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'Chase' Axed From NBC's Midseason Line-Up

February 4, 2011 (7:09 am) GMT
It looks like the drama about U.S. Marshals is not going to make it until the season finale for the network has decided to replace it with another hour of 'Minute to Win It'.

NBC is not going to continue to "". The drama series which debuted last Fall has been pre-empted before but this time, it would be permanent. The Peacock has yanked the show from its midseason schedule, giving the Wednesday slot solely to "".

The network first did an experiment on February 2, applying a two-hour broadcast of the game show. Turns out "Minute" delivered a series-high number, including 3.0 adult demo rating at 9 P.M. which is better than "Chase" rating the night before. The series which is led by among others, only scored 1.2 rating in the same demographic.

"Chase" was given a full season order back in October but NBC reduced it from 22 to 18 in December. There are five unaired episodes so far and it's not clear whether they would see the light of day. Meanwhile, "Minute" will now make-up a two hour reality show block with a mix of repeats and originals at 8 P.M. and originals at the next hour.

NBC also recently reduced the episode number of "".

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