!! Now I will have my first reason to watch TBS! I am so glad to hear that it was picked up by them because I had just about given up hope.
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Hey, They Did It! I thought they were going to pull a Netflix on us. Good news though, very good news indeed.
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Time to pound some grape to celebrate!
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About the best news that could have happened for the show
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PENNY CAN!!! I'm with *rye06p. I've still loved season 3, but it's not quite as great as the first two, and I'm sure that was a bit of network pressure. Go TBS!!!
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Abed will be thrilled!
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They've move it from this show (because was so instable), they've injected him with "Inspector Spacetime", much more stable, the patient is more stable too.
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PENNY CAN!



Glad about the move, CT won't have to try as hard to be normal like S3 and can get back to S2 quirkyness!
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