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Showtime Cancels United States of Tara

... Cable channel Showtime has canceled United States of Tara, the comedy-drama starring Toni Collette. In its third season, the show had been averaging 326,000 viewers, considerably down from 558,000 viewers last season. [Deadline Hollywood]

... But it wasn't all bad news at Showtime. Nurse Jackie and The Borgias were renewed for fourth and second seasons, respectively. The Borgias has been particularly impressive, outperforming the best season of The Tudors in just its first season. [Deadline Hollywood]

... ABC continues to play the name game, changing the title of the upcoming fall drama Good Christian Belles to G.C.B.. The show's original title was Good Christian Bitches, but naturally, someone had a problem with that. ABC also changed the name of Don't Trust the Bitch in Apartment 23 to the way-too-tame Apartment 23, completely taking the bite out of it. The irony of all this is that all this was accomplished by bitching about the names. Bitch! [Variety]

... BBC America is bringing Chris Hardwick's popular Nerdist podcast to TV. Nerdist, in which geek culture is discussed by dorky luminaries, will be turned into a panel talk show featuring celebrity guests. [THR]

... Just so you know, Ashton Kutcher's deal to star in Two and a Half Men is only one-year long. But that could all change depending on how much you, yes you, watch. [Wall Street Journal]

... It's a good thing Supernatural was already renewed, because Friday's finale really disappointed in the ratings. Only 2.1 million people watched, for a crummy 0.8 rating in the adult demo, down 20 percent from the last original episode that aired. Were you guys too busy stocking up on canned goods to prepare for the Rapture? Who's gonna eat all that Chef Boyardee now? [Deadline Hollywood]


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I just found the U.S.T. on Netflix! How stupid that t got canceled! They should of done better PR and got the word out about the show.... Also, Lie to me was really good! It seems to me that the shows that were actually worth watching got canceled! How do we get them back! lol
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No Way!! they cancelled Tara!! why do they always cancel the interesting shows!?! im just getting over that Lie To Me was cancelled : (
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Bring Back Tara!
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i liked "united" a lot, on the other hand i cant believe nurse jackie is still on

i love ppl saying "im not watching XXX" when.. you dont know how its going to be yet, if 2 and 1/2 ends up being good, watch it, we dont want it gone because of dumb ppl like you.
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Supernatural got bad ratings because it got bumped for sports in Chicago and the Chicagoland area. Also when it did air on Sunday it got interrupted twice with weather alerts.
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nothing newsworthy
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ABC should have left the name of the show to GOOD CHRISTIANS **** people would have watched the show, but the first change to Belles I dont think so now to G.C.B potnetial viewing just drop again
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I think they strayed too far into the kids the last two seasons. Especially the current one. The interplay with Tara and her husband was the really good part of the show. The rest was so much space filler. Maybe another channel will pick it up for another season.

Nurse Jackie is not all that hot. They are losing site also of what made them a hit to begin with.
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same as james should of just ended it but oh well can't blame them for trying to get another season out of it. csi vegas needs to end as well. ever since the boss left it turned to crap. langston has way to much focus and is very boring to watch.
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I'm definitely not watching Two and a Half men anymore. Frickin' end it!
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If Tara isn't even getting a million viewers I'm surprised it wasn't cancelled before!
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NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!! I love Tara... I am so disappointed. I love Nurse Jackie too, but USofT was the reason I subscribed to Showtime in the first place.
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While I think that United States of Tara is one of the better shows on television right now, I can see the logic in cancelling it. The first season was amazing, and the second saw quite a drop off. The current third season had some potential, but it is just too scatterbrained (imagine that!), and even this far in I am uncertain what it's all about. If there was a story to tell, it probably could have (and should have) been told in one or two seasons. I just hope they are able to bring the series to a satisfactory conclusion.
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Yay Nurse Jackie!!
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united sates of tara should not be canceld
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While "Tara" is clearly the superior show to the treading in shallow water "Nurse Jackie" (the plot hasn't moved an inch from where last season ended and Peter Facinelli's "Coop" has become a completely ridiculous character. The only reason left to stay with this show is Merritt Wever). "Tara"'s numbers simply did not merit renewal. There isn't a single show on cable that would have gotten a renewal with numbers that putrid. Which is why the system they use to generate the numbers needs to be changed. Why doesn't someone in advertising wake up? Toni Collette, John Corbett, Brie Larson, Rosemary DeWitt, and Keir Gilchrist (that's a pretty fantastic cast) have been my favorite dysfunctional family on television so this cancelation really blows.
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Jackie should get cancelled not Tara! That's not fair. The story in nurse jackie has so much potencial to be an awesome show but what they are making out of it is just mediocre. i still like the show though. but i really loved tara. this cancellation is so undeserved like the terriers cancellation.
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Darn. UST was such a brilliant show. I enjoyed the quirkiness and open-mindedness of the family members. Toni Collette deserved all the praise she got for her performance. Hopefully we'll see Brie Larson in great roles soon. She is such a bubbly personality. And I really hope there is at least some closure at the end of this season instead of a cliffhanger, because the story has just picked up some pace. I would hate to see the show end without getting some answers about Tara's past.
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GCB? Really? That is just stupid.
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Sigh... I love United States of Tara! :( I hope they knew about this before filming the final episodes, so we can at least get a little closure.
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I just don't know what to think of execs and their mental process!
Tara gets the dump, and a piece of sh%& like nurse jackie stayson.
Tara is excellent in so many facets, besides the superb acting that jackie lacks!!!!
And Falco is not a comedy actress as she is portrayed!
Thank god for torrents!!!!
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Showtime screwed that up in my opinion, should've kept UST and canceled the other two. I hope Brie Larson does more movies now though. Of course they had to change Good Christian B****es but honestly that title was right on for some women i know......... I don't like Ashton Kutcher so i'm still not going to watch Two And A Half Men. been a huge fan of Supernatural from the beginning, but i didn't like this season.
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I think the reason why SPN lost ratings is cos they skipped a week due to Lameville's finale (Yes, I'm really clever, and not at all 12)
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Soooo upset about TARA! I love that show! I don't get Showtime so I have been purchasing it on DVD. I've turned quite a few friends and family members on to it. They should really give it another shot and see if it can increase in the ratings. Maybe they could make a movie or something. This cast and story are too good to waste. At the very least I want it wrapped up satisfyingly. Still bummed it's going though. Maybe HBO or Starz could pick it up. Please hear our cries someone! ;)
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ARE YOU KIDDING ME! One of the best shows on television this year!!!
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I can't believe they are cancelling The United States of Tara. I just starting watching it and I am still catching up on past seasons. I figured that if it made it into it's 3rd season that it would be on for a while.
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it will be finished over the summer
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United States of Tara???!?!?! NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!! That show is genius!!! Will they at least get to finish this season?
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