The 11 Biggest Bubble Shows of 2013: Will They Be Renewed or Canceled?

With the broadcast networks' Upfront presentations only a couple weeks away, some of you might be biting your nails down to stubs while nervously awaiting the fate of some of your favorite TV shows. There will be pain involved; some of your most beloved series will be canceled. It's inevitable. But some of them will also narrowly escape death and come back for another season!

Yes, these are the broadcast programs known as Bubble Shows. They're currently floating somewhere between renewed and canceled, their fates still to-be-determined. Now that we've put together our list of show statuses in our 2013 mega-guide to what's been renewed and what's been canceled, we thought we'd take a closer look at the season's 11 most intriguing bubble shows and offer up our predictions on whether they'll be back or not. 


Note: This list only includes series on the five major broadcast networks.



Go On

The Situation: Remember that great start Go On had? Its first "regular" episode (read: one that didn't follow the Olympics) drew more than 9 million viewers! That post-Olympics episode? A whopping 16 million viewers! And the Season 1 finale? *Price is Right losing sound* Just 2.67 million viewers. What the heck are you supposed to do with that kind of track record? 

Surprisingly, keep it. With 30 Rock and The Office Audi-5000, NBC's once-great Thursday-night comedy block is thinner than a chocoholic at an Ex-Lax factory. The network can't gamble with a comedy block where three out of the four shows are new (assuming Parks and Recreation returns), so it needs reliable comedies. And since NBC doesn't have any reliable comedies AT ALL, it should rely on the next best thing: star power! Matthew Perry is still a star, right? Yeah, he'll do in a pinch, which is where NBC is. A vice, more like it. 

Our Guess: Go On comes back for Season 2 but moves to Thursday nights because there's no other spot for it, and NBC has its worst Thursday-night comedy block ever.

UPDATE: Go On has been canceled.




Happy Endings

The Situation: The situation is not good! Despite being one of the best comedies on broadcast TV, Happy Endings can't seem to catch a break. Scattered scheduling (it's currently airing on Fridays), confusing scheduling (several episodes have aired out of order), and stupid scheduling (in the fall, it aired on Tuesdays opposite two other sitcom blocks, when it should've been part of ABC's powerful Wednesday block) have done little to help the show's cause. ABC isn't even trying to hide fact that it's in danger. And its back-to-back episodes last Friday, which probably no one knew existed, drew 0.6 ratings in the 18-49 demo. 

Despite that, there's reasonable optimism to be had! This is a reliable comedy that hits all right buttons that networks typically look for. It skews young, it's got that sought-after Friends thing going on, and its talented cast is primed for stardom. Happy Endings is a possible Cougar Town-to-TBS situation in the making, and but one that makes even more sense—especially since USA has already expressed interest.

Our Guess: It didn't work on ABC, but it USA will pick it up and give it the treatment it deserves.

UPDATE: Happy Endings has been canceled.




Hannibal

The Situation: This late entry to NBC's schedule came wrapped in critical praise and lots of positive buzz. After surprisingly retaining much of its premiere audience for Episode 2, the numbers for last week's fourth episode (which was technically Episode 5) dropped considerably, to just 2.4 million viewers. The show has also generated some controversy; creator Bryan Fuller pulled an episode, fearing its reception given "the current climate of the country" which was still reeling from the Boston Marathon bombings and Sandy Hook shootings, and a NBC affiliate in Salt Lake City has deemed it too violent and is refusing to air it.

But the show has vocal fans, a great name behind it in Fuller, and what looks like a ton of potential. With only five of NBC's dramas returning (so far), there's plenty of room on NBC's schedule for Hannibal. But all five of those shows are either generically appealing (Chicago Fire, Law & Order: SVU, Revolution) or have earned their way onto the schedule over multiple seasons (Grimm, Parenthood). Hannibal doesn't fit into either category, and a renewal—which the show has earned through quality—would be a big ask. 

Our Guess: Hannibal should be back, but maybe not on NBC. If the Peacock passes on the drama, which is a distinct possibility, Hannibal and its affordable cast and sought-after creator would be a fantastic fit on Netflix, where it could fill the horror void Hemlock Grove failed to satisfy.




Nashville

The Situation: This country-music drama didn't sizzle like ABC hoped it would, but it's done a remarkable job of holding onto a steady audience (after drawing just under 7 million viewers in its second episode, Nashville has reliably wavered between 5 million and 6.5 million viewers). The show has retained a lot of its quality, too, keeping its relationships complicated without resorting to anything too insane, like a hot-air balloon crash or a shooting at a Rayna James concert. 

Normally a 1.8 rating wouldn't be something to party over, but 10pm series are taking a beating these days and the ratings bar has been lowered substantially. Add to that the opportunity to make some extra change off soundtrack sales, and I think Nashville is ready for an encore. Plus, who in their right mind would say  no to Connie Britton? 

Our Guess: It returns for a second season, and stays put on Wednesdays. 

UPDATE: Nashville has been renewed.




Nikita

The Situation: The CW has stuck with this action thriller maybe longer than it should have; Season 3 is averaging just over 1 million viewers per episode, down about a third from Season 2. But that's understandable since it airs on Fridays and lost Supernatural as its scheduling partner. 

Saying goodbye to the show for good makes the most business sense, but The CW would be smarter to let it say goodbye on its own terms, just as it did with Gossip Girl this season. We're not asking for much, just half a season to say goodbye.

Our Guess: The CW does the right thing and gives Nikita a 13-episode final season in the fall.

UPDATE: Nikita has been renewed.




Vegas

The Situation: With a cast that includes Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie Anne Moss, and Jason O'Mara, this drama from Goodfellas writer Nicholas Pileggi seemed like the next long-running CBS series. But a sluggish start forced CBS to move it over to Fridays, where a recent episode grabbed a CW-esque 0.8 rating among adults, despite drawing an audience north of 7 million. That is not good, people. 

CBS's main concern should be getting younger, and the adventures of Old Cowboy Bob in the 1960s aren't going to cut it. The series that took Vegas's original Tuesday spot, Golden Boy, has been performing slightly better (though most of that is by virtue of airing on Tuesdays instead of Fridays) and ultimately, if either series returns, it'll probably be Golden Boy.   

Our Guess: Vegas gets buried in a shallow grave in the desert. Related: Golden Boy has a 50/50 shot of coming back, but CBS would be better off giving a new series a shot.

UPDATE: Vegas has been canceled.




Community

The Situation: Welcome back to the bubble, Community! However, as similar as this situation may seem on the outside, things are so much different now than they were in 2012. Dan Harmon is gone. Several writers are gone. A new regime has taken over, and the results are... well, different. The love from critics has faded, the once-loyal fan base is fractured, and "series low" is becoming way too commonplace in ratings summaries for the show.

Community earned both a third and fourth season based on cachet, and the unfortunate fact of the matter is that its reputation is now irreparably tarnished. NBC is in a world of hurt and can't afford to carry a show that doesn't produce viewers, no matter how many crocheted doilies that depict 16-bit Community characters its fan base stitches. Those doilies, by the way? Coolcoolcool! Just not cool enough for NBC.

Our Guess: We were optimistic last year, but as painful as it is to hear, it just doesn't make sense for NBC to give Community another season. The network has already given the show multiple chances (albeit with annoying scheduling), and it hasn't come through. Don't worry about the Community cast members, though—they're all poised to become mega-stars. They're just being held back by NBC. Ask Ken Jeong, who's already booked another pilot.

UPDATE: Community has been renewed.




The Neighbors

The Situation: Who would have thought that out of all ABC's new shows for 2012-2013, The Neighbors would turn in what was arguably the best season, performance-wise? (Certainly not me.) The show was outright panned when it debuted, it dominated our Dead Pool as one of the most popular picks for cancellation, it features aliens named after professional athletes, and there isn't really one funny person on it (no offense guys, but Jamie Gertz is no Casey Wilson). But it survived to the end of the season, while 666 Park Avenue and Last Resort got canceled. What's more, ABC's three other new comedies (How to Live With Your Parents for the Rest of Your Life, Family Tools, and Malibu Country) barely exist.

