To the surprise of almost no one,
"Ironside" was a remake of the classic Raymond Burr series about a disabled detective, this time starring Blair Underwood. "Welcome to the Family" was NBC's stab at making a
Until January, NBC will replace "Ironside" in the 10 p.m. Wednesday slot with a mix of "Dateline" crime packages and holiday specials. "Chicago P.D.," a spin-off of
The moves come as NBC finds itself at a crossroads. The network -- which suffered through years of poor ratings -- is No. 1 so far this fall in the key adults aged 18 to 49 demographic, the group most sought by big advertisers.
However, most of that strength is due to Sunday NFL football games - which disappear in January - as well as the singing smash
But things look considerably better for NBC this winter than they did last season. The Winter Olympics will help the network avoid the ratings fall-off it saw last January. It also has a much-anticipated Sunday drama in "Believe," a supernatural fantasy from
What do you think of NBC's latest maneuvers?