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Talkshow with Spike Feresten: FOX Cancels Late Night Comedy Show, No Season Four

Talkshow with Spike FerestenThere are more changes in store for FOX’s late night schedule. Late last year it was announced that MADtv was ending and now, B&C is reporting that Talkshow with Spike Feresten won’t be back next season either.

Talkshow with Spike Feresten debuted on September 16, 2006 and stars Feresten, a former writer of shows like Saturday Night Live and The Simpsons. The program is filled with recurring sketches and light-hearted talks with various celebrities.

The network had given a test run of hour-long versions of Feresten’s show at 11pm in January and February of this year but apparently that wasn’t much of a success.

In March, FOX announced plans to fill the 11pm timeslot and replace long-running MADtv with a new talk show starring comedian Wanda Sykes. The as-yet-untitled Sykes show will air at 11pm and include Sykes’ commentary on hot-button topics, panel discussions with recurring personalities and additional segments shot outside the studio.

It’s unknown what the network intends to do with the midnight-12:30am slot but it won’t be filled with Feresten’s show. Feresten’s series finale is expected to air on May 16th. Previously announced guests are Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim.

It’s unknown if the show has already been recorded or if the host will have an opportunity to end the series.

 

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R.J. Sheedy September 20, 2009 at 10:26 am

This Show was very un-aprecated evar since it started in 05. And now FOX is just going to fill that old spot with some re-peats of Animation Domonation. Is FOX expecting that Animation Re-Runs will score better rating than this would. If That’s the case than this is rely sad. Черт руководство сеть Fox

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Elie Muller June 12, 2009 at 10:06 am

This is all fox’s fault. You know what? We should do a petition to renew talkshow with spike feresten. Here is our goal: If 100,000 people or more sign this petition, we will email this to fox at askfox@fox.com and tell them to renew talkshow with spike feresten right now. Together, we can do it.

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Eroll Muller June 12, 2009 at 9:59 am

Fox, I Know you Just Renew talkshow with spike feresten right Now or The Network will Done for life. You Should not Listen bill’o Reilly and His Requests Renew Talkshow with Spike Feresten Please. Thank you Very Much! We will Do Our Renew Talkshow With Bill’O Reilly instead of Spike Feresten.

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Eroll Muller June 11, 2009 at 1:42 pm

I Hope What He going Say about Cancelling Talkshow with spike feresten. by Now Fox going die! No way they’lll wil Never find Another show like it. everyone Needs to Contact fox at Askfox@fox.com and tell them right now before you alll made a Very Hug Mistake, i mean if you do it Now, Or Fox Will Die Again.

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Elie Muller June 11, 2009 at 1:32 pm

I really think that fox has gone to the slammer this time. Talkshow with spike feresten is one of fox’s biggest shows on saturday night late night. If they don’t see it by now, then fox is ready to die now!

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Neon Lights Entertainment May 7, 2009 at 4:16 pm

One of the reoccurring Cast Members would like to verify that the show has already been recorded and will air May 16th at 12 Midnight. However, it will be up to Fox Studios if a Last Show will be Aired of Talk Show with Spike Feresten.

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