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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Jul 13, 2012
I LOVE THIS SHOW! So happy.
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May 16, 2012
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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May 16, 2012
"a box of wine" ? Are trying to kill your readers? :D
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May 13, 2012
Woohoo!! Love this show!
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May 13, 2012
Great news! This is an awesome show.
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May 13, 2012
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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May 12, 2012
Awesome news!!!!! Love this show.
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May 11, 2012
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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May 11, 2012
FANTASTIC !!! THIS SHOW IS GREAT!
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May 11, 2012
great...more smug self congratulatory humor
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May 11, 2012
Courtney Cox and her excessive plastic surgery affected face is the only thing that prevents me from watching this show.
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May 11, 2012
penny can!
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May 11, 2012
YAY! I love me some Cougar Town!
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May 11, 2012
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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May 11, 2012
Great news!
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May 11, 2012
Yay! I'm so happy! Now save Parks and Community!
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May 11, 2012
excellent news - TBS rocks
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May 11, 2012
I really hope it beats the tar out of whatever ABC replaces it with.
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May 11, 2012
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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May 11, 2012
Yay! I am very happy about his news :) That's really all I have to say
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May 11, 2012
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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May 11, 2012
Yay, So happy about this
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May 11, 2012
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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May 11, 2012
ABC is the stupidest network ever... it makes the worst decisions in canceling some really great shows...
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May 11, 2012
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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May 11, 2012
why couldnt they saved Kyle xy from Abc stupied exec oh why
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May 11, 2012
Because TBS doesn't air dramas.
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May 11, 2012
This made my day. ABC treated this wonderful show like crap.
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May 11, 2012
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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May 11, 2012
Yessss!
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May 11, 2012
yay!!! i;m glad we;re not done with the adventures of the cul-de-sac crew!!!!
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May 11, 2012
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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May 11, 2012
A big yay for TBS and a big Booooo for ABC.
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May 11, 2012
Abed's gonna be so happy!

P.S. loved the last episode's title Abed joke :)
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May 11, 2012
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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May 11, 2012
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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May 11, 2012
Time to pound some grape to celebrate!
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May 11, 2012
About the best news that could have happened for the show
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May 11, 2012
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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May 11, 2012
Abed will be thrilled!
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May 16, 2012
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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May 11, 2012
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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