Cancelled

This story of a police officer living with the aftermath of a fatal car crash (originally titled "REM") aired on NBC.

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Re: Cancelled

Post by laurielove » Sat May 12, 2012 9:55 am

LadySekhmet wrote: Perhaps if the reception is good enough on your side of the Pond, some American network official will get their head of their...errr... giant cloud and pick it up elsewhere-
Umm ... I'm afraid the figures over here aren't going to help with that - not necessarily because people don't like it, but because Sky Atlantic simply doesn't get very high figures. I tried to do find the exact figures but couldn't, but apparently Mad Men, which I thought was really popular on the BBC and was then bought for Sky Atlantic gets around 75,000 viewers! So, I'm afraid it isn't going to help at all.

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Re: Cancelled

Post by fruitbat » Sat May 12, 2012 10:30 am

Regarding Sky. I am devoted Mad Men watcher and regularly read the episode blog on The Guardian. When the current season of MM began, there were many posters logging on just to say that they were pi**ed that MM had gone form BBC to Sky because they would never have anything to do with Rupert Murdoch. From this, I knew that Awake would never have high ratings in the UK, (although it could have high ratings for Sky).

The real sore point with me is NBC's lack of promotion. My God, Char did more to promote Awake in her sleep than the whole bl**dy network! nuke.gif

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Re: Cancelled

Post by Helen8 » Sat May 12, 2012 10:44 am

Well, that explains why it's on Sky . . . Fox produced the episodes, so Murdoch owns 'em.

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Re: Cancelled

Post by laurielove » Sat May 12, 2012 11:51 am

Rupert Murdoch - buggering it up for decent people everywhere - again. :evil:

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Re: Cancelled

Post by RoseannaLara » Sat May 12, 2012 2:09 pm

That is a great shame. They just don't give things a chance.

I don't think it is my imagination, but since Jason has relocated to the US he seem to have been inundated with job offers so as has been pointed out, I am pretty sure he will survive.

I am about to watch the second episode on Sky, I loved the pilot, Laurielove just explains things better than I.

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Re: Cancelled

Post by Marie » Sat May 12, 2012 9:00 pm

Crap crap crap crap. I really wanted NBC to give it another season and a better time slot. It was a well crafted show.

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Re: Cancelled

Post by Angel Tavington » Sun May 13, 2012 8:39 am

A shame. I blame the lack of promotion, it's a great show. :-(



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Re: Cancelled

Post by LadySekhmet » Sun May 13, 2012 8:53 am

Hmmm... I can't believe that these words are coming out of my mouth -maybe Fox should pick up Awake. :roll: Their news may be slanted and biased, and they may be in league with Satan, but at least they sometimes have decent programming and know how to promote their shows. :ruforeal:

Do shows on Sky Atlantic have commercial breaks? Are the shows' lifespans dictated by the success of the possible commercial advertising, or is it like some cable channels here where there are no commercials through out the show? Because if it is commercial-less, maybe it would survive better as they wouldn't have to depend on the companies who buy the commercial slots.

Edit: Did you guys see this? Cast reactions to Awake being cancelled. Himself didn't say anything, perhaps because he never posts on his twitter account.
http://tvseriesfinale.com/tv-show/awake ... ion-22972/

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Re: Cancelled

Post by Helen8 » Sun May 13, 2012 1:15 pm

Kyle Killen: "no, don't see us taking awake anywhere . . ."


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Re: Cancelled

Post by kitkatcdn » Mon May 14, 2012 9:40 pm

Hi,

Jason has tweeted about Awake:
https://twitter.com/#!/jasonsfolly/stat ... 8938193920

It's his first since opening the account - a shame that it had to be disappointing news.

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Re: Cancelled

Post by Angel Tavington » Tue May 15, 2012 6:24 am

He has tweeted...finally! yay! that's a miracle LOL!

Thank you Jane ;)



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Re: Cancelled

Post by kjshd05 » Tue May 15, 2012 7:21 am

Wow, this is big news!! Hoping this starts a tweeting trend! :cool:

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Re: Cancelled

Post by thunder » Tue May 15, 2012 7:53 am

:shock: ...and I think I just saw a pig fly outside the window! :pig

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Re: Cancelled

Post by Marie » Tue May 15, 2012 8:19 am

LOL - I'm just not a big tweeter. I follow a couple of people but for most of the day my iPhone and iPad are not allowed in the location where I work so I'd only have access at night.

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Re: Cancelled

Post by kjshd05 » Tue May 15, 2012 8:34 am

Many celebs use Twitter and Facebook to advertise, and it really works!! especially when a topic "TRENDS"...

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