'The Mob Doctor' canceled at FOX but will air all 13 episodes; 'Touch' premiere moves again

FOX has made official what most TV observers have anticipated since very early in the season: "The Mob Doctor" is getting whacked.The low-rated drama will, however, get to finish out its 13-episode order. The scheduling of the last four episodes practically screams "burnoff," but it is being allowed to play out the string.Following a regularly scheduled airing on Monday (Dec. 3), the show will go off the air for three weeks as FOX goes into holiday programming mode. The final four episodes of the series, which stars Jordana Spiro, will air on Dec. 29 (a Saturday), Dec. 31 (New Year's Eve), Jan. 5 (another Saturday) and Jan. 7, opposite college football's BCS championship game on ESPN."The Mob Doctor" averages 4.45 million viewers and a paltry 1.3 rating among adults 18-49. Aside from "Fringe" (4 million), which is also ending this season, it's the least-watched drama on any of the big four networks this fall.In other...



1 comment


What's wrong with this comment?

Let us know why you think this comment is inappropriate.

Dec 2, 2012 10:12PM EST

THATS SO NOT FAIR! That show is amazing I don't care what they say. Why can't some Canadian network or a smaller network pick it up! Why are we limited to whatever shows the major stations Fox/CBS/CW/NBC/etc decide is "good enough" to make them money. I am so unbelievably upset and angry right now. That's 4 shows in one year that I've had cancelled that I absolutely loved all of them.

Want to comment on this? First, you must log in to your SideReel account!