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Chase: NBC Cuts Episode Order; Closer to Being Cancelled?

ChaseThe network giveth and the network taketh away.

Even though the Chase series performed poorly right from the start, NBC gave the TV show a full season order of 22 episodes. Now, the peacock network has trimmed back that order to just 18 installments.

On the positive side, NBC is moving Chase out of the Mondays at 10pm timeslot. It’ll no longer have to battle against Castle and the new Hawaii Five-0. Unfortunately, beginning January 12th, it’ll be airing in a far more competitive timeslot. Chase is moving to Wednesdays at 9pm where it’ll do battle with American Idol.

The most recent episode of Chase garnered a 1.6 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 6.03 million total viewers. That’s the second significant increase in two weeks but the series is still doing terribly and is consistently in a distant third place for the timeslot.

TV show supportChase has averaged a 1.6 rating for the season, just slightly better than now-cancelled Undercovers. Unless there’s a significant turnaround, it’s pretty clear that Chase will be cancelled at the end of the season.

What do you think? Does Chase still have a chance to be renewed for season two or is it already doomed to be cancelled?

 

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David Werner July 10, 2011 at 7:59 am

Chase is a hit in our house. It’s exciting and the characters are fun and interesting. Nothing wrong with the heroine being a little larger than life. It’s entertainment and there really are people that are lerger than life. I hope a cable TV channle picks it up.

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Sharon Spencer June 28, 2011 at 4:13 pm

Please bring Chase back…….. Why are all the good ones cancelled and the trash stuff goes on and on?

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Katherine Sanchez June 27, 2011 at 7:39 pm

Please reconsider putting CHASE back on. It was left hanging. I love this show. I love how it captivating us each and every episode. Please please put it back on. I never write to things but I feel strongly enough to say something. It’s one of the best shows you have on NBC.

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Tracey June 15, 2011 at 8:39 pm

Why would you cancel this show?????? It is one of the best on TV and one I looked forward to watching each week. NBC has got NOTHING worth watching on it now…..come on,…..give us back CHASE. It was the only decent thing worth watching on NBC!

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squirrel June 13, 2011 at 7:36 pm

I CAN’T BELIEVE YOU ARE EVEN CONSIDERING TAKING CHASE OFF!!! THE SHOW ALWAYS HAD A GOOD PLOT, LOTS OF GOOD ACTING AND A LITTLE HUMOR THROWN IN. PLEASE RECONSIDER!!!

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Anonymous June 13, 2011 at 7:11 am

man what is with NBC first they get rid of trauma which deserved a second season and now it looks like there going to do the same with chase…….. im sorry but if chase goes im done with NBC

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Kim June 11, 2011 at 10:33 am

Please don’t cancel it. It’s one of the very few shows that I can’t get enough of.

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suze June 10, 2011 at 12:13 pm

Chase is the only show i watch on TV

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Anonymous June 2, 2011 at 8:05 am

I really do love the show.. Please dont cancel the show just find a better time slot!

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Yani June 1, 2011 at 7:41 am

This Sucks! NBC gets a strong female character, the first one yet and they want to cancel it. I think that’s a big mistake! This show is very good. NBC are idiots.

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ken June 1, 2011 at 6:03 am

KEEP CHASE your insane NBC to even think about cancelling. Stop shoving those reality tv shows down are throat. On sat. at least there was something to watch

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gail May 26, 2011 at 1:47 pm

please do not cancel this show its very good so much better than american idol idol is so boring we need shows like this since some of them are already being cancelled

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Pamela White May 17, 2011 at 12:29 pm

Please do not cancel Chase!!!! I love this show, I hate Daisy fate had to end in such mess, but I love the cast and crew of Chase. Please find the perfect slot for this show. If all possible, please bring Daisy back.

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Bev Schuh May 17, 2011 at 5:29 am

Keep CHASE sries on the air, this series SHOULD be RENEWED!!! I LOVE CHASE!!!, I am SICK of these contest shows, cut some of them, but KEPP CHASE on the air!! NBC would be STUPIED to cancel it. Sat night is a good slot for it, keep it there. If NBC cancels CHASE. I WILL NEVER WATCH NBC AGAIN!!! NO MATTER WHAT!!!

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Dorothy May 16, 2011 at 9:50 pm

I LOVE THIS SHOW! There are very few programs on TV that I care about and this was at the top of the list. I thought it was well produced and I loved the cast. I am just sick that a program of this caliber is cancelled and such mindless trash remains. Disgusting.

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