Jericho fans refuse to give up

If people fought for causes the way Jericho fans have fought for their favorite show, there would be world peace, no climate crisis, and smiles on the faces of children everywhere.

Well, that may be a stretch, but those who love Jericho are a devout bunch. They organized the feel-good story of 2007, plotting a save-the-show campaign that actually worked. Upon truckload after truckload of nuts delivered to CBS, the network lifted its cancellation order and brought the show back for a seven-episode second season.

Unfortunately, viewers still didn't tune in the way CBS hoped, and the show was once again put to rest.

But a little thing like that isn't going to keep Jericho fans down. They still believe there is plenty more Jericho left to be shown, even if it isn't on CBS. So what have they done now?

They've rented a billboard in Los Angeles.

The giant sign is located on Ventura Boulevard near Vineland and is in the form of a faux-real-estate sign basically stating that Jericho is for sale. It promises 6 million fans and lists the phone number of Jericho's production house, CBS Paramount, and a Web site for more information.

The sign was funded by donations from fans and went up earlier this week. It's expected to remain up for a month. And the kicker? CBS owns the billboard.

But Jericho fans aren't stopping there. They're taking the campaign to the next level and are attempting to buy television ads promoting their cause. The idea is to get ads up on Time-Warner Cable in Los Angeles in hopes that they'll catch a producer's eye who will then revive the show.

Interesting idea, but it's going to cost them. According to one of the organizers, the cost to get ads on the cable service is $6,500. But as of a few days ago, the fans were already more than halfway there.

What does everyone think? Inspiring story or time to let go?

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I have watched every episode of Jericho from the Pilot to Season 2 Episode 7(Finale) on TV and now on Syfy Channel. I'm still PO'ed that nothing has changed into getting this show back to where it once was. If CBS(Cant Broadcast for Crap)-but the other word) can't see they had Lost a big investment in canceling Jericho the Series then they should not be allowed to Air anymore shows. To be honest I don't really care if you think this post is Abusive, or if my account gets banned. I still have the 5th Amendment - Freedom of Speech. There will be others out there that feel the same way as I do, NUTS
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This is crap! I wanted to watch this show when I was in college, but I had to study all the time. Now that I can watch it online, I want to know WHY is was cancelled. Instead we have to watch CSI: NY and reality TV. It's terrible. Without LOST I would be LOST...and that's over next year! CBS needs to get it together and not cancel good shows for more of the same crap!
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I just discovered it over the Christmas holidays and bought both season 1&2 on DVD. What a great show! I really miss this type of quality. It has to come back hopefully with the same cast.
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we need to show back on Air. It has one of the best original stories ever.
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we need to show back on Air. It has one of the best original stories ever.
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Bring It Back or Release it on DVD :)
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Jericho was great, but the story is over I am glad it ended on a high. I hate it when they wring a shows neck and spoil it.
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We will miss Jericho.
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It was a Great Show. I became a fan late but followed the show to the end. I hope it's saved but if not I guess all great things come to an end.
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This has to be one of the greatest ever storylines. If we can help bring back Jericho then I am all for it.
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It would be so awesome to continue the Jericho Story. Every show was well made and I cannot understand why it is gone in place of so many other shows that are drivel. I hope SOMEONE brings it back!!



