'Sean Saves the World' Gets Additional Script Order

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November 5th, 2013

Sean Saves the World October 31

NBC has ordered four additional scripts for freshman comedy Sean Saves the World, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

 
  • The 47th

    This is a sign that NBC really has NOTHING to replace it, right?

  • Oliver

    I thought they already announced this when they cancelled Welcome to the Family.

  • Dan

    Yeah, I thought Sean Saves the World got additional scripts already. NBC just give it additional episodes or a full season. We all know that the show isn’t going to be cancelled until May.

  • Dan

    So is that 8 additional scripts total or did NBC just forget to place the order in when they cancelled Ironside and Welcome to the Family?

  • THE OLD MAN

    I also thought that SSTW had the 4 additional, so I second Dan’s “is that 8 additional scripts total.”

  • TimsDale4ever

    I love Sean Hayes, but why? The show is a complete snooze fest and the ratings are horrible to boot. I was expecting so much more from this show.

  • RyanCanada

    this show is soo funny.

  • Dan

    NBC may as well just give it a full season. They only have About a Boy, Growing Up Fisher and Undateable for midseason. If they want to timeshare it with Undateable, than a 17 episode season would do that trick. Although Undateable would get destroyed in that 9PM Thursday slot.

  • AllOfHerTw!st

    It’ll be interesting to see how the Thursday NBC comedies do after the special airing of The Voice this week. (the Go On effect)

  • Mike

    The show is meh, but super talented cast, especially with Thomas Lennon and Linda Lavin. I wish it well.

  • Daniel

    They should have never cancelled Outsourced. Fools!!

  • DenverDean

    I guess Sean Hayes whining that the problem isn’t his show, but that NBC has problems brining in viewers. Best bingo excuse ever. SH is not star material. He got a lucky supporting role on a hit show and has not evolved one bit.

  • Ken

    The best part of SSTW is Megan Hilty as his slutty coworker/friend. She’s the only thing funny in the whole show, although his character’s daughter has her moments. I will not miss it when it gets cancelled – just hope Hilty finds work on another network for a change.

  • Candy Clouds

    What’s this “ordering scripts” stuff even mean? Either I’ve never paid attention in the past or this is something new the networks are doing this season.

  • r0ckmypants

    @Daniel – “They should have never cancelled Outsourced. Fools!!”

    You are the only one who cared.

    And the only one who remembers this show.

  • AllOfHerTw!st

    I really loved Outsourced! ;-) :-)

    Todd?

  • Connman

    The show probably won’t be canceled per se, but just not mentioned again after the end of this season – which will be about a season too late for when it should have been canceled, IMHO!

  • David

    I loved Outsourced too. The show got funnier as the season went on, but most people wrote it off early. I’m enjoying the new Sean Hayes show, too. I thought last Thursday’s episode was hysterical.

  • milo

    Liked outsourced a lot too. Much worse shows have made it to a second season.

  • k:Alex

    @TimsDale4ever
    Why, it does better as MJ Fox Show, by the fact it’s steady (really low, ready for cancellation), but it doesn’t shrink all the time.
    And they have only 3 comedies left, so Undateble is the only one who could replace something on Thursday.

    When you are that desperate, this is a logical choice.

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