TV Shows on the Bubble 2013
From 'Community' to 'Happy Endings' to 'Hannibal' how are things looking?
BubbleWatch: ABC's 'Castle'
SHOW: "Castle" (ABC)
IN ITS FAVOR: Steady as she goes for ABC's Monday 10 p.m. procedural, which has managed to hold its ground even with NBC's "Revolution" moving into the hour. "Castle" has steamed past its 100th episode this spring and, with or without "Dancing with the Stars" as its lead-in, it tends to win its time period overall and frequently in the key demo. "Castle" is also in the Top 10 for added viewership via DVR.
AGAINST IT: "Castle" may skew a tiny bit old and ABC may be a tiny bit terrified about moving it to a different time period to give that "Dancing" boost to a new show.
OUR TOTALLY UNINFORMED GUESS: "Castle" is a sure-thing to be back for a sixth season. Whether or not this will be the year ABC contemplates moving it remains to be seen, but why mess with a good thing?
FINAL VERDICT: Renewed!