Free Agents

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And then there were two.

Free Agents has joined The Playboy Club on the fall season's casualty list.

Last night proved to be the last straw for the Hank Azaria comedy.

The show averaged 3.3 million viewers, per the estimated ratings for Wednesday, dead last among all Big Four network shows.

Last night's performance was actually an improvement over last week's. But it wasn't enough of an improvement, and, through Sunday, the show was the season's lowest-rated ABC, CBS, NBC or Fox comedy or drama among 18-to-49-year-olds.

No more installments of Free Agents are scheduled to air, a source tells E! News. The show was just four-episodes old.

Normally, this is the part of the TV obituary where you'd note that Azaria at least still has The Simpsons. But he might not. Have The Simpsons, that is. 

Reports say that Friday is the do-or-die date for the voice actors, including Azaria, to reup (at reduced salaries) for a new season of the longest-running prime-time comedy in TV history.

Other TV ratings results from last night:

Suburgatory (9.1 million viewers): Still solid, still way bigger than the comedy ABC tried at 8:30 p.m. last fall: Better With You

Revenge (7.7 million viewers): The slow fade continues, but like Suburgatory, it benefits from what came before it: The Whole Truth.

Up All Night (5.7 million viewers): Like Free Agents, it was up from last week; unlike Free Agents, it wasn't fighting for its life—it's already been picked up.  

Criminal Minds (13.3 million viewers): The night's most-watched show.

Modern Family (13.1 million viewers): The night's most red-hot show among the demographically desirable.

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