It is interesting to see how many shows were cancelled this year, even though they had better ratings then other television shows.
Such shows include Robin Williams
CBS sitcom, "Crazy Ones
". "Crazy Ones
" received better ratings than any other canceled show in 2013.
According to TheWrap
has strict standards for their TV shows. "CBS has stringent standards for its shows, which may explain why it was responsible for so many of the cancellations. It slipped in 2013-14 to No. 3 in the key 18-49 demographic, down from first-place the season before. So the network was ruthless in getting rid of what wasn't working."
cancelled several shows this year as well, but it is most likely their goal to remain the number one network.
Producers for 'Almost Human
' may be a little upset as well to know that their show was cancelled despite getting higher ratings in comparison to "Bones
". But, it is most likely due to the fact that Bones has been around much longer and FOX
wanted to make room for their TV pilots.
Ultimately, some networks just have higher standards than others. The CW
cancelled "The Tomorrow People
", and "Reign
" survived, despite both television shows having thee same ratings.
10 Highest Rated TV Shows Canceled this Year
1. Crazy Ones
2. Almost Human
3. Super Fun Night
7. We are Men
8. Friends with Better Lives
10. Back in the Game
But, at the end of the day cancellations is more than just ratings. It is a complicated decision that executives discuss for weeks and it comes down to more than just ratings. Consistency, upcoming productions, and budgets have a major impact as to why a show is cancelled.
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