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[12/15/06 - 04:57 PM]
'Show Me,' 'Day Break' Out in Latest ABC Shuffle
By Brian Ford Sullivan (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- ABC is shuffling its deck chairs once again, pulling both Wednesday newcomers "Show Me the Money" and "Day Break" from its schedule effective immediately.

In addition, production has been halted on "Money's" back-six order (read the story). In total, just five of the show's seven completed installments have aired.

Both "Money" and "Break" hit series lows this past Wednesday among adults 18-49 (a 1.7 rating for the former and a 1.4 rating for the latter), making the news not much of a surprise. "Break" had previously been set to run through December 27 before going on hiatus.

The network is expected to stream the seven remaining episodes of "Break" on ABC.com.

The news marks the Alphabet's first official cancellations of the 2006-07 season. Still sitting on the shelf, but technically alive are "Extreme Makeover" (three episodes yet to air), "Help Me Help You" (four), "The Nine" (six) and "Six Degrees" (seven).

As for their replacements, repeats of "America's Funniest Home Videos" (which currently air on Fridays at 8:00/7:00c) will shift to Tuesdays at 8:00/7:00c starting on January 2 while various repeats of "The George Lopez Show" and "According to Jim" will fill the network's Wednesday schedule on December 20 and December 27.

To review, here's a breakdown of the affected nights:

Tuesdays
8:00/7:00c - "America's Funniest Home Videos" (repeats, as of Jan. 2)
9:00/8:00c - "Big Day"
9:30/8:30c - "Big Day" (as of Dec. 19)
10:00/9:00c - "Boston Legal"

Wednesdays
8:00/7:00c - "George Lopez" (as of Jan. 24)
8:30/7:30c - "According to Jim" (as of Jan. 3)
9:00/8:00c - "The Knights of Prosperity" (as of Jan. 3)
9:30/8:30c - "In Case of Emergency" (as of Jan. 3)
10:00/9:00c - "Primetime"

Fridays
8:00/7:00c - "Grey's Anatomy" (encores, as of Jan. 12)
9:00/8:00c - "Brothers & Sisters" (encores, as of Jan. 12)
10:00/9:00c - "20/20"





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· 20/20 (ABC)
· ACCORDING TO JIM (ABC)
· AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (ABC)
· BIG DAY (ABC)
· BOSTON LEGAL (ABC)
· BROTHERS & SISTERS (ABC)
· DAY BREAK (ABC)
· EXTREME MAKEOVER (ABC)
· GEORGE LOPEZ SHOW, THE (ABC)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· HELP ME HELP YOU (ABC)
· IN CASE OF EMERGENCY (ABC)
· KNIGHTS OF PROSPERITY, THE (ABC)
· NINE, THE (ABC)
· PRIMETIME (ABC)
· SHOW ME THE MONEY (ABC)
· SIX DEGREES (ABC)





[08/24/16 - 03:32 PM]
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[08/24/16 - 02:31 PM]
"Live with Kelly" Kicks Off 2016-17 Season on September 5, 2016
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[08/24/16 - 01:15 PM]
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[08/24/16 - 12:23 PM]
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[08/24/16 - 12:15 PM]
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Look for the season finale of Monday, August 29 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/24/16 - 11:20 AM]
National Geographic Channel Announces Commemorative Programming Event to Honor 15th Anniversary of Sept. 11
Look for the world premiere of a new compilation special, "9/11: The Longest War."

[08/24/16 - 11:19 AM]
"Catching Kelce Preview Special" Airs Following New Episode of "WAGS" This Sunday, August 28
"Catching Kelce" will then premiere on Wednesday, October 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/24/16 - 10:39 AM]
Video: Discovery Releases First Teaser for "Taking Fire"
The five-part series will now premiere Tuesday, September 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/24/16 - 10:03 AM]
Spike's "Lip Sync Battle" Goes Live for the First Time Ever
The highly-anticipated season 3 of "Lip Sync Battle" premieres on Wednesday, October 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/24/16 - 09:52 AM]
Music Superstar Ciara Completes Celebrity Judges Panel for the 96th Miss America Competition Live Broadcast
Ciara will join entrepreneur Mark Cuban, Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas, actress Sara Foster, musician and actress Laura Marano, singer-songwriter Cole Swindell and former Miss America Sharlene Wells Hawkes as celebrity judges.

[08/24/16 - 09:46 AM]
GSN's Horror-Themed Game "Hellevator" Returns for Its Second Season with a Special Four-Week Network Event Beginning Friday, October 7 at 9 PM
The series is produced by Matador and Blumhouse Productions, in association with Lionsgate.

[08/24/16 - 09:30 AM]
Video: New Teaser and World Premiere Time Revealed for BBC America's "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency"
In addition, the network has announced a series of programming stunts, including an original "Star Trek" anniversary celebration, to premiere in the build up to the new series launch.

[08/24/16 - 09:19 AM]
Comedy Central Greenlights Series from James Davis
Davis, host of "Swag-A-Saurus with James Davis," Comedy Central's most watched Snapchat original series, grew up "hood-adjacent" and brings his unique, urban point-of-view to the new weekly series set to premiere in January 2017.

[08/24/16 - 09:16 AM]
Chart-Topping Breakout Artists Alessia Cara, Jidenna and Lukas Graham To Perform at the 2016 "MTV VMA Pre-Show" Live from the Red Carpet at MSG on Sunday, August 28 at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT
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[08/24/16 - 09:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent," "Better Late Than Never" Top Charts
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