To no surprise, CBS cancelled their low-rated NYC 22 series a couple months ago. Airing on Sunday nights, the new cop show averaged just a 1.3 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 7.67 million total viewers. The network pulled the series in May after four episodes.
Though CBS hasn’t “un-cancelled” the show (as they did with Unforgettable), they are bringing NYC 22 back to the schedule. They’re burning off the remaining episodes on Saturday nights this summer.
The network is kicking off the show’s return with a pair of installments this Saturday, July 7th, at 8pm and will run another set on July 14th. Then on July 21st, they’ll run just one installment, coupled with a Hawaii Five-0 rerun. The Eye network may keep burning off the remaining NYC 22 episodes after that but haven’t announced their Saturday schedule that far in advance yet.
CBS ordered 13 episodes of NYC 22. They aired four of them in April and May and currently have five scheduled for the next three Saturdays. Hopefully they’ll keep airing the series so that the last four will also see the light of day.
What do you think? Are you glad to hear that NYC 22 is coming back? Will you be watching on Saturday nights?
This is an absolute gem of a show, produced in part by Robert De Niro and with a terrific cast. The acting and storylines are very compelling and unlike most new shows that seem to excite the networks (though usually NOT the viewers) this one isn’t trying to be slick or clever or even that different. What is DOES do is tell stories in a contemporary and entertaining way that actually makes you care about what happens to the characters. Standout performances from Adam Goldberg, Judy Marte and Terry Kinney make this a VERY watchable show. My only criticism is… Read more »
I Started Watching NYC 22 in Netflix, and I Love this Show I watched the whole Season 1, Im hoping you continue with the rest of the season, My husband and i Love it and we want more shows of NYC 22, it teaches us a lot about NYC police in a better way. I have family in the force of NYPD and Married to a Military Man so i horned and proud to be part of both NYPD & Army Wife. so I’m asking can you please continue with the show.
I’m glad to see the show come back. Try different time or night slots to see if ratings go up. Or, could it be that simple.