Terriers is Officially a Goner

... Add FX's Terriers to the list of shows that just couldn't find an audience despite critical acclaim. The network has canceled the show after just one season. Some say it went against the FX brand, others say it was too subtle. I say it didn't have enough zombies. [The Live Feed]

... Just to make it official: Dexter has been renewed for a sixth season. [Showtime via press release]

... The CW, which already has Superman-based Smallville and has toyed with the DC Comics universe, is looking to develop a show based on Raven, a half-demon female superhero. Raven would be a good fit on the network, which is already full of demons, superheroes, and sexy people. [Variety]

... PETA is mad at Sarah Palin because she killed a caribou on Sarah Palin's Alaska. Said PETA: "Sarah seems to think that resorting to violence and blood and guts may lure people into watching her boring show. But the ratings are as dead as the poor animals she shoots." Buuuuurrrrrnnn! [Fancast]

... Joel McHale won't be quitting his day job. The Community star has signed on for two more years of hosting The Soup, the only E! show that's remotely worth watching. [Deadline Hollywood]

... Supernatural fans have rallied and voted the show as the winner of TV Guide's first annual Fan Favorite poll, meaning stars Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles will grace the December 13 cover of the long-running TV magazine. Excellent! One more thing to put in my scrapbook! [CBS News]

... Starz is continuing to be a major player in the original programming department, adding 10 episodes of Magic City to its slate. The period drama is set in 1960s Miami as Fidel Castro comes into power in Cuba. Think The Sopranos in tropical shirts. [Deadline Hollywood]

... If you're looking for ABC's The Whole Truth, don't bother. ABC has pulled the show from its schedule, without saying whether it will finish airing the remaining episodes. [Broadcasting & Cable]

... An Oregon man has legally changed his name to "Captain Awesome" after the character from NBC's Chuck. What's his middle name, Subway Sandwich? [The Register-Guard]


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... Wow, who's running FX now? They didn't used to cancelled great shows, regardless of their ratings. How the hell can they leave us hanging out like that after that ending? I feel sorry for Donald Lodge - after "Life", he ended up once again on a solid show that couldn't get any respect... too bad.
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I will never understand PETA. They made a big deal out of a woman killing a caribou, the meat of which she'll use for food for her family during the winter, and yet they have the nerve to kill 85% of their adoptable dogs, cats, and other animals? Sheesh.
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Too bad Terriers' a goner. Great show, great characters.
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I'm really upset that Terriers is not going to be renewed. It was definitely a show I looked forward to watching each week. The writing was really well done and I loved all the characters in the show. How could you do this FX!!!!!
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"Subway Sandwich"? If you don't have something funny to say, just don't say anything.
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Yay Joel on the Soup for at least 2 more years thank you so much best news ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Go Supernatural!!! =D
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I am not sure how I feel about the guy changing his name to "Captain Awesome". I mean as an Oregonian myself it's a bit embarrassing to have our state recognized because of that. At the same time totally entertaining that someone would do that. As for Supernatural getting the cover sweet :D.
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This sucks! Terriers was a really good show. People didn't watch because they thought it was a show about dogs...! I blame the promoters for the complete stupid way the show was promoted before being aired. The commercials were just a dog. The people are stupid, of course they'll think it's about dogs. They would have been better off not even promoting the damn show. I am just so freaking sick of good shows getting whacked! Hey, I bet the idiot promoters actually got promoted, because that's how this stupid country works.
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I've yet to see Terriers. I don't think it's aired yet on any Canadian channels. But at least it will put an end to all those "watch it or else," "if you're not watching it you shouldn't be watching TV," etc. posts. Bullying isn't a good way to encourage people to watch a show.
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NOOOOOOO not terriers!!!!! i was really getting into that show :(
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I'm serious. I think we should all send a package of dog doodoo to the FX promotions department. They never had a clue what this show was actually about. Maybe if their offices smell bad enough they'll actually WATCH the show and find out. I'm done with FX. The president of FX came out yesterday in support of his marketing department. But who in their right minds thought this was a good name for this show. And here's the real irony. There WERE actually two dogs with prominent parts in the show. And NEITHER of them was a terrier. One was a bulldog or something, and the other was a dachshund.
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Unfortunately, there is absolutely no chance for Terriers. The very few times that a show has managed to avoid the ax, they have had rabid fans who were able to expand the base and create a lot of buzz and curiosity. That's impossible with Terriers (the best new show of 2010 by the way) because everybody that I've told about this great show thinks it's a reality show about DOGS!!! Look at the poster. It's a huge dog with two actors way in the background. Apparently the big poster at Studio City in Los Angeles was a poster of a DOG!!! So even if all of us fans started shipping dog poo to the execs at FX, nothing would come of it. I still think it's a GREAT IDEA, but it won't save the show, only demonstrate our anger at losing it. What we really need to do is demolish the FX studio and build an airport where it used to stand!
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FX needs to bring back Terriers!
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hahaha... Captain Awesome, that's hilarious!
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legally changed his name to captain awesome?! god he is mad... some things are not meant for real life... lol
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I resent the notion that The Soup is the only E! show worth watching. Chelsea Lately is the best show on that network.
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I agree Nagowteena, If i have to talk to him, i would never call him that. Luckly the odds are slim to none.
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I thought The CW had already found it's Smallville replacement in Blue Beetle. But Raven's good too. Will we see cameos from future Teen Titans? I'd like to see Beast Boy (Gar Logan), Starfire (Koriand'r) and Robin (Dick Grayson) join the already established (thanks to Smallville) Cyborg (Victor Stone) played by Lee Thompson Young
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I absolutely LOVE CHUCK, but to name yourself "Captain Awesome" is just ridiculous!
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Go Supernatural! :D
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Let me recap for you: the smartest/subtlest new show: Rubicon - CANCELED. The most "real" deep new show: Terriers - CANCELED. The funnest new show: Good Guys - as good as CANCELED. Way to go viewers, you have proven once again that the lowest common denominator is alive and well in TV land. In the words of a Ugly Americans' manbird: "suck my balls".
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Farewell to the Trickster and the Javelin Man

