TV Junkie: LA's 'Southland' Axed; Uh Oh 'Hawaii Five-O'
NBC's edgy cop drama "Southland" has been given the ax - a victim of the network's Leno-ization of the 10pm slot. The series was supposed to restart on October 23rd and was in the middle of shooting the 6th episode but now thoere's no word on if and when the finished episodes will ever air. This was a good show and it's a goddam shame it won't be continued. Oh, and who's on Leno tonight? Football dinosaur Terry Bradshaw, thanks for scraping the bottom of the barrel for that, NBC.
From tsunami-watch to bad-acting-watch, news has it that Hawaii will be subjected to a CBS reworking of "Hawaii Five-O". Since "Fringe" co-creators Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci are writing the pilot, we will give it at least that shot, but unless they have continued involvement, we don't have a lot of hopes for the show.