Why was the TV show Sliders discontinued after Season 5?
Websites say because the show was getting too expensive to produce more episodes. Other reasons are the fans were very upset with all the changes, and the writers decided to cancel the show and stop the complaints. They fired John Rhys Davies for apparently making a joke about one of the producer's wives, Sabrina Lloyd quit to act or do something else, plus she fought with Kari Wuhrer and they decided to keep Kari over her, Charlie O'Connel was hired only because of Jerry O'Connel, who left after they 1. refused to promote him to executive producer, and 2. they fired the others, so he left, causing Charlie to be fired along with him... They replaced both of them in the S5 premiere, and did not show the faces of the other actors, who had very different voices, making it obvious enough they were not the O'Connel's. After S5 had been going, fans got very upset, even sending death threats and hate mail (apparently) so they made the final episode with them as a show, and signs with real fan reactions, such as "BRING WADE BACK" "WHERE ARE QUINN AND COLIN" and the whole "BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND: PROFESSOR ARTURO" thing the sliders saw on TV... The writers were fed up, had a low budget, and screwed the fans over by cancelling SLIDERS. Although the reactions were bad, Arturo dying added Maggie, who was another great character, Wade being captured added Colin, who was also great, and Quinn being fused added Mallory, and Colin being unstuck added Diana... The initial premise of S5 was to find a way to get Quinn out of Mallory, and find and stabilize Colin, once the fans figured out why the O'Connel's were gone, they changed the premise to getting home, with their original intention supposedly impossible. The show went downward, but also added more great storylines and characters to compensate. And the best part is that the show was epic, and will always be epic, since fans continued it through fanfictions, etc.
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There really isn't an average. Networks probably want 5 seasons since then they can sell it intosyndication and make more money from the show but some shows last1, some 7, some 27, some 47. Someone could add up all the currently running shows and come upwith an average but that's a LOT of data to …accumulate whenyou consider how many shows are currently running in the U.S., notto mention world wide. (MORE)
Lost is now on Thursdays at 8:00pm. Which may confuse some since they have always played the show on Wednesday nights.
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There were 86 episodes in 6 seasons. the last season being the shortest, was broken into 2, originally they planned on stoppping it after 12episodes but then they added an extra 6
usually 20-24 episodes in the US. Sometimes can be lower (depending on what series it is). For most series in the UK about 6-10, sometimes more (for example, Waterloo Road is from the UK and has about 18-20 episodes per season.)
On May 7, 2007, ABC Entertainment President Stephen McPherson announced that Lost will end during the 2009-2010 season with a "highly anticipated and shocking finale. We felt that this was the only way to give Lost a proper creative conclusion," McPherson said. Beginning with the 2007-2008 televisio…n season, the final 48 episodes of Lost would have been aired as three seasons with 16 episodes each, with Lost concluding in its sixth season. Due to the writers strike, the fourth season featured 14 episodes, and Seasons 5 and 6 will have 17 episodes each. Lindelof stated that Lost would return in January 2009 for a fifth season.. - WikiPedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LOST). They have not determined a specific date yet as of today, 10.26.08. (MORE)
They are on their 15th season which will be the last season of ER. So there will be 15 seasons total.
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Apparently in summer or autumn 2009 after the Mentalist has finished (which currently occupies the same schedule slot as House).
There are 8 seasons in the TV series Monk ... if you've never heard of this show then you should watch it ... it is VERY good =)
YES! The Game will be returning for an all new Season. BET has picked up The Game for Season 4.
No. Although I truly adore this show... no. I asked Melissa Altro the voice of Paige on Grossology and she said that she already knows that there would not be a Grossology Season 3. Sorry...
The original Twilight Zone was canceled in January 1964. CBS claimed it was spending too much money and didn't get high enough ratings. ABC expressed some interest in picking it up, but wanted another title. Rod Serling said no.
It can vary. Most broadcast network shows have 22 episodes, though there is a trend to do some with only 10-13. "Sleepy Hollow" is an example. Most cable television series do 10-13 episodes.
Websites say he was fired because he had gotten into conflicts with the producers over the stories being done as he felt like they were just ripping off ideas from other works.
Websites say he wanted to be promoted to Executive Producer- but the studio would not allow it because they thought he did not have enough experience. So he decided to leave as a result- but the studio decided his brother Charlie O'Connell had to go out along with him as well since he was the only r…eason his brother had been hired to appear on the show. (MORE)
Websites say she was asked to leave because she was not getting along with her co-worker Kari Wuher.
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According to websites- NBC said it started getting too expensive to continue because the final season cost the studio lots of money on the scenes where the car went into "Super Pursuit Mode".
It is believed the ratings had dropped real bad and that was the reason why there was not a fifth season after one had been planned.
It was already decided the show would be cancelled because the ratings had dropped- but it stopped mid-season after Victor French got real sick and eventually passed away. Michael Landon had been asked to finish the season without him- but he ordered the studio to instantly cancel the show instead.
