Saturday, October 18, 2008

'Chronicles' NOT Terminated; FOX Picks Up Full Season

By LillyKat
PTR Senior Staff Writer


And so the fight to save the world will continue for a full second season.

Amen.

Thank you, Fox.

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From The Hollywood Reporter:

Fox picks up 'Terminator' season
By James Hibberd
Oct 18, 2008

Fox has picked up "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" for a full season.

The network has ordered the back nine episodes of the show's second season from Warner Bros., sources say.

The sci-fi series has garnered a relatively modest rating on Monday nights this fall. Its most recent episode was seen by 5.7 million viewers, garnering a 2.3 rating in adults 18-49 and a 6 share, tying NBC's "Chuck" in the 8 p.m. time period.

Fox's overall ratings tend to significantly increase after the first of the year, powered by "American Idol." Network executives may believe the drama's audience will grow once the overall Fox tide rises.

The network earlier picked up a full season order of "Fringe" and has "Dollhouse" planned for midseason, both fellow sci-fi shows.


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3 comments:

John said...

This is great news.

I am surprised Fox ordered the full season, but grateful they did.

RichE said...

Good news. Thanks LK. Congrats to the team behind T:TSCC.


RichE.

boxman said...

Great news! Thanks for the report, LillyKat!