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Is "Life" going to make it?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by mediaguy, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. mediaguy

    mediaguy Active Member

    Couple other people have mentioned NBC's "Life" on here, with Damian Lewis. really like the show, but it's struggled the last few weeks since they took Sarah Shahi's character in an awkward arc to make it less obvious the actress is pregnant. They've added Gabrielle Union, which should help, but I worry losing the chemistry between Lewis and Shahi will drop ratings and keep the show from getting renewed ...
     
  2. Care Bear

    Care Bear Guest

    No way this show is getting renewed with NBC cutting down to 2 hours of prime a night with Leno at 10p.
     
  3. beardpuller

    beardpuller Active Member

    It's one of my favorites. My only problem with it is that the weekly minidose of intrigue about the situation that sent Crews to prison is so inscrutable, you never have any idea what the hell is being hinted at.
    I think the writing is really good and Lewis hits just the right note.
     
  4. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest

    So this isn't about the purple section in USA Today?
     
  5. D-Backs Hack

    D-Backs Hack Guest

    I have no confidence in NBC making any smart programming decisions.
     
  6. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    I have a problem with the spinner in the middle of the board flying off.
     
  7. Killick

    Killick Well-Known Member

    I was a big fan the first season. Since then, the time slot, time changes, and Crews not being suspected anymore kinda killed it for me. Still a big Damien Lewis fan -- possibly the most underrated actor on TV today.
     
  8. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    I hope they wrap it up - no way the show gets renewed - but I like it. The show wouldn't be a bad fit over at USA to take up after Monk's final season.
     
  9. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    This is one of those shows that had a pretty good chance to make it, but the writers strike never allowed it to pick up any momentum.

    I'd be curious how many shows that started last season will be around for a third. Big Bang Theory is the only one I can think of, although I'm sure there may be others.
     
  10. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    I thought it was better last year; NBC hasn't helped it any.
     
  11. RecentAZgrad

    RecentAZgrad Active Member

    I wish Damian Lewis would make Band of Brothers II. He's the only reason I watch Life.
     
  12. Killick

    Killick Well-Known Member

    I hope that's supposed to be blue-fonted.
     
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