Just two days after
Quarterlife's creator said that moving the Internet program to TV was a
bad idea, NBC has agreed with him, yanking it from its lineup after only one episode.
The twentysomethings-who-blog drama debuted on Tuesday night at 10, scoring the network's lowest ratings for that time period in 17 years. The show was co-created by TV vet Marshall Herskovitz as 28 eight-minute mini-sodes for MySpace TV, which were then repackaged to create six one-hour episodes.
NBC's Ben Silverman said that moving the show to TV was "so worth a try," but that he had hoped for higher ratings. An NBC rep said that it may move the series to Bravo later in the year. - Mickey O'Connor
" Quarterlife Creator Calls Move to Network a Mistake