28 November 2012 9:19 PM, PST | Scott Feinberg | See recent Scott Feinberg news »

By Rachel Bennett

Television Editor & Columnist


No one likes it when his or her favorite series gets canceled due to low ratings.

As I discussed last week, almost nothing can be done to reverse this decision aside from another network picking up the program or an intense fan campaign.

Fan campaigns usually entail writing letters, collecting signatures for a petition and/or mailing show-related items to the network that has the audacity to ax a beloved series. Some miraculously work, whereas others are sadly ignored by the top brass.

“I think that fans should do whatever they feel like doing to express their frustration with the cancellation of a show,” says one TV programmer. “At the very least, the gesture exposes executives to the passion of viewers who invest their time and emotion in their shows.

The executive added, “Having said that, I feel that we are in a ‘have »

- Rachel Bennett

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