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Canceled, 'Undercovers' Will Air Three More Episodes

November 05, 2010 02:30:43 GMT

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.


Canceled, 'Undercovers' Will Air Three More Episodes
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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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posted by nicole on Jan 16, 2011
i agree they should not cancel this show. my husband and i love it.
posted by kim on 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
posted by Dragonphile on 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.
posted by presgp1118 on 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.
posted by tkw on Nov 06, 2010
so sorry to see it go, loved the show, love the stars, too bad NBC couldn't give it a chance
posted by harlemken on 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!!!!!
posted by Elmr SF on 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!!!!!!!!!!!
posted by divine on 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.
posted by Undercovers on Nov 06, 2010
This is most exciting, intelligent show of the season. Please do not cancel.

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