NeNe Leakes Reads TV by the Numbers Waiting For News About 'The New Normal' During 'I Dream Of NeNe: The Wedding'

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October 17th, 2013


In last Tuesday's episode (10/15) of her new Bravo show, I Dream Of NeNe: The Wedding, NeNe Leakes waits for news last spring about  the fate of her previous show, The New Normal, while reading TV by the Numbers.

In the scene, she’s reading news on TV by the Numbers, her show (The New Normal) and Community are still "alive" but she’s reading a post (by our Amanda Kondolojy) about all the comedies that NBC had cancelled so far.

“That is shocking,” she exclaims after reading the headline that Go On has been cancelled after one season. Then she reads the very short post aloud: “Go On has been cancelled after one season, it joins Whitney, 1600 Penn, Guys With Kids and Up All Night. Now we’re just waiting on The New Normal and Community.”

“Oh.My.God. They have cancelled a lot of the shows that came in when we came in,” she tells her fiancé.

Then there's more talk about how it sucks to have to wait to find out if your shows are canceled, and she’s not sure who is more unpredictable her bridesmaids or NBC executives.

They shot video for the scene in  near real-time since the same post was pretty quickly updated to reflect The New Normal’s cancellation, but that update did not get any screen time.

Much later in the show, in the show’s final scene, she learns of the The New Normal’s cancellation via a phone call from her manager.

We're happy to have NeNe Leakes as a fan of the site!

Here are some more screen caps from the episode:




  • Dan

    @Robert Ford – I agree she was a scene stealer on that show

    @Simon – I agree with what your saying but while her new show is down in viewers I doubt it would’ve gotten a second season anyway. I consider it a miniseries anyway just showing NeNes wedding.

    I’m sure maybe in a few months or maybe by pilot season shell land herself another sitcom or a real show.

  • forg

    This site has gotten really big especially since they partnered with zap2it. The quality of commenters surely has gone down (i do miss the chuck and fringe fans who were at least somewhat entertaining) but it’s still the most accessible ratings site and easy to follow.

  • SVU: Hannibal


    I’m still here (a real bitter V fan) but I’m a bitter Playboy Club fan since Chuck and Fringe had finales instead of being just outright cancelled.

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    @Simon van Kempen
    Are you the real Simon van Kempen?! You sir, are sorely missed on RHONY

  • Simon van Kempen

    Yes @The Mike Factor I am the one and only Simon van Kempen! ;-) Come and join me over at, where we analyze Bravo’s ratings in more detail.

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