NBC Universal pulled the plug on Megan Mullally’s low-rated talk show today. According to Broadcasting and Cable, the staff was told that production would cease immediately. Remaining shows will air through the end of January with a mix of originals and reruns, as had been scheduled. A spokesman for the syndicator said it would work with stations “on programming solutions,” which could include double runs of other fare such as Access Hollywood. For the full article, click here. I tried to sample this train wreck hosted by the Will & Grace star, but it was truly unwatchable: everything was about Megan 24/7 and her self-consciously ditzy performance was annoying as hell in that, “Enough about you. What about me?” style that actresses who are given talk shows for no good reason usually have. With the notable exception of Ellen DeGeneres. Good riddance to this rubbish.
NBC Uni Axes Awful Megan Mullally Talker
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