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Old 04-14-09, 03:49 PM
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Sarah Connor Chronicles to Be Cancelled

Bummer--I've enjoyed this show a lot.

Scoop: Fox set to terminate 'Sarah Connor Chronicles'
Apr 14, 2009, 03:56 PM | by Michael Ausiello


http://ausiellofiles.ew.com/2009/04/...t.html?cnn=yes

Resist the urge to nuke the messenger, but multiple sources are telling me that Fox will not be renewing Terminator: The Summer Glau Sarah Connor Chronicles for a third season.

"It's done," maintains a source close to the show. "Everyone has pretty much known for a couple of weeks." Adds a network insider: "Consider it canceled."

The one bright spot? Despite horrific ratings, Fox isn't ready to declare SCC dead and buried -- at least not officially. "No decision has been made yet," insists a network rep. "We will be announcing our fall schedule on May 18."

Rough translation: It won't be back.

Oh, I just thought of one other bright spot: At least the show went out on top creatively. Last Friday's finale was an action-packed, closure-filled triumph. The only thing left unresolved is what Summer Glau will do for an encore. I'm thinking 24 should hire her as next season's Big Bad.
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Well I'd find it hard to believe anyone would be surprised by this news. Still...
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I guess Brian Austin Green's schedule just openned up to be on 90210.
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Re: Sarah Connor Chronicles to Be Cancelled

Brian Austin Green signed on for Body Politic last month as everyone knew Terminator was a longshot for renewal.
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Re: Sarah Connor Chronicles to Be Cancelled

If you've seen the previous episodes of Terminator you might know why Brian Austin Green would be shopping around for another job.

Wonder if they pair Fringe with Dollhouse? I mean, if they keep either series around.
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Re: Sarah Connor Chronicles to Be Cancelled

I like the preemptive reporting - "TO BE cancelled" as opposed to "CANCELLED."

i think the series was OK, but the main thing I couldn't get past was Summer G. IMO, she was the show's biggest mistake. But I like the rest of the cast.

I can only picture dollhouse going for one more season like Dark Angel. Fringe, on the other hand, seems like a much stronger show that could go on a while.
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Re: Sarah Connor Chronicles to Be Cancelled

Well, this is not good news. TTSCC was one of the few shows we actually watched when it aired.
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Re: Sarah Connor Chronicles to Be Cancelled

^ Yep. T:TSCC is about the only "appointment" television show I have. I should have known that it wouldn't last long...
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Re: Sarah Connor Chronicles to Be Cancelled

I lost interest this season -- not surprised of the news.
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Re: Sarah Connor Chronicles to Be Cancelled

How can they cancel a show that people like so much? Why would they do that?
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Re: Sarah Connor Chronicles to Be Cancelled

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Sarah Connor Chronicles to Be Cancelled
Don't you mean Terminated?
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Re: Sarah Connor Chronicles to Be Cancelled

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How can they cancel a show that people like so much? Why would they do that?
Have you heard of Firefly? Or maybe Pushing Daisies?
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How can they cancel a show that people like so much? Why would they do that?
Is this a serious question?
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Is this a serious question?
That's what I was wondering.
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Re: Sarah Connor Chronicles to Be Cancelled

It would be smart for them to see how well the movie does first. there's supposed to be a large number of tie-ins with fast food, fruit snacks, cereals, toys and shit. It would probably bring in a lot of interest... but oh well... the terminator chick was beginning to look like a bug-eyed alien anyways.
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Re: Sarah Connor Chronicles to Be Cancelled

Damn. With this gone and Prison Break ending, that only leaves 24 for me to watch on Fox.
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Originally Posted by GizmoDVD View Post

Wonder if they pair Fringe with Dollhouse? I mean, if they keep either series around.
With the push that Fringe is getting I doubt that it wouldn't be picked up. I'd personally love a Fringe/Dollhouse pairing on anything but Friday night.
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Re: Sarah Connor Chronicles to Be Cancelled

Ugh, either it's canceled or it's not. "To be canceled" was always a pet peeve haha.
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Damn. With this gone and Prison Break ending, that only leaves 24 for me to watch on Fox.
No kidding. Thank you FOX, now I don't have to watch your crappy channel.

Why do all my shows get canceled? It makes me not want to start watching new shows in the first place.
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No kidding. Thank you FOX, now I don't have to watch your crappy channel.

Why do all my shows get canceled? It makes me not want to start watching new shows in the first place.
Fox gets a lot of crap for canning shows. They give low rated shows a longer run than just about anyone (NBC seems to be pretty forgiving to their 30 minute sitcoms, not so much to their hour long dramas tho FNL is an exception (awards help)) but considering Friday's season finale only drew 3.56M viewers, I can see them having a problem justifying it (by comparison, Jericho on CBS was initially canceled after season 1 despite pulling 9.5m viewers avg.) And while you can argue Friday nights suck until you're blue in the face, if Ghost Whisperer can pull in over 10m viewers on the night, anything technically should be able to (seriously, that show is terrrrrrible. Nice boobs though)

That said, I think it would be wise for them to hold on to the series to see how the new Terminator does, it may be able to rekindle interest in what is, imo, a played out franchise.

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Re: Sarah Connor Chronicles to Be Cancelled

Why do all my shows get canceled? It makes me not want to start watching new shows in the first place.
Because we like shows that are not cop, lawyer, doctor or CSI, shows, I stopped trying new shows and was going to wait until it was proven to have a complete story then watch it on DVD, however I went and tried a couple shows and look what happens, this is why I do not bother with no shows anymore, everything I find entertaining gets canceled or almost everything.
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The network doing well on Friday nights is CBS which is considered the old folks network who are more likely to be home on a Friday night.
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Because we like shows that are not cop, lawyer, doctor or CSI, shows, I stopped trying new shows and was going to wait until it was proven to have a complete story then watch it on DVD, however I went and tried a couple shows and look what happens, this is why I do not bother with no shows anymore, everything I find entertaining gets canceled or almost everything.
I've definitely stopped watching as many new shows as I once did. The crappy part about that is, it's a vicious circle. Maybe other people stopped watching new shows when T:SCC started, and that's why it is now being canceled.

On the bright side, I'm going to have a lot more free time next fall, lol.

Shows from this season (possibly) not on my schedule next year:

Terminator: SCC
Dollhouse
Chuck
Reaper
Fringe (?)
Scrubs (had a good run though)
Dirty Sexy Money

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Ghost Whisperer is popular because it appeals to a wider audience then dollhouse, or Terminator. What bothers me about if it does get cancelled is I absolutely guarantee you whatever they put on friday nights instead will do even worse I mean come on you can't keep canning shows and expect one or two seasons to be ratings darlings for the end of time especially a show that needs to be watched each week. This is stupid what are gonna do play House every night or how about a show with an aging comedian that is rarely that funny anyways.
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If the show does get cancelled, I hope it gets replaced with Summer Glau dancing ballet in lingerie.

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