However, the show is the beneficiary of good scheduling (it was attached to Modern Family all season long) and despite not being as bad as we thought it would be, was it really that good? With only The Middle, Modern Family, and Suburgatory looking like safe bets for ABC's comedy slate, there's plenty of real estate available. However, ABC would be better off launching a new comedy on Wednesdays, and The Neighbors probably won't cut it elsewhere. Is that enough to keep it off the schedule? Probably not.

Our Guess: It's close, but we're leaning toward ABC beaming down a renewal. And we at least want to see more aliens show up to check in on Larry Bird.

UPDATE: The Neighbors has been renewed.




The Carrie Diaries

The Situation: Given its familiarity as the prequel to Sex and the City, The Carrie Diaries has to be a big disappointment after drawing less than a million viewers per episode late in its run. I think The Carrie Diaries went wrong when it assumed its young audience wanted to a show set in a decade when they weren't even zygotes. It was an all-or-nothing move on The CW's part to bank on The Carrie Diaries' relation to SatC to generate buzz, and it just didn't work.

As The CW finds success in more genre fare (Arrow is the network's gold standard now), there just isn't room on the network for another show about teens, even if those teens have crimped hair and pastel-colored pants and Josh Schwartz is involved.

Our Guess: Goodbye, Carrie Bradshaw. Maybe Lifetime can show us how your college years went.

UPDATE: The Carrie Diaries has been renewed.




Revenge

The Situation: Yeah, the show is RIDICULOUS now. Sure, creator and showrunner Mike Kelly is leaving. Okay, ratings are down. But it's going to take a lot more than that to keep this show from going away. 

What we'd like to see ABC do is move Revenge back to a mid-week slot. Sandwiching it between Once Upon a Time and 666 Park Avenue and creating a female-targeted Sunday-night programming block may've initially seemed like a good idea, but Revenge can stand on its own elsewhere. 

Our Guess: Nothing to worry about here. It's almost certainly returning. 

UPDATE: Revenge has been renewed.




Parks and Recreation

The Situation: If NBC cancels Parks and Rec, it'll be the stupidest thing the network has done in a long time. Yes, stupider than its normally stupid decisions. The Amy Poehler sitcom is the network's veteran comedy now (think about that for a second), it does okay in the ratings, it's good by NBC standards, and it's internet-meme friendly. 

Our Guess: It's back. It has to be back. 

UPDATE: Parks and Recreation has been renewed



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I can't believe those idiots cancelled Vegas.
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Cancel Hannibal?! No way it's just getting good. Cancel the entire network of the E channel.
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Hannibal is brilliant, Community still is the best comedy on TV, and Happy Endings will be picked up, because they are so awesome!!!
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i hope so happy endings is such a good show!
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Does the CW regret it's moronic cancellation of TSC last season I wonder? The 3.2 million viewers of its finale were more than of its shows any time this season and equal to the finales of BATB + HOD + TCD combined lol.
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Parks and Rec is good by an "all of TV" standard, not just NBC. Hannibal is freakin' awesome and I really hope it stays, whether on NBC or on cable/online.
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I love the show Hannibal and Mads is great as Lecter and good looking. Makes me feel awkward for thinking he's hot considering the charcter. I hope its back, but network tv stinks. The people who think its too gory are pansys. It's my Thursday night guilty pleasure. If N passes, I hope cable picks it up on a channel I get.
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Yes to Hannibal, Community and Parks & Recreations. No to the others except Nikita and Go On, which I've never watched so can't comment on.
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What takes them so long to renew Hannibal already?
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I'm so happy the Carrie Diaries is renewed. It's literally my favorite show. Anyways, thank you soooo much for renewing it! I also had no idea it was so unpopular, but I'll surely let my friends know about it because I'm sure they would love it as much as I do.
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I never undestand US networks, they mess about with shows then wonder why they lose ratings. Happy Endings was great and I'll miss it.
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loved happy endings was hilarious!
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Let 'Hannibal 'Go On'' Parks and Recreation' seeking 'Revenge' on 'The Carrie Diaries' interracial 'Happy Endings' it'll be a "SMASH"!
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If Hannibal gets cancelled some NBC's directors bodies will grow mushrooms...
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"Hannibal was well reviewed, and I hear there has been interest from at least one cable network in case NBC passes on a second season. Additionally, I hear Amazon, which currently carries repeats of the show, has expressed interest in taking it on."

