Satellite channels hit by US axed shows

by David Allen

The UK’s satellite and cable channels must be looking at their schedules as the US producers announce which programmes will be getting the axe and which get to carrying on for another season.

Renewed: King of the Hill (Fox); American Dad (Fox) – also airs on BBC3; Family Guy (Fox) – also airs on BBC3;
Axed: Life (NBC) – also aired on ITV3.

Renewed: The New Adventures of Old Christine (CBS)

Renewed: America’s Next Top Model (CW); Grey’s Anatomy (ABC)
Axed: Lipstick Jungle (NBC)

Sci-Fi UK
Renewed: Dollhouse (Fox)
Axed: Knight Rider (NBC)

Sky 1
Renewed: Bones (Fox); House (Fox); 24 (Fox); Cold Case (CBS); The Simpsons (Fox)
Axed: Prison Break (Fox)

Virgin 1
Renewed: Chuck (NBC)
Axed: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (Fox); Eleventh Hour (CBS)

Axed: The Unit (CBS)

Comedy Central
Renewed: Rules of Engagement (CBS)

There are some surprises in there and just as the broadcasters are getting into the swing of things it’s all change once more.