Category: New Obscurities

TV shows don't have to be old to be obscure. New obscurities are born practically every few months, some of which are discussed here.


ABC Cancels Members Only Without Airing A Single Episode

  • November 24th, 2014 at 8:00PM
Another day, another TV show cancelled without a single episode airing. This time it was ABC’s planned drama series Members Only, to have starred John Stamos and Betsy Brandt. Continue Reading →

NBC Cancels Sitcom Mission Control Before It Can Blastoff

  • October 15th, 2014 at 8:00PM
NBC has cancelled its sitcom Mission Control, which was given a 6-episode order back in May and was expected to premiere as a mid-season replacement. Continue Reading →

Let’s Predict the First Cancellation of the 2014-2015 Season

  • September 22nd, 2014 at 8:15AM
The 2014-2015 television season kicks off tonight. What will be the first cancellation (and first new obscurity) this year? Continue Reading →

Revisiting Fall 2004

  • September 21st, 2014 at 12:15PM
A look back at Fall 2004 and new obscurities like Father of the Pride, The Mountain, Listen Up, LAX — all now a decade old. Continue Reading →

NBC Cancels Planned Emerald City Limited Series

  • August 28th, 2014 at 7:30AM
New obscurity alert: NBC’s planned limited series Emerald City has been cancelled. Continue Reading →

Another FOX Show Cancelled Without Airing an Episode

  • July 1st, 2014 at 9:00PM
FOX has cancelled Hieroglyph, a drama planned as a mid-season replacement for the 2014-2015 season, without a single episode airing. Continue Reading →

FOX Cancels Another Show Without Airing A Single Episode

  • June 11th, 2014 at 9:30PM
FOX has announced it will not air the 7 completed episodes of sitcom Us & Them, making it the latest new obscurity to be cancelled before it premiered. Continue Reading →

New Obscurities of the 2013-2014 Television Season

  • May 25th, 2014 at 7:00PM
The 2013-2014 television season has come to a close. It produced quite a few new obscurities, including shows that premiered in the fall as well as in the winter or spring as mid-season replacements. What was your favorite? Continue Reading →