Next Caller Cancelled
by Ron Rego 10/14/12
We know this is the time of the year when freshman shows try to prove they can last. Some will have bad reviews and some will have bad ratings. Some of them will have both of course. It was no surprise to hear that NBC has cancelled one of its new shows. The surprise was, that it was one that hasn't even aired yet.
Gone is Dane Cooks new comedy "Next Caller." It was due to air at midseason, but the episodes will not make it to the small screen. Six episodes were ordered originally, with four of them completed. The network execs weren't happy with its creative direction and cancelled the project. They did however like the results of three shows and extended them to a full season. "The New Normal" and "Go On" were two of the shows that were extended and gives the network two comedies to build on. The other is the hit show "Revolution" which has taken on some big shows on Monday night and done very well, and in fact has out done "Hawaii Five-0."