Canceled, 'Undercovers' Will Air Three More Episodes


Canceled, 'Undercovers' Will Air Three More Episodes


There are a total of six episodes which haven't seen the light following the additional four-script order but only three have so far been scheduled to air.

Although J.J. Abrams is behind it, "Undercovers" is not able to pull a longer run. NBC said on Thursday, November 4 that it is pulling the plug on the spy series starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Boris Kodjoe but would probably still air all the six episodes that have gone in production.

Put in the Wednesday, 8/7c slot, "Undercovers" is struggling to achieve a high rating with competition from CBS' "Survivor" and ABC's increasingly-popular comedy "The Middle". The action spy is averaging 1.3 rating and 4 share in the slot, and 7 million viewers in the overall season.

Three episodes will be aired on November 10, November 17 and December 1. NBC would slip in holiday special "Shrek" on November 24 and air "The Sing Off" on December 8. The fate of the other three remaining episodes is still unknown.

"Undercovers" follows a married couple who goes back into the spy world after retiring from the job to open a catering business. When Abrams pitched the idea last year, networks went on a bidding war and the Peacock won it in hope that it would claim a success like Abrams' "Lost". The series itself is particularly different for it puts two black stars in the main roles.

This is the second ax that NBC gives to its newbies. It first eliminated "Outlaw" for poor rating before picking full seasons of "The Event", "Chase", "Law & Order: Los Angeles" and "Outsourced."

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  •  
    nicole
    Jan 16, 2011

    i agree they should not cancel this show. my husband and i love it.

  •  
    kim
    Jan 10, 2011

    All the good shows NBC takes off... they do not know what they are doing !!! Keep those bullshit reality shows on done watching NBC

  •  
    Dragonphile
    Nov 20, 2010

    I looked forward to watching this show on Wednesday nights. I thought it was one of the better new offerings this season, certainly better than Chase and the Event, both of which were picked up by NBC.

  •  
    presgp1118
    Nov 06, 2010

    This was a great show, I'm outraged to see it go, however more angry that Outlaw has been cancelled. I'm really tired of the silly reality shows.

  •  
    tkw
    Nov 06, 2010

    so sorry to see it go, loved the show, love the stars, too bad NBC couldn't give it a chance

  •  
    harlemken
    Nov 06, 2010

    This show is far ,far better than most of the mindless trivil on NBC. Shame on you for not giving it a chance!!!!!

  •  
    Elmr SF
    Nov 06, 2010

    This program is exciting.We see different parts of the world, without us going there.My wife and I watched this every weekend. We always look forward watching this every weekend.PLEASE do not cancel!!!!!!!!!!!

  •  
    divine
    Nov 06, 2010

    My husband and I are sad to learn that they will be gone soon. We watched it on a weekend at comcast on demand.That is the only show we both like watching. We enjoyed the program and all the characters.

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    Undercovers
    Nov 06, 2010

    This is most exciting, intelligent show of the season. Please do not cancel.

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