'Awake, 'Are You There Chelsea?,' 'Best Friends Forever,' and 'Bent' Canceled by NBC

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May 11th, 2012

No surprises, and some of these fall into the "now more canceled than ever" category, but NBC confirms it has canceled  'Awake, 'Are You There Chelsea,' 'Best Friends Forever,' and 'Bent.' For semantic purists, that's canceled as in definitely won't be back next season as opposed to 'Awake' being yanked off the schedule for next week.

No word yet on Harry's Law...

 
  • Rilla

    NOOO!!! Please Don’t Cancel ‘AWAKE’ It’s the best. AND It has ALOT of CANADIAN FANS!!! I love the show so much, I tune in every week with friends and others, even during my EXAMS! THAT’S How much we love it!!!
    Rilla from Toronto,ON,CA

  • betty

    all ggod shows get cancelled. Pleaaaase do not cancel Awake!!! fox or netflix please buy it up!!!

  • Roe

    Major network programming does not include any thinking…hence the cancellation of Awake…too bad, it was a novel idea with a good cast.

  • nathan

    very sad about ‘Awake’
    it is fantastic

  • Kathleen F.

    So very disappointed that Awake is being cancelled. I love this show!!!! Networks never allow a show to grow anymore. This is a unique show with a unique story and great actors. Bypassing good storytelling and character driven shows is just another reason why NBC has lost it’s shine.

  • Such a Conspiracy

    I’m surprised Advertisers and Nielsen ratings system targeting people whom watches live Television . Advertiser should realize this group of people maybe poor and maybe unaware of advance technological R MAYBE too doped up to operate new technology . These people r picking what is going on -Networks air! Live watchers are dumbing up the our networks. They cant even follow simple series cuz series r too complexes for reality addicted people. If these live people r to dumb or to doped up to follow series shows _then they can’t even get what the commercials r about r what they r selling. Yet they use Such a dinosaur rating system AND – 18- 49 What does that mean if your _younger -r- _older you don’t count with advertizes r the networks? DUMB SYSTEM DUMB

  • Miguel

    AWAKE being cancelled is simply retarded. One can try to blame it on the wrong time slot or network, but in the end it comes down to the American people not watching it. By far the best concept of any tv-show in 2012, and brilliantly executed; this show would kill in Europe!

  • Marie Q.JeanPierre

    ooh My, can’t believe that NBC cancel awake NBC made a big mistake on that. A other channel should definitely pick it up. ((It breaks my heart)) such a Great promises Show they give it no chances to unravel. they need to rethink their decisions because it was the wrong decisions. That is the honest truth The ((IDIOTS))

  • Marie Q.JeanPierre

    The producer of this show should have a other channel stations pick on the show it worth picking up. There are many reason why, first is a great script with a lot of promises future, wonderfully well cast, and plus we viewers love it every second of every episode NBC is not doing we viewers any good an cancelling this show. ((Truly, They made a big mistake)).

  • Mary

    Awake was one of the best new shows this last season. Never fails that they leave the ridiculous comedies and cancel the good dramas. Guess NBC is off my program list for good.

  • Kathy

    Love, love, love Awake! I hope another channel picks it up. It was really interesting and well acted!

  • Niri

    Awake is an amazing show!! NBC did nothing to promote this show other than a few commercials. It so much better than all this smut they call reality TV and dating shows that every other channel has already. :(

  • Jake

    SAVE AWAKE!!! It’s only the reason I ever tuned in to NBC.

  • D & J

    “Awake” is the most interesting new show of the year, and Jason Isaacs is great in the lead role. Two shrinks, two partners, two cases and two domestic struggles to deal with an unresolved tragedy. Too smart and challenging for a network show. Too bad.

  • davidd

    Sad for Awake. I expected it though. As good as it is, everytime i described the show to someone who hadnt seen it, they had a hard time understanding the concept or that it was too weird. Not a good sign for word of mouth. Also like Howard Gordon’s “24″ tough to pick up if you missed an early episode.

    The good news, I cant wait for the finale. I’m having fun guessing the ending.

  • Alexy

    It is very a pity that in increasing frequency close really good series. It is one of not many series which lifts really important problems in life… mentions everyone live spirit of the person for live, for his family… It is a pity that the priority is given now more and more to violence, blood and debauchery in shots than to the thin and spiritual moments. It would be desirable to express huge gratitude to series team for brilliant work! I think your works will estimate worldwide! Thanks from Russia

  • Chris

    I thought Bent was hilarious – so disappionted! :(

  • NEO

    I just started watching this show through hulu. When I first heard about it I wasn’t excited but when I began watching I was hooked!!! I wish Netflix would pick up this show! I hear they are interested in picking up cancelled shows – fingers crossed!

  • Sabrina

    I really wish another network would pick up Awake. That is one of the best shows I have watched in a long time. I am really bummed. They should have given it more of a chance it is a truly great show.!:(

  • marylyn lufen

    YOU ARE REALLY STUPID. I CAN’T BELIEVE YOU CANCELLED AWAKE. IT WAS A GREAT PROGRAM. MUCH MORE INTERESTING THAN ALL THE DUMB REALITY SHOWS. AND DAMN GOOD ACTORS TOO!! CASE HISTORIES ON PBS WAS A GOOD PROGRAM ALSO. APPARENTLY, NO ONE IN HOLLYWOOD HAS ANY CONCEPT OF WHAT JUNK IS, SUCH AS CELEBRITY APPRENTICE, AMERICAN IDOL, EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND, AND WHAT IS GOOD. YOU ARE DAMN FOOLS.

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