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what a joke the rubbish comedys (some) being renewed over the more interesting/contraversal.. they should have aired all hannibal episodes its fiction and not real life...real life events have no bearing on it nor should they. even Vegas, something new and standalone , even got me interested, they should have left it alone... grr this is bloody typcia of these TV execs , they havent got a clue between them. so what if stats show a drop in viewing
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Really this reviewer is still with tv.com >.> They must be hard up or something
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Are comedy shows a dying breed? Everything is drama. I love my dramas & am very thankful almost all of my shows on that end are renewed. Golden boy deserved a shot at a second season.

NBC has it's head up it's ass when it comes to comedy!!! Pull it together. Fire the idiots who can't pick or save a good comedy! I admit, I watch far too much television, however, this is why it kills me to see NBC knock off 3 great comedies . The few they have saved are ridiculous! It's all about thursday & Friday nights. Put some comedy on during those nights. It's badly needed right now. We all need some good calming comedy in our lives. With all the crazy stuff going on in this world, give people a 2-3 hour break from it all & make us laugh.
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"Are comedy shows a dying breed?" Nope. Looking at the trailers for Fox and NBC about half of the new shows are comedies. I have no facts to back this up but comedies tend to have a couple of seasons, unlike drama's which more often are canceled out the gate or go on for a decade.
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RENEW !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Hannibal is amazing. it better not get cancelled. I won't be happy!
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Hannibal ??!!!!!
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Please say Hannibal is renewed. I love this show so much. It has an excellent cast and a very fascinating plot. Please keep Hannibal alive for more seasons!
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NBC needs to renew Hannibal. This show is far superior to the crap on network TV and the performances are absolutely enthralling.
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Hannibal is a brilliant, intelligent and thought provoking show with great character development and a fantastic cast. I will be really upset if it doesn't get a second season!
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All the reasons you listed are reasons why NBC does not pick shows.
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No, those are the reasons for a lack of audience and why those that do not watch the show preferr no need to think 'reality tv'.
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There is only one real reason programs get cancelled. The ratings aren't good enough.
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I will be REALLY mad if they cancel Hannibal.
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am thinking the ppl whom voting to cancel hannibal just dont like how graphic it is.
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Really no more graphic than Criminal Minds and only slightly more so than SVU or CSI
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To tell the truth it gave me nightmares the other night, but I voted renew.
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wow sorry dude
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I actually kind of want NBC to cancel Hannibal so another (better) network can pick it up. What I like most about Hannibal is that, even though its title would suggest that it's Hannibal-centric, the show is all about Will Graham and his hyper-empathy. Empathy (or lack thereof) is such an integral part of the serial offender that I'm surprised more shows don't emphasize it. I guess it just goes to show how these networks really operate when a show like The Following gets renewed after an absolutely atrocious first season and the promising Hannibal is simply "on the bubble".
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Yes, it will probably be a better fit in a cable network, but it is not a guarantee that it will be picked up by the likes of FX or HBO, so I do want it to get renewed.
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Would be a nice replacement for Dexter....
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Only poll result that shocked me was Nikita, ahead when I voted, but an awful lot of cancel votes too. It's not awesome, but IMO it's solid ― much better than gambling on a cruddy replacement.
