We are mere weeks from Upfronts, where the major networks will announce which shows they've decided to pick up, and which shows will be sent to the cancellation graveyard. These next two weeks are crucial, as it is the last chance for fans to rally and get their show off the bubble and into another season. And since our annual Save One Show competition is upon us (starting this Thursday), we wanted to update you guys with all the latest info on all your favorite shows.
We covered NBC yesterday, and today we will cover ABC and Fox. Keep in mind, if you don't see your favorite show on here, chances are it's already been renewed, is a sure thing for renewal, or it's already been canceled by its network. The shows we've got scoop on are ones that are on the bubble or haven't gotten an official announcement yet.
Here is where things stand now:
LIKELY TO BE RENEWED
Castle: It's almost a definite renewal based on ratings, fan interest and the fact that it stars Nathan Freakin' Fillion.
Suburgatory: Another show that's teetering on the fence of renewal, but our insider thinks it will "probably return." Plus, star Jane Levy's terffiic turn in the box-office smash Evil Dead could pump up the show's profile.
Nashville: Its ratings are good enough and the cast is strong enough to keep it around for season two.
Glee: Fox has already made renewal announcements on the bulk of their lineup, save for Glee. However, Gleeks need not fret. A Fox source promises that it's "coming back for sure"; the only thing holding up the announcements are negotiations.
TOO CLOSE TO CALL
Body of Proof: This one could go either way; our source tells us that Body of Proof's fate rest very heavily on how the pilots ABC have ordered turn out.
How to Live With Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life): ABC is most likely still waiting to see how this show does before making any decision.
Last Man Standing: The Tim Allen comedy has a 50/50 chance at this point.
Malibu Country: Another 50/50 bubble show.
LIKELY TO BE CANCELED
Happy Endings: Despite the love affair fans and critics have with this show, sources tell us that the Happy Endings is "probably gone." Even though ABC execs "love it," they are "incredibly disappointed it didn't do better," says the insider. Well, when you move it nine times during a TV season, what do you expect? Here's hoping the rumors of USA picking it up are true.
The Neighbors: This freshman series will probably be sent back to outer space, as our source says that the plan right now is to cancel it "unless the new comedy pilots are terrible."
TouchA Friday death slot and ho-hum ratings? Sorry, Kiefer.
—Reporting by Kristin Dos Santos