What happens in Vegas...gets canceled by NBC
Can you recall last Friday's episode of NBC's Las Vegas, the one that was touted as the show's season finale? Well, the network made a small grammatical faux pas. You see, they really meant to say that it was the 'series-finale-because-we're -canceling-the-damn-show' finale instead. You could see where the confusion was.
Yep, you read right. Straight from the The One Known As Ausiello we hear that the casino drama is ending its run after five years on the air. It's not like they didn't try to keep the series afloat after anchor star James Caan left last season. Heck, they replaced him with a fairly stoic Tom Selleck as owner of the Montecito. However, rather than increasing the ratings, the change led to a double-digit ratings decline.
Course, it didn't help that the show was put into the broadcast network wasteland of 10 pm Friday night. I say 'broadcast network' because that night is usually gold for the cable networks (see recent ratings for Psych). I'm a bit sad that this show is leaving the network. While it was fluffy drama at most times, it was a change of pace from all of the serious shows that air on NBC. I guess they'll replace it with a game show or reality program. Sigh.