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Nikita had me binge watching season 1, then season 2 i was kinda wtf'ed, and then all the romancing stuff started to become bigger plot themes and had to go to almost forcing myself to finish (i can leave no show unifnished). Luckily it picked back up again, but Season 1 was the standard for sure.
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Parks and Recreation is in no way a Bubble Show. Maybe on another network it would be a Bubble Show, but not on NBC. It is NBC's highest-rated comedy. It is one of the few comedies that were given full seasons this year while others got 13 episode orders (showing that NBC has faith in it). And TV By The Numbers, a ratings site that is very rarely wrong with predicting the fates for shows, has Parks and Recreation in its "Certain to Be Renewed" category. So don't worry, Parks and Rec fans - the show will be back next season.
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I'm always amazed at the poor writing of these online 'blogs' posing as journalism. This (and another article I was reading earlier) is full of typos and poor sentence structure. Ex: "...it assumed its young audience wanted to a show set in a decade..." Huh?! Do you not have spell check, which also corrects grammar?
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most of these people are probably Interns getting some credits for running a page for the mighty cbs corp or whowever owns this site these days. I doubt many are 'journalists' (id hope journalists had better tastes in shows they watch). So really they are freelancers or at a minimum not on their way to being the next Dan Rather. With that being said however, this site could be huge under the right hands, but while some contributors seem to care, whoever makes the big decisions just is not seeing the potential.
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The subject is grammar supposedly learned in elementary school (aka "grammar" school) and not what one learns to become a journalist years later. Is basic grammar even taught at schools anymore? Or are young people incapable or unwilling to learn it?
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a little of both sadly :/
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Vegas rocks! Damn it if it gets cancelled. :(
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I like Vegas, and I think it's a much better show than Golden Boy. I hate to say it but I'd rather see CSI:NY cancelled- it had a good run--and see Vegas have the chance to tell the many stories possible.
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Well you got half of your wish, CSI NY was cancelled but sadly so did Vegas.
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i know that abc will likely cancel happy ending (which will have another network pick it up) and body of proof im not really sure about the rest of the comedies. abc will likely renew nashville and the fact that abc has already announced a new showrunner for revenge makes it even more likely for it to be renewed. im not really sure park and recreation is doing onn this list and revenge
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whoever wrote this doesn't understand that while Happy endings is funny it not as good a show in quality of writing as Go On.
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Seriously, I might go all Hannibal on someone if Hannibal doesn't return. I mean, I guess it wouldn't be a tragedy if NBC dropped it and someone else picked it up, but I really do like being able to watch it on TV as it airs (no cable/satellite/etc at home) AND giving in to the controversy would set a precedent for all future shows of this nature. It's a fantastic show, brilliantly written and beautifully acted and it doesn't deserve to be canned just because some people don't know where their television's off switch is.
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go all Hannibal on someone working on NBC ... they'd deserve it
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Sounds like a plot idea. You should pitch it to NBC. Then they can make it great and cancel it halfway through the first season.
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Never liked Supernatural, except maybe in first half of the first season, when it seemed to have potential to be great. Watched some episodes of season 2, 3 and 4, and thought it was just getting worse and worse from season to season. I really thought season 5 would be it's last and I'm super surprised it's still going so strong!!! Why!!! Is it better or very different than it was before? Americans have some really weird tastes for TV shows...

