'Mockingbird Lane' dead again


Earlier today we posted an article about how AMC seems unable to make up its mind about what to do with series. And while AMC does appear to have a bit of a case of not knowing what to do tomorrow, it comes nowhere near the level of mind changing that NBC does. 

Case in point is 'Mockingbird Lane,' the revamp they created of 1960s CBS sitcom 'The Munsters.' The series, developed by the creator of 'Pushing Daisies' and 'Dead Like Me,' Bryan Fuller, was ordered by NBC in November 2011 and in January of this year they announced it would be called 'Mockingbird Lane,' after the residence of the Munster family. The series would be a drama with stunning visuals and much darker and edgier than 'The Munsters' was.

Except NBC got cold feet. After saying they would not air the pilot, they changed course and aired it as a lead in to 'Grimm.' And it did pretty well, as its airing on October 26 was viewed by 5.47 million people.

Not enough to save the series though, as Fuller tweeted today that "I tweet with a heavy heart. NBC not moving forward with #MockingbirdLane. From producers and cast, thank you all for enthusiasm and support."


- Mockingbird Lane

Written by: Hamatosan
Dec 27th, 2012, 8:34 pm


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Since: 03/Jan/13
Message Posted On Jan 2nd, 2013, 6:22 pm

you would think if they had haft a brain, they would at least have shown a full series before cancelling it. You wonder where do they get all this money to waste, in the end they are only doing damage to themselfs as people will stop watching they channel as they will think that if they get into a show, it will end up getting cancelled so why bother????????

NBC - you should get your act togther and stop wasting so much money and time if your not going to follow thru with it


Message Posted On Dec 28th, 2012, 5:05 pm
Too bad. NBCancelled lives up to their name, yet again.

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Since: 28/Oct/12
Message Posted On Dec 28th, 2012, 4:45 am

Same, my wife and I really enjoyed it.  Which is rare for they're clueless.


Message Posted On Dec 27th, 2012, 10:03 pm
That is lame. My wife and I watched it unsure of how it might turn out, but we ended up really enjoying it.
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