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[01/13/12 - 11:49 PM]
ABC Dumps "Work It," Opens Door for "Cougar Town"
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- ABC has pulled its much-ballyhooed comedy "Work It" from its lineup after two airings, bookings by the network confirmed this evening.

The series delivered 5.10 million viewers and a 1.6 rating among adults 18-49 this past Tuesday, a 20% decline from its premiere audience in the key demographic (2.0 adults 18-49 rating).

The Alphabet gave its previous Tuesday, 8:30/7:30c occupant "Man Up!" the hook after posting similar numbers (4.77 million viewers, 1.6 adults 18-49 rating) on December 6.

Repeats of lead-in "Last Man Standing" will fill the time period for the rest of the month.

Said development was followed by a barrage of tweets from "Cougar Town" co-creator Bill Lawrence, who indicated he's "hoping CT's premiere date will be announced Tuesday."





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· COUGAR TOWN (TBS)
· LAST MAN STANDING (ABC)
· MAN UP! (ABC)
· WORK IT (ABC)









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