FOX pulls Dollhouse off air for November (sweeps)…

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They shoot horses don’t they? Sorry but Joss’ talents are IMO better used elsewhere (anywhere!). If TSCC wasn’t good enough for renewal with ratings and DVR FAR AND AWAY above Dollhouse to date this season, then Dollhouse isn’t good enough to be on the air. They should’ve killed Dollhouse and pushed TSCC back to air in Dollhouse’s slot, TSCC was way too dark for the early hour FOX had it on…..(disclaimer, I am one of those rabid TSCC fans! but I am a Firefly fan too! not sure WTH FOX expects to do about us, they must figure they are screwed as either way we’re pixxed, lol! They don’t get it is the QUALITY of the show, the WRITING, the CAST, the PREMISE, not just that it is Joss! TSCC and Firefly were worlds better , universes better! Maybe someone can get Josh Friedman and Joss Whedon to work together on something and then that network/cable channel can have all the scifi fans in one group, lol)

And they screwed Summer Glau here a bit, they ran a promo saying three weeks to Summer’s Dollhouse episodes and now they aren’t going to air those until after November?!

SciFiWire has rounded up the dish:

Fox can’t seem to make up its mind about Joss Whedon’s Dollhouse. On the one hand, it renews it despite some of the lowest ratings ever. Then it buries it on Friday night, where its ratings continue to plummet before stabilizing. Then it decides to air all 13 season-two episodes once it’s clear a lot of people are watching it on DVRs.

But now comes word that it’s pulling it from the schedule entirely during the all-important month of November, the so-called “sweeps” period when the network tries to boost ratings to set its advertising rates.

Entertainment Weekly‘s Michael Ausiello tweeted the news first:

@EWAusielloFiles Exclusive: Hearing FOX will bench DOLLHOUSE for November sweeps and air back-to-back eps on Friday night in December….

Then the FutonCritic chimed in:

Network sources have confirmed Friday entries “Brothers,” “‘Til Death” and “Dollhouse” will all go on hiatus after their October 23 airings. A rebroadcast of “House’s” two-hour season premiere will sub in for the night on October 30 with additional repeats of “House” and “Bones” taking over for the rest of the month. “Dollhouse” will then return with back-to-back originals starting at 8:00/7:00c on December 4, 11 and 18.

This sounds a lot like Fox has decided to burn off the new episodes it just ordered…

Sounds to me like the suits at FOX are trying to protect Dollhouse from EPIC FAIL during sweeps after which they would be FORCED to cancel it. Unreal. What is the deal, why are they holding this loser up? Whose zoomin who?

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October 22, 2009. Tags: , , , , , . Celebrities, Entertainment, Fantasy, Popular Culture, Sci Fi, Suspense. 2 comments.

Update: FOX Exec Preston Beckman agrees he is an a**hole; TSCC – the machine aspires to be human; Dollhouse – the human is reduced to a machine

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Update: 10/16 SciFiWire picked up one of the THR Beckman quotes around the Dollhouse 13 episode pickup I had not seen before.

So word from Joss is that prxck Reilly (who hated TSCC and made nasty comments about we TSCC fans at the announcement it wasnt being picked up) called Joss with the AWFUL rating of S2 premiere and the first thing he told Joss was Dont worry we are airing all 13. Yeah cuz Reilly clearly has a hard on for Dollhouse and hated TSCC.

Could not be more crystal clear. But in case it wasnt Preston admits he is an axxhole and whines about Joss fans giing him shxt. Frak the studio execs, they suck.

(…)”If you cancel it, you’re an asshole; if you renew it and then don’t put it back on, you’re an asshole,” he said. “I’m still paying for ‘Terminator.’ ‘Dollhouse’ has a small rabid fan base that in the world of social media seems bigger than it is. We gave them another season knowing full well we were going to burn in hell if we pulled it.”

