Looks as if Sean couldn't save himself from low ratings.
But the series has generated meager ratings and very little buzz, debuting to an audience of just 4.4 million and steadily falling to a low of 2.58 million viewers last week and notching a paltry .7 rating in the 18-to-49 demographic (which translates to about 900,000 viewers).
NBC initially ordered 13 episodes of "Sean Saves the World," despite its modest debut, and made a tentative show of support foe the series by ordering an additional five in November. Thirteen episodes of the series have already aired, and an additional half-hour installment has reportedly already been filmed. NBC has not said what it plans to do about this last episode, but this Thursday's comedy lineup will be preempted by the "SNL Sports Spectacular" special.
NBC has not addressed the fate of "The
Last week at the Television Critics Assn. press tour, NBC chairman Bob Greenblatt expressed support for both shows but frustration with their low ratings.: "Creatively, we think they’re good shows, and we’re really unhappy that we can’t find an audience for them in those time periods. So we’re going to still work hard to see what we can do on Thursday nights. It is a real, real uphill battle.”
NBC, which also canceled