God bless!
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PLEASE SAVE THE SHOW, IT IS HONESTLY A GREAT SHOW AND NEEDS TO BE COMPLETED. THE WAY IT WAS LEFT ON THE BROADCAST ENDING AND ALTERNATE ENDING ON THE DVD IT STILL HAS SO MUCH MORE THAT CAN BE TOLD...
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I just found out Jericho was canceled please save it great show its not like all the other cop shows csi shows or reality shows it was fresh
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if you really want to get up CBS nose and have some power start buying there shares in a block that would help
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Keep the fight going we love it over here in Ireland
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Great ide ! I hope it works.. I love jericho, one of the best showes i've ever seen ! pleas save it !!!
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Dont forget there is a large international fan base, this show was excellent, why havnt the SCI-FI channel taken this series up? come on Jericho is MUCH better than Kyle XY
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I am so disappointed with CBS again, & again, & so on. When are these Networks going to learn. I am sick of the junk they try to force down our throats. Do they have any idea how many fans are watching re-runs, and dvd's of their fav. programs. No lets watch more reality shows, with judges dumber than fence posts, or how to shows, or maybe more Martha!!! Why can they run Soaps that have been on for 20+ yrs., and they can't keep a great show on for more than 5 minutes?? Fan Base, that's why, the Soap watchers would boycott everything, besides kill a few Execs., cause they can't get their fix!!!

It is time to boycott these no~it~all execs. and take our business elsewhere. Also contact the advertisers on these Networks, and tell them what you think, and you will not under any circumstances buy or use their products, AND FOLLOW THRU ON IT. Pick one Advertiser, don't buy their product for a month, with 6 million strong, they will feel it, and then move onto the next Advertiser, and so on and so forth. Don't spend your money, spend theirs, limit their cash-flow, they will definitely feel 6 million not buying Toilet Tissue, or Cereal, etc. Pick a highly used Product, that is used quickly, and re-purchased. The Accounting & Marketing Depts., will pick up on it in a hurry, numbers purchased are down, and so is Revenue!!! Have your family & friends join the fight as well. On one of the sites I use quite often, I complained to the provider, how every time you went to view something an Ad came on first, not much luck, Policy and all that Crap! I contacted the Advertisers, provided many proofs of purchase, mine, my sister's, my mom's etc., told them my buying days of their products where over, along with everyone else I was going to shout to the world about, got a great reply, and the ads were shown much less frequently, I mean they have got to earn money as well, bottom line is it WORKED!! Jericho, was well written, well acted, interesting, kept you on the edge of your seat, and hey guy's with the crap in this world, not totally far fetched. The show was thought provoking and made you really think, something most of us don't do often enough, exercise our brains!! On no don't do that, we might start thinking for ourselves, and the powers that be would have a real problem on their hands, a Revolution!!

Bring Jericho back, do it now, right this minute, and have it ready for this coming season, I am a customer & that is what I want, dam-it!! Give everyone a recap so the ones that haven't seen it, or like me, the memory isn't was it use to be, lol, can get caught up, and lets get on with it BOYS.

Hit them in the pocket book, that's the only thing these (***###%%) understand.

I want my show back. I only watch Jericho, Criminal Minds, and NCIS, nothing else worth watching.

So hurray for us, and lets do it again!!!!!!!



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damm, just found out it was canceled. i was so looking forward to the next season. please bring it back!! Jericho Rocks!
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go jericho ho jericho!
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Great idea! I hope it works! Wherever it moves I will follow!
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Come on SAVE JERICHO!!!

It's one of the best shows around. I'm sick of all the reality tv crap they put on, we need good dramas like Jericho and One Tree Hill.

SOMEONE SAVE JERICHO!!!
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Jericho has to be a close contender for my favourite show, if not first then definately second. I hope they bring it back, it had the perfect balance of action, drama and probably the best story ive seen so far in a tv show.
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I hope the dedication pays off and the show returns!
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Long live Jericho! Keep on fighting!
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Long Live Jerihco I Hope It Will Be Renewed..
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I loved Jericho as much as anyone else but after the ending of season 2, where can writers go from there? Think about it. All questions have been answered so I don't think it would be nearly as compelling.
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Go Jericho fans! Now, the Moonlight fans are on a mission as well to find a new home for our show. If you'd like to help save Moonlight, visit these sites:



www.moonlight-united

www.moonlightline.com

www.moonlightarmy.com
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This country needs a show like Jericho, it was one of my favz,how can they kill this show and yet the CW is trying to ressurect 90210, what the *#*!
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This show could go 4 good seasons, if really serious people were placed. Look @ 'boring' lost which has gone 4 seasons & they are one e same island ? ? ? BRING BACK JERICHO
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Inspiring, yes. Go Jericho fans-us Moonlight

fans hope we both succeed!
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Excellent effort. Bring Jericho back !
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the show Jericho is a fantastic show that needs a season 3 and beyond.

