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BubbleWatch: NBC's 'The Event'
SHOW: "The Event" (NBC)
IN ITS FAVOR: With "Chuck" falling, "The Event" is now drawing audiences nearly equal to the beloved bubble favorite (and a bigger overall audience than the already-renewed "Community"). That doesn't mean "The Event" has any chance of being renewed, but it means that it's foolish to approach "The Event" has a guaranteed cancellation. An open-ended finale could mobilize the online fans, such as there are.
AGAINST IT: "The Event" started strong and the audience vanished within a month, forcing NBC's hand on an extended winter hiatus. While "The Event" still has a few defenders, it has almost no critical support and only small ripples of online interest.
OUR TOTALLY UNINFORMED GUESS: The cancellation of "The Event" will be a non-event.
Final Verdict: NBC canceled "The Event."