NBC is pulling the final two episodes of low rated drama Crossbones out of the Friday at 10PM timeslot and burning them off on Saturday August 2. This week's episode, Beggarman, will air Friday at 10PM as previously scheduled. The next two episodes, Crossbones and Blackbeard, which were slated to air August 1 and August 8, will instead air on Saturday, August 2 from 8-10PM. A news special will air at 10PM on August 1.The most recent episode of Crossbones earned a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating.
08/02/2014 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Saturday) : Blackbeard sets sail, setting the endgame in motion... and testing the loyalty of his crew to the limits and beyond. Back on Santa Compana, Kate trusts Tom Lowe with a startling request... that leaves him minutes to save both their lives.
08/02/2014 (09:00PM - 10:00PM) (Saturday) : Fire rains down on Santa Campana as Blackbeard (John Malkovich) risks all against William Jagger’s (guest star Julian Sands) maniacal attack. Lowe (Richard Coyle) must choose between saving the people he loves, the man he admires…. and the legacy Edward Teach has built. Also starring Yasmine Al Massri, Claire Foy, David Hoflin, Tracy Ifeachor, and Chris Perfetti.