its smart funny and feels so real. the story pulls you in and never lets go!

it was something rare..... a good show the whole family could see and talk about.

now how meny show can still say that.



im so proud to be a jericho Ranger

and the people who make up the fandom are so nice, down to earth and fun!



:) lara from canada
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I'm with [b]tvssecondchild[/b] -- I like TV, but I'd like to think that I'm not [i]so[/i] obsessed with it that I would go to this level. Still, I have curiosity like anyone else, I'll be interested to see what happens...
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if any fan would gve like 20 bucks fo the show they would have 120 millionbucks tht would be enough to bring the show back and add extra S-efects
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I admire their dedication to bring back Jericho and if Lost was cancelled I am pretty sure millions and millions of Lost fans would have done something similar like this. I have never watched Jericho, but it must be a good show if its fans keep fighting for it.
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Wow, that's some dedicated fans.
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Any press is good press for Jericho. I started watching the show becuase of the news that the 1st campaign to save it was successful. Now I'm a fan. more attention means more viewers if successful. It's a great show that never got a chance.
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I think it's a brilliant idea- the fans taking the fate of the show into their own hands, instead of sitting by watching while networks slaughter great shows. It's inspiring and I hope it works. I think fans across the US should open our own network and save all the good shows that networks cancel and show them on our own network. I'd pay for that to happen!!
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Well I personally don't like Jericho, but well done to the fans for all their hard work & dedication.

I hope this turns out well.
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Some call this dedication, I call it obsessiveness. With this swelling surge of Jericho fans on the edge of their seat to get their beloved show back, I almost wonder if this effort wouldn't be better suited to a cause that actually helps people (funding breast cancer research, etc) but I suppose everyone needs a cause.
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This is great show, I hope this all will work and that we get this show back :)

In the Netherlands is Jericho since last week on tv!
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And by the way, the next logycall step is to create a web based network that broadcasts original content to the whole world (unlike cbs, hulu, nbc who only stream the shows to america because of copyright issues.) That way you get reliable rating for your advertisers, i.e number of hits the page had... but that's just me...
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I personally don't watch jericho since the 1st season. But you got to respect those who fight for what they love...

Hope they achieve their goals...
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I can think of better ways to spend that kind of money, but whatever. It likely won't work and if it does number me among the shocked.



Of course, if it does work, you can predict a wave of copycat maneuvers to try and uncancel other shows.
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I think if the put their mind to this they will make it happen.
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Wow, so much dedication. I love the show and I'm glad someone is doing something to try to keep the show alive. I just hope that all this wouldn't go to waste and Jericho comes back on air soon. PS I wouldn't mind if someone did this for Moonlight too.
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Not surprised. Renting a billboard is the next logical step when mailing food fails.
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I hope that Jericho returns. So let's do the math here. There are 6 million viewers(according to that ancient ratings system), which means that there are twice that amount all over the world. I don't watch tv, just to give you an idea. Nothing but net. And each episode of Jericho runs let's say 2.5 Million dollars. So, optimistically it'll cost 21 cents per user. Unoptimistically it'll cost 42 cents per user. So lets say half of these people are poor or don't believe in digital money, etc. So it may costs a dollar per person with a clue per episode. Tell me something, why don't the fans just start their own movie studio? I would pay to make tv shows that I like. In fact, I prefer it. Between that and the 4400 I'm more than motivated to stop watching the crap they keep pushing out to freakshow soccer moms. Can somebody tell me why we can't make this show ourselves? 6 million people have more capital than CBS or any other studio will ever have.
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