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'FlashForward' hires new showrunners, trims season
Just because "FlashForward" is in the middle of a four-month hiatus doesn't mean that the first-year series hasn't become TV's most exciting drama, at least behind-the-scenes.
Shortly after the departure of showrunner and creator David Goyer (the show's second exiting showrunner), "FlashForward" has hired a trio of new creative leaders for the already scatterbrained series.
According to Variety, Jessika Borsiczky, Lisa Zwerling and Tim Lea will serve as showrunners for the remainder of the "FlashForward" season, which is currently in production on episodes 17 and 18.
In addition, the episode order for the first season has been trimmed to 22 episodes. ABC had ordered 25 episodes in October and then trimmed the order to 24 and then 23 and now its current length.
What does all of this upheaval mean for the season season prospects for the hot-to-cold "FlashForward"? Nothing, yet. ABC execs will have a better sense of the show's fate when "FlashForward" returns on March 18.