Great comment on SciFiWire from a fan:

By ants97 at 1:48 PM ON 10/16/09

you see that excuse would actually hold some credence if they hadn’t cancelled tscc which gained better live numbers, better dvr numbers, better dvd sales and has a much larger and more rabid fan base than the 5 dolhhouse guys over at whedonesque. I mean would the dollhouse fans hire a mobile billboard or cinema screen time to get their show back on the air, no they’ll go and re watch tru calling. No it’s all down to the fact that dollhouse is now dirt cheap to make and fox had no other shows to air on a friday as seen by the 2 comedy shows dollhouse has been paired with. The fans excuse is just a pathetic attempt to garner favour with the sci fi community after it lost them after cancelling firefly and tscc amongst others. When they cancel fringe this season let them see what pathetic excuse them come up with for that one.

I want my TSCC.

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Yep. TSCC all the way baby. As the Cameron/John storyline became more romantic, FOX seemed wigged by it, but they clearly have no problem dressing a grown woman as a Barbie and making her a personal robot. Huh.

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October 14, 2009. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Entertainment, Fantasy, Film, Horror, media, Mystery, Popular Culture, Sci Fi, Supernatural, Suspense. 1 comment.

More proof life is not fair: FOX keeps Dollhouse, talks Season 3 and uses DVR ratings as the reason.. after cancelling TSCC which had better DVR ratings …

Update: Notice that FOX is using Summer Glau to draw viewers to Dollhouse a full 3 WEEKS BEFORE her episodes air!! (Baseball yeah but more due to bad ratings IMO)You know what would draw even more viewers? TSCC!!!! Terminator was too damned dark for that early hour. They shouldve shxt canned Dollhouse and moved TSCC back an hour.

Unbelievable. The only good thing I can say is we will get to see Summer Glau’s Dollhouse episodes.

SciFiWire:

The live ratings for Fox’s Dollhouse had leveled off as of the third episode, which aired Friday, but the good news for fans is that new numbers from DVRs show are great and because of that, Fox has decided to air all of the 13 episodes that have been ordered for this season so far.

‘Levelled off’ must mean stopped falling off a cliff .

Who expected that??

Here’s the scoop: The audience for Joss Whedon’s show jumped more than half when factoring in the people who watched it later on DVRs, according to The Hollywood Reporter:

“We’re going to run all the episodes,” Fox scheduling chief Preston Beckman said. “We’re not saying we’re happy with those numbers, or accept them, but we don’t have to overreact.”

Not OVERREACT?? You mean like when you CANCELLED TSCC which had an INTERNATIONAL FAN BASE? Like that you toolz??

Premiere-week DVR data released Monday showed that the second-season “Dollhouse” debut climbed 50% from its very modest base of a 1.0 rating in the adults 18-49 demo. Beckman said DVR results have played a role in the show’s fate, though he wasn’t surprised by the new numbers.

“It’s one of the reasons that we brought ‘Dollhouse’ back; we knew it was DVR-friendly,” Beckman said. “Hopefully we’ll see the overnight ratings increase from week to week. With some shows, you have to look at the bigger picture.”

With SOME SHOWS you look at the DVR numbers? DVR results ‘played a role’ ? Oh frak me man, these people are full of shxt! They frakkin cancelled the WRONG SHOW and REILLY is a tool and we all know it and this is to save face. WhatEVAH! But how can we be even MORE insulting to TSCC fans who mounted an EPIC campaign and had BETTER DVR numbers?

Another big surprise? They’re even contemplating a third season! Fox says it will decide whether to keep the show going after the second season ends. Of course, they still have to decide whether to order the “back nine” episodes of the current season to make up a full 22…

October 13, 2009. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , . Celebrities, Fantasy, Popular Culture, Sci Fi, Suspense. Comments off.

Update: Medium kicks axx, takes names; Dollhouse lowest ratings ever: BuddyTV – Exclusive Interview with Eliza Dushku & Tahmoh Penikett

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September 26, 2009. Tags: , , , , , , , , . Celebrities, Entertainment, Fantasy, Mystery, Popular Culture, Sci Fi, Suspense. 1 comment.

