Outsourced: NBC TV Series Cancelled; No Season Two

Outsourced canceled season twoThe little sitcom that caused a lot of controversy last summer has quietly ended its run. NBC has cancelled Outsourced after one season on the air.

Outsourced follows a US sales manager, Todd Dempsey (Ben Rappaport), who’s assigned to supervise his company’s call center in India. The sitcom also stars Anisha Nagarajan, Diedrich Bader, Parvesh Cheena, Pippa Black, Rebecca Hazelwood, Rizwan Manji, and Sacha Dhawan.

The NBC sitcom started out decently and it looked like NBC might have a keeper on its hands. Last September, Outsourced debuted to a 3.6 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 7.49 million viewers. In week two, the demo number fell 22% to a 2.8 rating and 5.85 million viewers but that was still pretty healthy by NBC standards.

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Unfortunately, over the course of the season, the ratings just kept dwindling downward. The ratings have gone as low as a 1.4 in the demo with just 2.97 million viewers. Those are horrible numbers for a major network, even NBC.

Outsourced’s season currently averages a 2.1 demo rating and 4.55 million viewers. For NBC, that’s not too bad but the average is only that high because of the early season ratings.

It’s certainly not a shocker than NBC has cancelled Outsourced after just one season. The 22nd and final episode, titled “Rajiv Ties the Bharat, part two,” aired last night.

What do you think? Are you disappointed that there won’t be a second season of Outsourced? Why do you think the TV show didn’t catch on?

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  1. michael says

    Where these executives even watching the show? They would’ve seen how good it is and should have advertised it more.

  2. Mauinix says

    I cannot believe that NBC would not allow at least a second season. There have been many great shows that didn’t catch on till their second year. What a waste!

  3. Nick says

    Please! Bring Outsourced back!!!!! I think this was one of the funniest and entertaining show on TV in a very long time.

  4. Viknesh says

    Its an amazing show. Should continue….but should be publisized.more…i just came to know about it recently. I downloaded it and watched the whole searies in 3 sittings. Just can’t wait to watch season 2 ….if they are making. Gupa and Charlie are my fav characters.

  5. Aaliq says

    Please let there be season 2 it’s a guarantee that there will be more viewers every1 is concerned what happens next with asha and Todd it sold be interesting to have season 2 pleas air it . PEACE

  6. kathee says

    Bring it back! Even my Indian co-workers said it was funny. C’mon, find a better time slot and bring it back!!!

  7. Sneha says

    noooooooooo NBC TV pls let there be season 2 of outsourced.. its such a awesome show.. light and charming…the charaters r perfect.. acting by each of them is great! Its script is damn funny.. pleaseeeeeeeeeee let there be season 2..

  8. Ronaldo says

    I think it’s greatand funny. Well, I laughed my ass off. I’m sad to hear that there’ll be no season 2. NBC should give it one more chance. Hello from Brazil.

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