TV News

May 10, 2014
 

NBC Cancels ‘Community’

More articles by »
Written by: Peter Towe
Tags: , , ,

After weeks/months/years of being on fringe of cancellation, NBC has finally pulled the plug on Community.  Despite a loyal fan-base, Community has continued to struggle with ratings, even after the season five return of Dan Harmon.  Variety was the first to report on the cancellation, but added that Community could see a sixth season on a different platform altogether.  Streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon could be a landing spot for the newly cancelled show, giving fans the hope for “six seasons and a movie”.

Community is a rare show that only comes around every-so-often.  It’s the type of show with a loyal fan base and a cast and content that can’t be found anywhere else on tv.  However, the ratings were never strong enough for NBC to feel great about the show, with the much publicized firing and re-hiring of show runner/creator Dan Harmon.  The fifth season saw the departures of Chevy Chase and Donald Glover, but with the return of Harmon, the show re-gained it’s stride.

With hope of Community moving to a platform like Netflix, fans may get a chance to see their beloved phrase, “six seasons and a movie” coming into fruition.  It’s a shame NBC decided to cancel the beloved show, but at least we have hope for a possible future.  Let’s hope we’ll return to Greendale for at least one more season, but with the cast they have, lets hope they don’t get too busy to return.



About the Author

Peter Towe
Peter Towe
A graduate of UMASS Boston, I have successfully put off getting a "real" job, and continue to watch, produce, review, and obsess over movies. I lived in Boston while I completed my degree, and now live in Chicago trying the improv thing.



 
 

 
solo: a star wars story

Here’s A Boatload of New Images From ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

Disney finally unveiled our first look at 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the big game this past weekend, only to see the release the full trailer for the film yesterday. Hit the jump to check out the images!
by Taylor Salan
0

 
 
solo: a star wars story

Full Length ‘Solo’ Trailer and Teaser Posters Released

The first teaser trailer of the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars story debuted during Super Bowl 52. The following morning on Good Morning America exclusively aired the first full length trailer for the film. We have the first offic...
by Chris Salce
 

 
 
the last jedi

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ And How to be a Better Fan in 2018

Have I ever told someone they were dumb for not liking these things? Sure, but never in a serious “you have no taste” kind of way. But, that seems to be the way that a lot of fandoms went in this last year, but never was th...
by S Christian Roe
 

 

 
the lion king

‘The Lion King’ Remake Announces Full Cast

'The Lion King' remake has finally announced it's full cast. Based on the announcement, Jon Favreau's "live-action" remake of the Disney classic is shaping up to have an absolutely stellar cast.
by Taylor Salan
 

 
Advertisement
 

Scott Wolf Gears Up for the Season Finale of NBC’s Drama ‘Night Shift’

By: Debra Wallace (AOTN) From the moment one enters the loading bay at San Antonio Memorial Hospital’s emergency room it is clear that “The Night Shift” provides a pulse-racing, realistic medical drama, with a great deal...
by Age of the Nerd
 

 




%d bloggers like this: