NBC has dropped the cancellation axe on two of its freshman series, while setting the beginnings of its winter schedule.
After a few low-rated episodes, both “Welcome to the Family” and “Ironside” have been cancelled and taken off the schedule, according to “The Futon Critic.”
To fill the void, NBC has set the hour-long season five premiere of “Community” for Thursday, January 2 at 8pm, with “Parks & Recreation” moving back into the 8:30 slot the following week.
As for Wednesday nights at 10pm, the network has slotted the series premiere of “Chicago PD,” a police drama spun off from “Chicago Fire,” starring Sophia Bush, Jason Beghe and Jon Seda.
FOX has picked up a full 22-episode first season of “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” which routinely comes in as the network’s second-highest rated Tuesday night series behind “New Girl.”
The network has chosen to put those two series back to back with a “special one-hour comedy event” after the Super Bowl on February 2, 2014.
The CW has quietly ordered a 21st cycle of “America’s Next Top Model,” which has begun casting both men and women for the upcoming season.