Monday’s “NBC, ABC, CBS and The CW cancellations and pick-ups with almost no surprises” news

What shall become of The Carusometer?



  • Trailer for The Campaign with Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis



  • NBC cancels Awake, Bent, Best Friends Forever and Are You There, Chelsea?
  • renews The Office, Parks and Recreation, Whitney and Up All Night
  • CBS cancels A Gifted Man, NYC-22, Rob and Unforgettable
  • and CSI: Miami
  • renews CSI: NY
  • and Two and a Half Men
  • ABC cancels GCB, Pan Am, Missing and The River
  • renews Private Practice, Body of Proof, Don’t Trust The B—- in Apt 23, Scandal, Last Man Standing
  • and Happy Endings
  • The CW cancels Ringer, The Secret Circle, renews Nikita, Hart of Dixie and Gossip Girl
  • Jorja Fox to return to CSI again
  • Lost‘s Maggie Grace to recur on Californication
  • No end dates for Community or 30 Rock after all
  • Full trailer for True Blood season five
  • Thursday ratings
  • Friday ratings: Fringe ends with 14-week high

US TV pilots

  • NBC orders Next Caller Please
  • ABC orders Nashville, Zero Hour, Red Widow, Last Resort, 666 Park Avenue, The Neighbors, Family Tools and How To Live With Your Parents For The Rest of Your Life
  • and Malibu Country
  • CBS picks up Elementary, Partners, Vegas, Golden Boy, Made in Jersey and Friend Me
  • The CW orders The Carrie Diaries, Arrow, Cult, First Cut and Beauty and the Beast
  • Infamous and Guys With Kids recasting roles


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    I’m Rob Buckley, a journalist who writes for UK media magazines that most people have never heard of although you might have heard me on the podcast Lockdown Land or Radio 5 Live’s Saturday Edition or Afternoon Edition. I’ve edited Dreamwatch, Sprocket and Cambridge Film Festival Daily; been technical editor for TV producers magazine Televisual; reviewed films for the short-lived newspaper Cambridge Insider; written features for the even shorter-lived newspaper Soho Independent; and was regularly sarcastic about television on the blink-and-you-missed-it “web site for urban hedonists” The Tribe. Since going freelance, I've contributed to the likes of Broadcast, Total Content + Media, Action TV, Off The Telly, Action Network, TV Scoop and The Custard TV.