Firefly/TSCC Fans Rejoice! Summer Glau lands recurring role in Dollhouse…

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Woot! FOX press release:

Summer Glau (“Firefly,” “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles”) reunites with Joss Whedon when the actress joins the cast of DOLLHOUSE this fall in a recurring role as BENNETT, a Dollhouse employee who shares a past with ECHO (Eliza Dushku). The second season of DOLLHOUSE premieres Friday, Sept. 25 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.Additional guest stars appearing throughout the upcoming second season include Alexis Denis of (“Angel”), Jamie Bamber (“Battlestar Galactica”), Michael Hogan (“Battlestar Galactica”) and Keith Carradine (“Dexter”). DANIEL PERRIN (Denisof) is a U.S. senator leading a witch hunt to track down the underground organization. Mysterious, charismatic businessman MARTIN KLAR (Bamber) is Echo’s new husband. BRADLEY KARRENS (Hogan) comes to the Dollhouse hoping to stop a psychotic family member’s killing spree, while MATTHEW HARDING (Carradine), a nemesis of Dollhouse leader ADELLE DEWITT (Olivia Williams), stirs up trouble. Additionally, DR. CLAIRE SAUNDERS/WHISKEY (Amy Acker) and MADELINE/NOVEMBER (Miracle Laurie) return this season in multiple-episode arcs.

DOLLHOUSE is produced by 20th Century Fox Television. The series was created by Joss Whedon, who also serves as executive producer, writer and director. Tim Minear and David Solomon are executive producers, while Tara Butters and Michele Fazekas are co-executive producers. Additionally, series star Eliza Dushku serves as a producer.

August 27, 2009. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Battlestar Galactica, BSG, Entertainment, Fantasy, Popular Culture, Sci Fi, Supernatural. Comments off.

TSCC Cast in Tokyo…and more on the Lockerbie bomber release…

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Man I miss the show. FOX and Kevin Reilly in particular suck! If you saw Dollhouse S1 Epitaph ep 13, you know the new direction of that show seems awfully, well, Terminatorish….why kill the actual Terminator show to change the Dollhouse into a Terminator show?

But hey why try logic when we are talking about FOX and TV studio execs?! May as well try and figure out why politicians do what they do..

For example if TOTUS was at the G8 with Brown and Qadaffi, and Brown spoke to Qadaffi then about the Lockerbie bomber release, what are the chances Brown DIDNT talk to Obama about it then? Could it be since TOTUS has been rumoured to have been okaying exchanging British bodies for Iranian agents that Brown believed it would be hunky-dorey to release this terrorist?

…Hopes had risen after the release earlier this month of Laith al-Khazali, a Shiite militant who had been held in U.S. custody. The kidnappers had demanded the release of nine militiamen, including al-Khazali and his brother Qais al-Khazali, in exchange for the hostages….

Could a sycophant like Brown NOT have spoken to Obama about it in Italy? What are the chances anyone in the media will ask?

….It earlier emerged that a letter sent by Downing Street to the Libyan leader, urging that the release be kept low-key because a “high-profile” ceremony would distress victims’ families, also showed that Mr Brown raised this with Colonel Gaddafi at the G8 summit in Italy last month.

When we met I stressed that, should the Scottish executive decide that Megrahi can return to Libya, this should be a purely private family occasion,” the letter said.

At the time it was claimed that Mr Brown had merely said that the matter was one for the Scottish administration.

It was also disclosed that Ivan Lewis, the Foreign Office minister responsible for Libya, had written to Kenny MacAskill three weeks ago with comments interpreted by the Scottish justice minister as an endorsement of Megrahi’s release.

Mr Lewis is thought to have told Mr MacAskill that there was “no legal reason” to block Libya’s request to transfer Megrahi into its custody, under a treaty agreed between Tony Blair and Colonel Gadaffi in 2007.

Mr Lewis was reported to have added: “I hope on this basis you will now feel able to consider the Libyan application in accordance with the provisions of the prisoner transfer agreement.”…

August 24, 2009. Tags: , , , , , , , . Politics. Comments off.

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