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Thursday, May 16th, 2013

USA Is in Talks to Pick Up 'Happy Endings' But a Deal Is Unlikely

ABC canceled its critically-acclaimed but underwatched comedy Happy Endings last week, and there's been speculation that the USA network would pick up the show just like how TBS saved Cougar Town from the clutches of cancelation last year. USA is officially in negotiations with Happy Endings' studio Sony TV to pick up the show, Variety reports, but Deadline reports that, "At this point … a pickup appears unlikely but the network is carefully exploring the opportunity to migrate a show with some success on broadcast TV and a dedicated fan base." Happy Endings is the only recently-canceled network sitcom that fits that description, unless Go On has more of a hardcore fan base than I assume it does.

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  • Gali

    I'm so sad right now. USA was the only hope I had left. ABC ruined this shows chances of ever getting a bigger audience by moving it around so much.

  • http://www.facebook.com/kk.akuoku KK Akuoku

    Deadline was also the news site that reported that Dan Harmon was contemplating a return to Community for Season 5.

    I'll give you a moment for that to sink in.