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NBC Cuts 'Chase' Episode Order, CW Preps Series Based on DC Comics Character Raven and More

by Chris Harnick, posted Dec 3rd 2010 6:00PM
Chase'Chase' fans, your show is in trouble. NBC has cut the order of episodes from 22 to 18.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, the series has struggled in ratings and come January it will go against Fox's 'American Idol.'

The drama about U.S. Marshal Annie Frost (Kelli Giddish) and her squad of fugitive chasers has failed to deliver in the coveted 18-49 demographic. Its most recent episode brought in a 1.6 rating in adults 18-49.

In other TV news ...

Rapper/actor Method Man is guest starring on 'The Good Wife.' CBS has teased the actor may play a prison friend of Peter Florrick (Chris Noth). [CBS]

Jeremy Irons has been tapped by 'Law & Order: SVU.' The Oscar-winner will play a sex therapist who runs a sex addiction clinic. [TV Guide]

The CW is preparing a drama based on the DC Comics character Raven. The character, known for her demon origins, has been a mainstay of 'Teen Titans' for years. Diego Gutierrez is writing the project and will serve as executive producer if the script order turns into a pilot. [Variety]

• 'Jersey Shore' star Jenni J-Woww Farley is in legal trouble. Her ex-boyfriend, who used to be her manager too, is suing over unpaid booking fees. [PopEater]

Stephen Amell has joined the cast of 'The Vampire Diaries.' Amell will play Brady, a friend of Mason Lockwood, and appear in two episodes. [E! Online] Another DC Comics superheroine could be on her way to primetime.

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i guess i'll start having to get my drama fix from books again!i can't believe the studios are dropping another great show in favor of a stupid game show or "reality"tv. if you can call it that. shame on them.

May 15 2011 at 12:02 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Barry Kristufek

My wife even likes Annie.......

February 04 2011 at 5:21 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Barry Kristufek

Minute to whatever over Annie Frost, you got to be kidding??

February 04 2011 at 5:19 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Tammy Jennings

The show is really good. My husband and myself both love watching the action. The show also teaches you things to do with fugitives and how some are not all bad, just trying to survive sometimes with the rest of the world. It also lets us know that we should be aware of our community at all times. I watched all of the CSI's and Law & Orders, Chase is just as good as those shows. Please, consider keeping it on the air. It might just need a little longer for people to recognize its potential.

January 10 2011 at 10:34 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
mercedes marcano

i enjoy watching Chase i hope it will still run for a long time. i think the plot is very good and the action is awesome. please nbc give it another chance.

January 06 2011 at 11:12 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
Jerry Goldman

I will watch Chase or any other program other than American Idol. I have not watch American Idol in the last couple years. I have thoughts of manipilation by producers of who gets picked and who does not. I do not like it when judges act like jerks and insult and laugh at perpective hopefuls. Understand there major changes of judges this year. It seems, I guest, to insult others is a way to increase rating. However, ratings did decline. Not sorry about that, they got what they deserved. Please network, do not give up on Chase. Viewers will be looking for something else if they continue with there efforts of humorism at others expense.

Did watch America's Got Talent. Did not find that as offensive. Notice there was a considerable amount of munipulation in America's Got Talent when they broke down to the finals of 12 & 12 for 2 nights. Michael Grimm certainly is talented, but not the best.

December 06 2010 at 1:15 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply

I like Chase too. Alright, the plots all follow the same format, but they had some girl-on-girl action last week. Kelli Giddish is a hottie.

December 04 2010 at 7:41 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply

Really??? American Idol is better than Chase??? Give me a break!!!

December 04 2010 at 11:58 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
Bob Kimball

I watch CHASE regularly. Love the cast and the story-line, but wish the main character--Marshal AQnnie Frost--were a little more "feminine" acting. Her character is oh, so macho that I think it misses the boat. Maybe just a little more femineness might make for a better fit?

December 04 2010 at 11:24 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply

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