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ABC Drops "In Case of Emergency" for Repeats of "Lost"

These days, to say the networks are getting as trigger-happy as a character on Lost is a bit of an understatement.

With only one episode left to air, In Case of Emergency has been pulled off of the schedule, effective immediately.

The news comes as a bit of surprise as the freshman series, which starred David Arquette, Jonathan Silverman, Greg Germann, Kelly Hu, and Lori Loughlin, aired its penultimate episode last night. In terms of ratings, it tied for last place in the hour with a repeat episode of The Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search for the Doll. (Ouch.)

To fill the void left by the now-departed In Case of Emergency, ABC will fill its timeslot next week with a repeat of last night's episode of Lost (following a second window strategy employed earlier this season). Encores of Lost will fill the timeslot for the remainder of the season.

More Lost? Bring it on, ABC.

Comments

Anonymous said…
Thank god. I missed Wednesday's LOST (stupid generic DVR) and I think having encores of last week's show makes sense at 9 the following week. 2 hrs of LOST a night is A-OK will me.
Anonymous said…
I agree. Thank god for repeats. I could watch last week's ep all over again. What better way to gear up for a new Lost?

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