Great show, shame
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That what a crazy person do for his favorite show "captain awesome" i`m a fan but i dont know if i have chose that name anyway wow and for supernatural deserves it :)))
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I've watched only four episodes of Terriers so far, but from the very first episode I knew I would love it.
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Terriers is cancelled…?! WTF is wrong with those TV network executives…?!? Sooner or later all the good shows will be gone and all that's left will be Kardashians and Housewives and other celebrity "reality" crap…! :(((
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i just concern about dexter and terriers and supernatural, so happy for supernatural and dexter, but terriers really, why,it very very good show in all the ways ( thanx to the stup**ids for the cancellation) why this days the people concerned about watching zombies and superpower heroes? after all hope terriers gets saved
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Woo-hoo! Suprnatural is finally getting the exposure they deserve.
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Captain Awesome? That's stupid. Poor man...
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YAY for SUPERNATURAL!!! It's about time those two hotties got on the TV Guide cover! How many other shows have been on MULTIPLE times?!?!
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is TV run by morons? the answer is YES, most great shows get cancelled, stupid shows keep going, shows that lose the way after season 1 go for another 4
Maybe its not the shows fault if you dont promote it correctly, if you dont sell it worldwide you get less buzz on the net. Instead of cancelling the shows cancell the ppl in charge of promoting them correctly.
Hope Terriers gets saved and keeps going for a long time.
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Ah that sucks. I loved Terriers, it was really awesome. I hope the two main actors find something quick next though, because they are too good to not be on tv. Yeah for Dexter though! Also the Oregan man changing his name to 'Captain Awesome' is.....well, awesome!
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Really sad to see Terriers go. Best show this season. Bye, bye Terriers...
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tell me you love the terriers Tim! it was so good! but too low rates... of zombies!
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Craaaaaap! I LOVE Terriers! *tears* There should be a Save Terriers Sign-Up like there was for Chuck and other shows. Save it God Damn It! Couldn't another channel pick it up if it's "ill fitting" for FX??
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Had good times with you Terriers. Fare well.
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they canceled the excellent Terriers, how stupid. give it up for dumb execs at FX...
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omg raven, and good for the winchesters
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Gotta love Supernatural!
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Love Terriers! Shame!
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Excellent news about DEXTER
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Terriers: Well, at least we weren't left hanging. FX made a mistake. I would be thrilled if another network would pick it up.
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Awwww Terriers.
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I dunno, I watched 3 eps of Terriers and couldn't get into it...
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Yes, Terriers was pretty good but took too long to get its act together, almost half the season. I would have watched a second season, pity.
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NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!! Yet another series bites the dust. Terriers was great, had good potential. Dark Blue, Lone Star, Rubicon, Happy Town, The Border, The Gates... where will it end? The highway of cancelled shows is built on the tears of ardent fans :-(
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Poor Terriers :(
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Terriers was best thing that happened TV this year. Im really sad.
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I can't believe that person actually changed their name to Captain Awesome.
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It belongs on TNT. Pair it with "Leverage."
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