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Deathwatch: FOX's "Nashville"

Could the fall season already have claimed its first victim? Sure appears that way over at FOX.

FOX has announced that it has benched reality series Nashville, effective immediately, and will instead air repeats of new drama K-Ville in its Fridays at 9 pm timeslot for the next two weeks. After that, the broadcaster will fill the slot with Major League Baseball on October 12th and the launch of reality series The Next Great American Band on October 19th.

According to The Futon Critic, FOX did not confirm that the series bad been canceled and would instead "be rescheduled at a later date."

Which, come on, has become shorthand for don't hold your breath. But given the low numbers for viewership which Nashville has engendered in its few outings, I don't think anyone will be missing this botched series.

Comments

The CineManiac said…
Wait, Nash - What Now? Seriously though although I knew of the series, I never saw any promotion for it and it was placed on Friday night, did they expect anything different?
Anonymous said…
Ha! I couldn't be happier. Bye bye Nashville!
Anonymous said…
K-Ville's terrible though. How long can that one last?

--SD
Anonymous said…
It's too bad - I never watched, and never planned to, but...

I thought the basic conceit was a good one, and it should have been a good show. Also - I didn't even know it premiered, which is a bad sign.

By the way - did I miss it? What show won your contest?

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