TBS’ programming slate overhaul continues with the cancellation of sitcom Clipped after one season. Since the regime change at the Turner network last fall, it has cleared the deck, ending all of its existing live-action original scripted series: Men At Work, Sullivan & Son, Ground Floor and now Clipped, as well as alternative series King Of The Nerds. All comedies were traditional multi-camera sitcoms.
At the beginning of the year, new TNT and TBS topper Kevin Reilly unveiled a TBS brand makeover with a focus on “bold sensibility and a network that’s more digital and more socially driven.”
TBS will have no original scripted series returning next year except for animated import American Dad! Upcoming live-action originals include Angie Tribeca, Wrecked, The Detour and The Group.
Clipped was a modest but very stable ratings performer, launching with 1.4 million viewers and a 0.4 among adults 18-49 in Live+Same Day and ending its season with 1.3 million viewers and a 0.5 demo rating for the finale.
Created by David Kohan and Max Mutchnick, Clipped was a workplace comedy set in a Charlestown, MA barbershop. Its cast included Mike Castle, Ashley Tisdale, Lauren Lapkus, Ryan Pinkston, Matt Cook, Diona Reasonover and George Wendt.