It’s possible that CBS may opt to burn off unseen episodes of “Smith” on a future date, but the network has given no indication of when that might be.
“Smith” could, incidentally, lose its first-to-be-pulled status if FOX opts not to bring “Happy Hour” back. The low-rated comedy went on baseball-hiatus one week early, but in a November schedule announced by the network on Thursday, “Happy Hour” still appears to have a home.
Meanwhile, in a shift that can only be described as playing out the string, NBC will ship new episodes of “Kidnapped” off to 9 p.m. on Saturday, moving “Dateline” into the Wednesday 10 p.m. slot where “Kidnapped” has tanked this season.
Earlier this week it was revealed that NBC will kill “Kidnapped” off after only 13 episodes, giving the show a chance to complete its central mystery. Through its first two airings, “Kidnapped” averaged roughly 7 million viewers, an audience that dropped lower this week.
Now, if I could only save Veronica Mars…