After a splashy debut in which it more than doubled its time slot predecessor’s average deliveries, ABC’s Resurrection has fallen back to earth.
On the Friday night before the TV world converges on New York for the upfronts, word about their respective orders, renewals and cancelations is starting to trickle in from the ABC and CBS camps.
Like a strip mall that houses an endless succession of failed take-out restaurants, some time slots are seemingly doomed to failure. And unfortunately for ABC, its Sunday 10 p.m. hour appears to be one of the more haunted slots on the dial.
ABC’s Thursday 8 p.m. time slot continues to be a dead spot in the network’s prime-time lineup, as the new drama series Zero Hour premiered to record low ratings.
With just under three weeks to go before the film world descends on Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre, ABC has sold the last available inventory in its broadcast of the 84th annual Academy Awards.