Sit Down, Shut Up shoved out

With a voice cast that boasts Jason Bateman, Will Arnett, Kristin Chenoweth and several other big names, and a showrunner with Arrested Development on his resumé, Fox had high hopes for its new animated comedy Sit Down, Shut Up. Well, looks like those hopes are dashed.

Fox has rescheduled its Sunday night programming block, flunking Sit Down, Shut Up to the 7 p.m. slot after only two episodes in the plush post-Simpsons pre-Family Guy space. The show's premiere two weeks ago only slightly disappointed, but the second episode raised the red flag at Fox. Viewers bolted after The Simpsons and returned for Family Guy, making Sit Down, Shut Up look quite the chump.

Good ol' King of the Hill will reclaim its 8:30 p.m. slot moving forward.

In sadder news, The Cartoon Network has decided to end Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends after six seasons. The Emmy-winning show, from Powerpuff Girls creator Craig McCracken, will end with a 12-episode marathon (seven favorite episodes plus the final five episodes) on May 3 from 1-7 p.m.

I guess this is what happens when The Cartoon Network (emphasis on "Cartoon") decides to add reality programming to its slate. It's a crying shame I say!

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I miss Foster's. I can't believe stupid CN wants to add REALITY shows to the channel. They may as well add The Jersey Shore! >:(
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Aw well, it's not easy going up against the 2 longest running animated series of all time (Simpsons and King) and Family Guy isn't going anywhere until (maybe) 2012.
It beat around the bush story wise and you can only take gay jokes so far.
Miracle was hot :)
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*sigh*
Foster's ended. KoH is going to end. CN is becoming something ugly. Nothing good on TV. Thank gosh that SDaSU is getting bad ratings though. It is lame.
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um i thought SDSU was actually pretty hilarious in parts, more so the second episode than the first
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I knew that SDSU was going to die quickly. (Nothing ever lasts on FOX)



add another one to Clerks the series, Mission Hill, The Oblongs, and God the Devil and Bob.
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SDSU is really stupid I barely made it through half of the first episode. Glad King gets its old spot back.
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It is a shame. I love Foster's and no reality show will ever be worth it!
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SDSU wasn't even funny, it was just bad.
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I didn't even know Foster's wasn't done already, but I still like it and it will be cool to see new episodes again, for the last time.
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Honestly, I thoughtoster's was already over.



And why did Fox bother moving King of the Hill anyway?
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There are so many good cable channels who are adding reality shows to there lineup when they shouldn't be there in the first place. First you had Music Television showing everything but music videos, American Movie Classics turning into AMC, TVLand fleeing from clasic TV, and now Cartoon Network won't have cartoons on it. What is wrong with this picture?!
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no. cartoon network is CARTOONS. NOT. REALITY. T.V. this is HORRIBALE! i dont have a problem with live action on cartoonnetwork as long as they are cartoon-ish. they should brodcast to there entire veiwing aduence that they want a vote on the what shows are most wanted back! i say that people should start writing to the people who pick what show go on and tell them what it is that they want on!
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Its so sad to see Foster's end this was one of the only shows I watched on Cartoon Network.
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Fans can only hope the "Foster's" finale marathon can bring the ratings. Unfortunately, the first of the five new eps is head-to-head with separate "Phineas and Ferb" eps on Disney Channel and Disney XD and whatever marathon is on Nicktoons Network. Of course, Cartoon Network doesn't have anything worth watching nowadays, other than the average-rated "Chowder", which is probably their only quality series airing right now. "Waggytoon"
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You could see Cartoon Network canceling Foster's alrady for nearly a year. That show is rarely shown anymore. At least they're giving it a proper ending by showing a series finale.
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Arrested Development is my favorite show of all-time, so I decided to give SD,SU a chance. It lasted about 3 minutes, which is 2 more minutes than I would've given it had it not be ran by Mitch Hurwitz. Absolutely terrible.
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This was my favorite show on the Cartoon Network ! I can't believe this is happening :( Well all shows have to end I guess :(
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Seriously tv.com, you're WAYYY behind the ball. Cartoon Network has had live-action programs on the slot for a while now. Stop acting like such a know it all.
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I didn't realize that Sit Down, Shut Up had premiered yet. Way to advertise that Fox.
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I had honestly never even heard of these shows until reading this article.
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Jittery networks, reason number 2 on why I'm not watching any new shows until they have a full season and a half, maybe two before I invest my time. Too many shows over the years cut down with just a season or less airing and new conclusion to their storyline, unless fan sites stories count. Networks are creating their own decline.
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Can't really say Foster's was canceled. Other than classic CN toons like PPG & Dexter, current popular shows end at around 78 half-hour episodes. Only current CN toons I like are Ben 10 Alien Force and Chowder. What?!? Live-action shows from CN??
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Sit Down, Shut Up is one of the stupid shows I ever saw get aired. Maybe if they had used the same animation as simpsons or family guy, but no they get the gayest animation possible. Can't wait for it to get the boot permanently.
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sit down and shut up isn't even funny im shocked it got picked up to start with and cartoon network a sell out so is scifi channel i think i will give up tv after supernatural is over
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Sit Down Shut up only had 2 episodes and they put it on the back burner? Why even make new shows if your not even going to give them a chance. And honestly when was th first time King of the Hill was even at all entertaining?
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I really wish they had not cancelled King, And I wish they would give Sit Down more of a chance, I actually liked Foster, I like falling asleep to cartoons cause of the noise. pretty good show.
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I expected that from NBC but Fox! ARRRRR this show was funny.
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Quite frankly, I'm surprised Fox kept it on the air at all. This is definitely the weak link in their Sunday animation block. At least "Family Guy" and "American Dad" don't mistake "offensive" for "edgy." I really think the creators should have taken the show's title as advice to themselves.
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King ot the hill on 8:30 again,mmm mmm mmm! Sweet justice! And uh sucks for fosters,it ahd a good run.
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Thank god. King of the Hill deserves to be on at 830 for their last 3 eps.
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I quit sit down shut up half way through the second episode. I love Arrested Development but this was nothing close.
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ugh, guess i can look forward to lots of reruns until another show wins my son's attention. at least he owns them all on itunes so there will still be some diversity.
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Wow, cartoon network get's a MTV makeover, glad I was a kid when cartoon network was at it's prime.
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finally Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends was so annoying, glad it's ending
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Seems like Cartoon Network is getting the MTV treatment.
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Foster's Home was sadly the last decent cartoon remaining on CN. I'm not sure I understand why they're distancing themselves even further away from what made them great in the first place: cartoons.
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NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO (for fosters)
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