NBC Reveals Programming Shift; No More Niche Comedies
In an effort to bounce back from years of low-rated sitcoms, NBC has announced that it will be taking a broader approach with its upcoming batch of comedies. The move will leave little room for shows that garner a ton of critical praise, but fail to find a large Nielsen audience, like Communityand Parks and Recreation.
Essentially, what this means is NBC desperately wants a bigger slice of the ratings pie, something more akin to what ratings-leader CBS is able to do with its comedies like Two and a Half Menand, of course, The Big Bang Theory. The new NBC game plan now is to no longer approach comedies that the network executives have labeled “narrow” and “sophisticated” – which Community is likely the prime example of, and series such as 30 Rock, Parks ...
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