UPDATE, 10:48 PM: No surprise here. Up All Night was just officially cancelled by NBC. It was a mere formality after the series shutdown production following the departure of Christina Applegate earlier this year. NBC has also cancelled freshman comedy series Guys With Kids. Despite the low ratings, there had been talk of the series making a comeback for a second season, just as Whitney did last year. Ultimately, NBC executives decided to bet on a new series rather than give the low rated series another shot.
UPDATE, 10:04 PM: NBC is continuing to cut its underperforming series. The network has now pulled the plug on Whitney. The series was in a precarious position this time last year, but managed to narrowly avoid cancellation. No such luck this time around, however.
PREVIOUS, 9:57 PM: Following the renewal of Parks and Recreation and the pick up of five pilots, NBC is now making its decision on its bubble shows. Word is that most will be cancelled and I’ve confirmed that the first of these bubble shows to get cut is 1600 Penn.
1600 Penn was created by Josh Gad and Jon Lovett and is a family comedy set in the White House, which follows the daily exploits of the President and the First Family. The comedy series was produced by 20th Century Fox Television and starred Josh Gad, Martha MacIsaac, Bill Pullman, Jenna Elfman and Andre Holland
Despite some strong buzz coming out of last years upfronts 1600 Penn failed to resonate with critics and viewers. The series received mediocre reviews and premiered in December to 6.9 million viewers and a 2.2 rating in the A18-49 demo. 1600 Penn steadily lost viewers across its 13 episode run, with the series finale pulling in a mere 1.9 million viewers and a 0.7 A18-49 rating.