Monday, April 27, 2015

What "Love Returns" Wrought

After launching with considerable fanfare, WKRP in Cincinnati's ratings declined steadily over the first half of the first season. After the creative and ratings nadir of "Love Returns," CBS pulled WKRP from the schedule for retooling. The Wall Street Journal, which had carried a piece promoting the show's premiere, now described it as "temporarily cancelled."

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No hiatus for us, though! At least not yet. We'll have a new podcast this Wednesday, revisiting "Mama's Review" (a clip episode designed to onboard new viewers after the show returned two months later) and "A Date With Jennifer."

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