Thursday, October 10th, 2013

CBS Cancels 'We Are Men' After Two Episodes

CBS has become the first network to cancel a sitcom this season, ditching the underperforming We Are Men from its Monday night lineup after only two episodes. The sitcom, which starred Tony Shalhoub, Jerry O’Connell, Chris Smith and Kal Penn, never caught on, and failed to retain the audience of it's lead-in, How I Met Your Mother. Monday's episode had only 5.4 million viewers, a pittance for CBS, who pulled in more than 15 million for the premiere of Robin Williams' The Crazy Ones.

CBS will fill the spot by moving 2 Broke Girls forward to We Are Men's 8:30 spot, and fill with reruns of The Big Bang Theory for a few weeks until the return of Mike & Molly on November 4.

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  • Stuie299

    I wanted to like this show more than I did (its the first time in 5 years that CBS has green-lit a single-camera sitcom), but the writing was just awful.

    • ffffffffffffffffffffffffffff

      I've never seen it. Was wondering if it sucked. How was the writing bad? Jokes trying too hard/not funny enough?

      • Stuie299

        Basically the comedy was really broad and dumbed down. Like if it wasn't on CBS I don't think Shalhoub, O'Connell, or Penn would be anywhere near this. Its basically something they would air on TBS and I mean after the Tyler Perry invasion and not before when they had 10 Items or Less and My Boys.

  • Robert

    Why can't they cancel mike and molly? Hopefully they move Mom down to 9 so I can skip mike easily.