The W
Views: 128662179
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
23.10.10 0840
The 7 - Movies & TV - "Emily's Reasons Why Not" lasts one episode Register and log in to post!
(2505 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (6 total)
Kevintripod
Banger
Level: 100

Posts: 681/2689
EXP: 10131425
For next: 223007

Since: 11.5.03
From: Mount Pleasant, Pa.

Since last post: 20 hours
Last activity: 8 hours
AIM:  
#1 Posted on 22.1.06 0211.42
Reposted on: 22.1.13 0212.44
ABC Defends Cancellation of 'Emily's'

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- One minute, Heather Graham was the face of ABC. The next minute, she was gone. Her comedy series "Emily's Reasons Why Not" was promoted relentlessly by the network as the linchpin of its post-football Monday night schedule, but was only given one airing before being yanked earlier this month.

ABC committed to the big promotional campaign before even seeing a script for the show, said ABC entertainment president Stephen McPherson on Saturday. The series turned out to be a dog creatively, he indicated.

"Once we saw it was not launching, we felt like unfortunately it was not going to get better and we had to make a change," McPherson said.

A total of six episodes were filmed, and McPherson said no determination has been made about whether they would be burned off.

The quick hook doesn't mean producers of other ABC series with middling ratings - "Invasion," for example - should be shaking in fear.

"That's a great example for us of when to be patient and when to fold them," he said. "We believe in that show."



Kev Comment: ABC commits to the show without ever seeing a script ? WTF ? Was Heather Graham blowing some top ABC executive ?
Promote this thread!
SchippeWreck
Banger
Level: 103

Posts: 901/2861
EXP: 11166792
For next: 304653

Since: 26.3.03
From: Glendale, CA

Since last post: 152 days
Last activity: 8 days
#2 Posted on 22.1.06 0303.00
Reposted on: 22.1.13 0303.05
    Originally posted by Kevintripod
    Kev Comment: ABC commits to the show without ever seeing a script ? WTF ? Was Heather Graham blowing some top ABC executive ?


If so, let's hope they made film history...on videotape.
BigFredMachine
Linguica
Level: 20

Posts: 43/72
EXP: 40740
For next: 1699

Since: 20.8.05
From: St. Louis, MO

Since last post: 3323 days
Last activity: 3302 days
#3 Posted on 22.1.06 1119.24
Reposted on: 22.1.13 1120.36
This means we're just that much closer to deleting all memory of "Sex & the City" from our collective consciousness.

and seriously, has there ever been a WORSE name for a show?

Packman V2
Bratwurst
Level: 75

Posts: 560/1423
EXP: 3783876
For next: 43045

Since: 16.3.04
From: Albuquerque, NM

Since last post: 9 days
Last activity: 2 days
AIM:  
Y!:
#4 Posted on 22.1.06 1358.55
Reposted on: 22.1.13 1359.01
8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter??

And I know it was based off a book of the same title, but no, seriously, that name blew.
Roy.
3-time W of the Day!
Level: 66

Posts: 880/1040
EXP: 2368841
For next: 93023

Since: 25.2.04
From: Keystone State

Since last post: 3453 days
Last activity: 1923 days
#5 Posted on 22.1.06 1433.45
Reposted on: 22.1.13 1435.19
    Originally posted by Packman V2
    8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter??

    And I know it was based off a book of the same title, but no, seriously, that name blew.



And "Emily's Reasons Why Not" continued the horrible television show title coming from a horrible book title trend. Click Here (amazon.com)
ImNotaWrestler
Longanisa
Level: 14

Posts: 6/33
EXP: 12421
For next: 650

Since: 21.1.06
From: USA

Since last post: 3241 days
Last activity: 3215 days
#6 Posted on 22.1.06 1528.41
Reposted on: 22.1.13 1528.57
Two guys a girl and a pizza place don't exactly roll off the tongue...
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: King Of Vegas
Next thread: Peter Sargaard on SNL
Previous thread: Dirty Jobs
(2505 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Related threads: ABC's 2005 SEASON PREMIERE DATE LIST - Ahead of the upfronts: ABC & FOX - Peter Jennings - More...
The 7 - Movies & TV - "Emily's Reasons Why Not" lasts one episodeRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2015 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.301 seconds.