Nikita is one of the most captivating action shows airing today and it has low ratings? I'm guessing CW doesn't advertise it very well and doesn't know very well where to place it in their TV schedule. They have a history of wasting good shows. Yes, season 3 wasn't as mind-blowing as season 2 was, but not by much, and it was still better than season 1, in my humble opinion.
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Nikita is definately advertised to the wrong audience. Also the season 2 slips that where made, made it hard for me to get people to watch it even though I loved season 1. The action/fight scenes, etc are some of the best in the business, especially by females, and are really only rivaled by old Alias stuff or your random POI spy. Maggie Q deserves recognition and many more roles and Im sure shes going to start getting some big hollywood deals with all these supherhero stuff coming out. Hot ladies that can throw down like the best of them = money makers.

But anyways, the problem with Nikita is most nobody knew what it was. GUys thought it was for girls. Girls thought it was a government spy stuff, etc. Then again CW is horrible at advertising its shows that arent Smallville or (ugh) THe Arrow
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Maybe people just like shows you don't? There's no absolute standard that makes a show good for everyone.
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Yeah maybe you're right. Maybe it's me who has a weird taste...
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I don't think it's a matter of some universal constant of taste. It's just that "quality" is an elusive definition. There are plenty of "great" shows that I hate.
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How could so many fools actually want Nikita to be cancelled...? It is the best show featured on this list and just one of the best shows on TV. Sorry it's not more freaking lame singing and dancing reality shows... So freaking pissed another good show with a good story is "on the bubble" and could be canceled while the most stupid, lame shows get instantly renewed.
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The only sure thing from this list is Parks and Rec. NBC would basically be shooting itself in the foot if they cancel that.
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don't you dare cancel go on, nikita or revenge!!!
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Honestly, I honestly think this year shows have been hit a hell of a lot harder, even shows that were doing pretty well, because of the crappy scheduling. I can't be the only one that noticed that the scheduling was all over the place this season. I understand they have to allot time for sports events, award shows, etc, and of course they have to squeeze some repeats in their around holiday seasons and just to stretch the season out. Never had a problem with that at all before, but THIS season, it was ridiculous. Some shows would air a brand new episode and then be off with repeats or nothing for three and four weeks straight, followed by a new episode, and another two week break. You can't expect an audience to keep up with that. Like Nashville for example, that's one of the biggest ones on this list that suffered from such a thing. I'd advise they rearrange their schedules better next year, for starters.I won't even get into the advertising for some shows versus others. There just needed to be some tweaks that could have ended up with things a lot better. But what do I know.

I'm disappointed about The Carrie Diaries. I never expected to like it, but I've found it to be rather delightful. I think it can be chalked up to CW's shows having a certain theme going on now. If it isn't supehero/superspy/supernatural/fantasy related than it's going to lose steam or die. I actually think The Carrie Diaries could benefit from being on a different network...like ABC Family. It's a solid enough show, but CW hasn't pulled off retro teen dramedies since Everbody Hates Chris. Maybe a change of scenery would do the show good. It's a solid show, and I don't think the audience would have a problem watching something about teens in the eighties. Teens relate to teen issues regardless of the time period it's set in, and I honestly praise them for having a show about teenagers who look, behave, and just feel like teenagers rather than thirty year olds posing as teens.

I think Go On should be a shoe in. I mean NBC is just all over the place and they keep grasping at trying to have a big hit, instead of pushing out quality shows and building up the fanbase for them. No one wants to put the time and effort in. Instead they're running around like chickens with their heads cut off with zero confidence in ninety percent of what they're putting out. They don't even try anymore, and they don't put enough into the shows that they have that do work. Like blood in the water, the audience can smell the lack of confidence and competence and they continue to be a joke as far as networks go. I think when they get their shizz together as a network, they'll be more successful. You want to be taking seriously, give the audience a reason to take you seriously. If they don't have faith in what they're putting out there than how is the audience supposed to?

I like Nashville. Nashville is solid to me. I think ABC sometimes gets too comfortable with their megahits that they expect everything to be just like that. Just because Scandal, Grey's, and whatever else clock in a few million viewers doesn't mean all their shows are going to. They can still have quality shows that are well written like the now dead Last Resort or maybe even Nashville that aren't going to bring in as much. I think Nashville is a solid drama that hasn't gone bat shizz crazy, and in some ways handles things in a refreshing rather than stereotypical way. I'd keep watching as long as their on. As for Revenge, I think it did better on Wed, however that was also before their storylines became so insane and ridiculous that I don't even know what's actually going on anymore and I've watched every single episode. But if they want to try the female viewer back to back timeslot thing, I'd say they should consider adding Nashville to the 10 timeslot on Sundays after Revenge and OUAT. That could work. I doubt Red Widow will still be there, which I also watch, but mostly just because of Goran Visnjic.
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Renew Carrie Diaries!!!!!
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I'm happy I didn't watch Hannibal, it looks like it won't have a season 2. I don't get how and why Revenge became so boring. It was ridiculous and fun and but now it's only ridiculous.
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Could anyone explain to me what the sense is behind airing episodes out of order, in a world were most series have at least some continuity? It's only going to make people question the quality of a show, due to all the continuity errors it creates.
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seems like the author here as well as many of the commenters need a lesson in how renewals are done. First off, a show's rating mean nothing. The only thing that matters is rating in the 18-49 demo. And that is pretty much *all* that matters. sure, quality helps. The Good Wife was saved by quality & prestige when it's ratings indicated canceling, but don't ever count on critical acclaim saving a ratings loser.

