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Rob Thomas Departs "Miss/Guided"

Looks like the prom has been cancelled.

That's right. Only a few weeks after Veronica Mars creator Rob Thomas joined the staff of ABC's midseason comedy Miss/Guided, the showrunner has departed the series.

The reason behind the split is said to be a shift in tone as the series, created by former Office staff writer Caroline Williams, moves towards a more overtly comedic tone.

Thomas will be replaced by That '70s Show producer Mark Hudis, who takes over as executive producer and showrunner on Miss/Guided. His other credits include NBC's never-aired The Singles Table and Cybill.

It's no loss to me as I thought the pilot for Miss/Guided was pretty dreadful, despite the presence of the luminescent Judy Greer, and I didn't ever think Rob would be a good fit for this unfunny series. Let's just hope he finds a new position more deserving of his wit and skills.

Comments

Anonymous said…
...And any reason I had to watch this show just went out the window.
Anonymous said…
Good. he was way too good for that show.
The CineManiac said…
I'd rather wait for the next great Rob Thomas project (hopefully not another CD, I Keed, I Keed!) than see him placed on something horrible.
Anonymous said…
Yeah, I thought that was such a weird pairing. Thomas should definitely use he talent elsewhere. I would much rather see another brilliant show of his creation!
Anonymous said…
No interest in the show now. Hopefully Rob realizes that he was far too good for this project. He deserves much better than this garbage.
Anonymous said…
Focus on the pilot, Rob!!!! We need you on TV!

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