Oh Grow Up Ratings
Episode 108 aired December 14, 1999
overall rating / overall share / 18-49 year-olds rating
December 15, 1999
Well, that should do it.
A 5.8 and a 9 share. That's bad. Even I'm running out of
reasons to keep the show on the air. That's what ABC wanted, I guess.
It's not about the future to them. It's not about investing in a show
to create a hit. They needed us to be a hit immediately. They needed
us to be Millionaire, the sitcom. That's all they care about
right now. And so this week's numbers are the last straw. The show
doesn't represent potential to them, it's just a show with low
numbers. And if ratings are what decides our fate, then it's obvious
from this week's numbers that the show is done.
8pm -- Well, I don't know what
has happened exactly, but maybe the season of miracles is with us
after all. ABC did not
cancel the show today. On the other hand, they did not pick it up
either. They have asked for an extension for making their decision.
Two more days is what they need. I guess that's good news. This
morning when I heard the ratings I was sure we were done. Maybe there
is enough vision in the ABC offices to keep our show alive. The
latest we have heard is that they might only run Millionaire
for a half-hour on Tuesday. That would open up one more half-hour for
a sitcom, namely a little show called Oh Grow Up. So keep
praying for that miracle.