Where's Ned When You Need Him?

I would gladly sacrifice another TV show just so we could have Pushing Daisies for longer than the TV-equivalent of 60 seconds.

It seems, for the time being, that Pushing Daisies will not be able to give the series a proper send-off ending most likely mid-storyline with a huge cliffhanger, no doubt (i.e., reportedly). But Daisies fans should not be so quick to say they will never fall in love with a show again for the fear that their beloved show will one day leave them unexpectedly (okay, maybe not unexpectedly, there were rumors) and without reason.

Charlotte Charles came back to life. So in a way, Daisies not providing closure at least leaves it open for a resurrection.

Okay. Maybe not. But at least the show-runners won't have to put together some unintended, convoluted, and unsatisfactory series finale. The show deserves better than that. Even if that "better than that" is an open-ender ender.

At least this way, the show will do its fans what any good story teller should do: keep them wanting more. That's a pretty hard trick to pull off in this age of instant gratification. Nevertheless, this method employed episode after episode is timeless, admirable, and way more sophisticated than some of the crap on T.V. right now (in its 5th season, no less).

So chin up. The show was loved (by few), which is more than most human people can say. Also, more good TV is on the way. In other words, when ABC cLoses One door, it openS anoTher one.

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Nov 12, 2015 5:38PM EST

Call ABC:
818-460-7477press 1 (for abc networks prime time)press 2 (opinions-30 sec comments)press 2 (for the list of prime time shows)and press extension 788 for Pushing Daisies

Write or Email ABC Executives:
President and Chairman of ABCAnne Sweeney3800 Alameda AveBurbank, CA91505-4300Email:anne.x.sweeney@abc.comanne.x.sweeney@disney.com
President of ABC EntertainmentSteve McPherson500 S. Buena Vista St.Burbank, CA 91521-0001
Operations PresidentAlex Wallau500 S Buena Vista St.Burbank, CA 91521-0001Email:alex.wallau@abc.com
Programming Senior Vice President of ABCJohn SaadeEmail:john.saade@abc.com

Contact Warner Brothers and encourage them to find a new network for Pushing Daisies:
MAIL:Pushing DaisiesWarner Bros. TV300 Television PlazaBurbank, CA 91505
PHONE: 818-954-7361


Contact other networks and encourage them to pick up Pushing Daisies:
CBSCBS Television51 West 52nd StreetNew York, NY 10019(212) 975-4321
Mail: Mr. Mark SternExecutive VP Original ProgrammingNBC Universal - Sci Fi Channel100 Universal City PlazaBldg. 1400, 14th FloorUniversal City, CA 91608Mark.Stern@nbcuni.comDavid HowePresidentNBC Universal - Sci Fi Channel30 Rockefeller Plaza, 21st FloorNew York, NY 10112Dave.Howe@nbcuni.com
FAX: 212-413-6509

scroll down to the last link, "How do I contact TBS?" and then select the orange "Request Support" tab at the top. I classified my show selection as "other".

Select "other" from the drop down menu.

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Dec 7, 2008 10:03AM EST

yeah.... no. I'm not buying it. Nice obituary, but it all seems like a cop out. If ABC is going to end a show that has shown NOTHING but SUPPORT from its millions of fans around the world, has generated several websites dedicated to saving it and keeping it from going off the air, and has touched the lives of so many viewers, the least it should do is give us some sort of closure.
When you break up with someone you've been dating for awhile, you don't just say, "well, it's been fun!" and take off for the nearest woman/man; you get closure so that you can move on. This is the same thing; you don't just leave a show like PD with some huge cliffhanger and say "well, it's been fun!" you get closure. Or, you move to a different network (hopefully).

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