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The Grim Reaper Axes 2 More TV Shows

Netflix has decided to cancel Chelsea, the Chelsea Handler-hosted talk show, after two seasons. The weekly show featured the comedienne discussing current events and other topics with favored guests. Most critics were not kind to Chelsea, the show, saying it lacked focus and was often embarrassing to watch. “By the end of (one) episode, Ms.

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Updated: Cox to Drop NBC-Owned Chiller Channel

Cox is the latest pay TV provider to decide to drop Chiller, leaving the future of the horror-themed channel in serious doubt. The cable operator has notified its subscribers that it will remove the NBC-owned Chiller from all system lineups on November 8. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! Verizon dropped Chiller from all systems on

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Verizon to Drop Chiller

Verizon is the latest major pay TV provider to decide to drop the NBC-owned horror-themed Chiller channel from all its systems, effective October 1. The telco follows Dish, which removed the channel in February of this year, and Charter, which dropped it in late April. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! “We recognize this decision will

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NBC’s Seeso Won’t Have the Last Laugh

NBC’s Seeso, the online service for comedy fans, is an early casualty of the increasingly competitive streaming business. “We’re writing to let you know that later this year, Seeso will be shutting its comedy doors,” the comedy streamer said in a statement posted yesterday on its Facebook page. Click Amazon: 4K TVs For Under $1,000. The

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NBC Cancels The Carmichael Show

NBC has announced it will cancel the sitcom, The Carmichael Show, after three seasons and 32 episodes. The series finale will air in August. The show starred comedian Jerrod Carmichael and his fictional family featuring David Alan Grier (Living Color) as his father. Click Amazon: Today’s Top-Selling TVs! The Carmichael Show, which often tackled controversial

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Olympic Channel Coming Next Month to 35 Million Homes

NBC yesterday made it official that its new Olympic Channel will debut July 15, as first reported here by TVAnswerman.com. The sports channel will replace the Universal HD channel, which will cease operations on that day, Comcast, which owns NBC and Universal HD, has revealed at its web site. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! NBC

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NBC Finds Room For Another Show Cancellation

NBC has canceled the legal drama, Chicago Justice, after one season and 13 episodes, Deadline.com reports. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! The show starred Philip Winchester as a Chicago assistant state’s attorney who led a team of investigators tackling the city’s most politically-sensitive cases.  Joelle Carter (pictured above), formerly of FX’s Justified, played one of the investigators.

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Olympic Channel Gets Launch Date; Will Replace Universal HD

The NBC-owned Olympic Channel will debut July 15, replacing the Universal HD channel, which will cease operations on that day, Comcast has revealed at its web site. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! Comcast owns NBC, which has invested heavily in obtaining the rights to live coverage of the Olympic Games.  The Olympic Channel, which will be

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NBC Gives Second Life to Timeless

NBC has reversed course and decided to give Timeless a second season after cancelling it just three days before. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! The network announced on Wednesday that it was axing the sci-fi drama after one 16-episode season. Timeless suffered from declining ratings (50 percent drop from its debut episode to the season finale),

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NBC Cancels Timeless (Updated)

NBC has cancelled the sci-fi drama, Timeless after one, 16-episode season. Update: NBC Gives Timeless a Second Life! Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! The show starred Abigail Spencer and Malcolm Bennett as scientists who travel back in time to try to stop an evil operative from changing the course of history. RottenTomatoes.com gave the show

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NBC Cancels Emerald City

NBC has canceled Emerald City after just one season, Variety reports. Click Amazon: Today’s Top-Selling TVs! The fantasy drama, which was based loosely on The Wizard of Oz, starred Adria Arjona as Dorothy, a 20-year-old Kansas woman who is magically transported to the Land of Oz by a tornado.  Vincent D’Onofrio, a longtime NBC stablehand

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NBC’s Seeso May Not Have the Last Laugh

Seeso, NBC’s online service for comedy fans, may be an early casualty of the increasingly competitive streaming business, writes Vulture. Click Amazon: 4K TVs For Under $1,000. The video on demand service, which costs $3.99 a month, features such shows as Parks & Recreation, Kids In the Hall and Monty Python, and stand-up specials from comedians

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