Second, show's aren't competing with shows from other networks, but with shows on their own network. A network's highest rated sitcom, no matter how it does against the competition, is coming back.

Third: a third season renewal basically guarantees a fourth for syndication purposes. Shows simply don't get canceled after the third season. The reality now is that giving a show a renewal after season 2 is really giving it 2 more seasons.

It's numbers. Nothing but numbers. Save our show campaigns are meaningless. sorry.
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Shows aren't competing with shows on other networks per se, but competition can drive a show's ratings down, compared to other shows on the same network.

If Thursday night Show A is only getting one million viewers because of competition from Shows B and C, then that's one million viewers less than the other shows on the same network with two million viewers, because they have less effective competition.

So no, shows may not be "competing" against each other, but the competition drives viewership, and viewership drives numbers even between shows on the same network.
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I hate reading articles like this. Not that it's badly written, but it feels like visiting your friend at his hospital bed, while the doctor whispers to you that the patient only has a 10% chance of survival.
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Far better shows have been canned than these, I'd only watch Nashville for a 2nd series
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does everything have to screw toward the 18 to 31 demo wow!!! Keep Vegas on, it this generations Murder She Wrote but better with a lot more action. P S What a great cast, Mike Chiklis can't buy a break after the Commish and The Shield.
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Ok The Neighbors was actually funny, hilarious at times. I want to ask all the people who voted it to be cancelled if they even watched one episode. Off course the premise seemed ridiculous and the first episode was a bit awkward and I'll be honest I didn't know how long I was going to stick around, didn't even think I'd make it through the whole first one, but I did; and as the show went by the funnier their antics became. The characters are actually endearing (aside from the younger human kids- the older daughter Amber was quickly one of the most awful characters on tv but she did become bearable and quite funny by the end of it, once she cooled it with the teen angst melodrama) and it was entertaining seeing aliens experience and at times mock humans' daily existence. So I would like to see this show given another season, I can't see it going on for long but based on this first season it does deserve another one. Happy Endings better get one, Parks and Rec is a no-brainer I'm surprised it's a bubble show, it'd be nice to see Community again; and I have no opinion on the other shows in this particular list because even though I scoff at some of their trailers or the idea of the show overall I don't sit here demanding it's cancellation just because I don't watch it.
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To answer your question, yes I watched one episode. Silliest thing ever.
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I love Happy Ending and Nikita. One of the last Fridays that Happy Endings was on, the whole hour was interrupted by news program, that can't help ratings.
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What the heck is wrong with some networks.

If Hannibal is taken off it's the disaster of the year. It's a different show yes, that doesn't make it a BAD show.
Screw you Salt Lake, get your mormon heads out of your pile of gold-dirt and stop being so stuck up.
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It still airs in SLC, just not on the NBC affiliate. Also, I am a member of the LDS religion, and I like Hannibal. I think it's a really good show and I would be bummed if NBC dropped it.
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I'd like Happy Endings and Parks and Rec be renewed.

I'm still not sure about Community. If we could rewind time I wish season 4 never happened (or better said: Dan Harmon should never have been fired!). But it has happened, and I don't want the show to end on that note. So reinstate Harmon and make a fifth and final season :)
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I'd be shocked if Community didn't return for Season 5. Not (just) because I'm a Human Being myself, but it's NBC's second highest rated comedy (not including The Office because it's ending) behind Parks and Rec. Sony will definitely try and reach 88 episodes, I wouldn't be surprised if a 13-16 episode Season 5 is ordered.

Then again, this is NBC, and it could be axed to try new Pilots. But that'd be a bad business decision

TheCW will renew Nikita for a full 22 4th Season to reach 88 episodes. A half Season wouldn't do Warner Bros any favors for syndication. It's gotta be a full 22. Maybe 21
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I really hope you're right about Nikita ;)
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The Bryan Fuller curse strikes again. It's a shame, because Hannibal is an AMAZING show.
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