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Posts Tagged ‘Alcatraz’

Fox Cancels Abrams Show

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

J.J. Abrams is batting one-for-two this week with the news that although his new show Revolution was picked up by NBC earlier this week, another show of his was axed by FOX.

Alcatraz was the story about inmates of the infamous prison who vanished in 1963 only to reappear in modern day San Francisco. The show was one of four canceled by FOX this week.

Low ratings did in Alcatraz, which launched with over ten million viewers in the age 18-49 demographics, but finished was less than half of that number.

Fox: Abrams’ Show Yes, Kurtzman/Orci Show No

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

Fox network has announced which shows it will keep for fall of 2011 and which shows have been axed and even though there were plenty of cancellations, J.J. AbramsAlcatraz has survived the cuts.

Alcatraz joins three other new shows: The New Girl, I Hate My Daughter, and Finder, which will air this fall.  Other shows which will appear on Fox include Terra Nova, Glee, Fringe and House.


Fox Commits To Abrams Pilot

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

J.J. Abrams, who co-created the popular Lost along with Jeffrey Lieber and Damon Lindelof, is working on another project which will be set on an island.

The pilot for Alcatraz, the new “top secret” project by Abrams, has been picked up by Fox.