'Chuck,' 'Outsourced,' 'Parenthood': Keep 'em or kill 'em?


NBC's roster of bubble shows is a little smaller than we would have anticipated earlier this month, thanks to the pickups of "Community" and "Parks and Recreation" a couple weeks ago. But there are still several shows whose fates could go either way in the next six weeks.One of them, "Chuck," is a Bubble Watch perennial, a show with a passionate fan base that's not quite big enough to make its renewal an easy decision. Whatever decision NBC ends up making, though, we can count on it being one of the more closely watched shows as the May upfronts approach.Another big factor will be how much of a stamp NBC's new leadership, headed by former Showtime chief Bob Greenblatt, will want to put on the 2011-12 schedule. The network has 22 pilots -- 10 dramas and 12 comedies -- in development, and it wouldn't be a surprise to see NBC do a pretty radical makeover...



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