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You did it! Holy frak, you did it!
Not since Family Guy's miraculous resurrection has a fandom actually been able to bring a show back from the dead...until now. Nina Tassler, president of CBS Entertainment, just posted on the official message boards that Jericho is coming back! Here's what you need to know:
CBS has ordered seven new episodes.
There could be more, but only if the ratings improve.
The DVD is out Sept. 25.
The creators will be "continuing the story of Jericho in the digital world until the new episodes return."
Nina likes you! "On behalf of everyone at CBS, thank you for expressing your support of Jericho in such an extraordinary manner. Your protest was creative, sustained and very thoughtful and respectful in tone. You made a difference."
Skeet Ulrich himself has weighed in, and he downright loves ya: “I’m so thankful to our fans for not only their passionate support but their tireless efforts to revive our show. The whole cast and I are thrilled to have the opportunity to be together again, and I look forward to the chance to give back to the fans with more of the story that brought us here.”
I couldn't be more thrilled, and I do believe this is thawing out my cold, cynical reporter's heart. I never thought I'd see the day!