The ratings went down during the last season causing it to be only 13 episodes.
Because the producers just thought it was time for it to come to an end after seven great seasons- Richard Dean Anderson and some of his co-stars even cried after being announced the news of that.
Because Universal had decided it had run long enough. The series finale was originally planned as an episode setting up a spin-off- but it was never picked up and that was where the series actually ended.
Probably because Adrian Paul decided he was tired of it and ready to move on to other things.
A fifth season might have been planned- but websites said that the actors realized their wardrobes at the studio were being carried off the sets meaning the series was no longer intended to have more episodes made.
Probably because the ratings had dropped causing it to be cancelled as a result. There is a series finale that answers a question the fans had during the entire run of the show- but the producers were not intending the series to actually end there.
It is believed that the ratings had dropped real low as a result of Linda Hamilton leaving the show causing fans to lose interest- 13 episodes without her had been filmed and the studio was only going to make more after that if the show continued being as successful as it had been when she was on it…. (MORE)
Apparently there originally was going to be a fifth season as fans said the final episode ended with "To Be Continued" when it first premiered- but websites said the actors were starting to feel like they had enough with everything already and would go crazy if they had to do one more season after t…hat. (MORE)
As of 2011, it is on it's 8th season. Watch it on Tuesdays 8:00-9:00 @ The CW.
The television industry is completely unforgiving towards those who provide it with the material which allows it to make money. If a particular kind of entertainment doesn't pull the viewers, it's gone. To survive on television a show needs to draw sufficient viewers - and therefore revenue - to j…ustify its continued existence. Any viewer has the option to turn off any program they don't enjoy. They can even turn off the whole television if they like. What matters is the viewers who keep watching. As long as enough of them keep watching, the show keeps showing. (MORE)
Probably not- they were possibly just going to have one more episode happen to resolve the problem at the end of the last one. But it never got made and that just happened to be how everything ended.
Meet the Press has been airing since 1947 & continues to air to this day.
Durham County will not be returning for a 4th season. However,there are other projects at work with the franchise.
I am pretty sure there is going to be, and I really hope so! I've heard that there's going to be, but I'm not for sure.
It varies. Broadcast networks usually do 22 episodes. Cable channels do 10 or 13. Sometimes doing fewer episodes enables the producers to hire a bigger name actor. Other times it's just a budget issue.
There was a total of 70 episodes with two seasons. Season 1 had 38 Episodes and season 2 had 32. There where 4 DVDs. One being a complete series, another being the same name but being the Closed Casket Collection, another having season one, and lastly season 2.
The tv show "Firefly" only had one season on FOX before it was cancelled, but they made the movie Serenity to help wrap up storylines.
Three. The first season is ten episodes while seasons two and three are a full 24 episodes each.
This question cannot be answered the way it is written. Please be more specific. Please rephrase and resubmit your question so it can be answered. Season 4 of what show?.
There isn't a single answer for this question. It depends on the season & frankly if you're referring to simply the network programming or including cable & syndicated shows as well. Obviously including cable & syndicated the number would be much greater. Just looking at the networks, ABC, NBC, CBS…, FOX & CW, . For the 2012-2013 TV season there are 132 shows. . For the 2011-2012 TV season there were 115 shows. . For the 2010-2011 TV season there were 136 shows. I'm not going to count anymore but I found this information on Wikipedia if you want to peruse the remaining TV seasons. (MORE)
Channel 4 still put Desperate housewives. Rogers tv might have it also when looking at the list of tv series. Their is always dvd that you can rent to see it or buy at the store or online for a decent price. Their is different options to choose from.
Jesse which is an American sitcom had two seasons in total, the first season ran from 1998-1999 and the second season ran from 1999-2000, the show was cancelled after its second season due to the growing popularity of the sitcom friends.
Black and white television were broadcast in this manner due to that fact that television sets could not display color versions. By the mid 1970s most television sets were color models and therefore black and white shows were discontinued.
The top 5 shows on American TV are as follows: at the top is Grey's Anatomy, followed by Game of Thrones, followed by NCIS, followed by The Big Bang Theory, and in 5th How I Met Your Mother.
In total, there were 6 seasons of the television show Nubeluz. It was a Peruvian children's show which ran from 1990 to 1996. It was usually hosted by two or three young girls.
The TV show Friends ran from September 22, 1994 all the way to May 6, 2004 with a total of 10 seasons. Friends has become one of the most popular sitcoms of all time.
According to executive producer Kenneth Johnson, the head of CBS programming, felt that the series had run its course and didn't even want a season five. However they already had enough episodes already filmed for another partial season. Bill Bixby talked to other networks about picking up the show,… but no deal could be reached in time to keep it in production. (MORE)
16 episodes went on TV up until now. The 17th episode will air on March 27th.
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