But in a small handful of instances across TV’s decades-long history, the answer has been something a bit different. And occasionally quite surprising!
For example, which overanxious showrunner accidentally goaded his network into dropping the hammer? How did a case of “mistaken identity” get Clone High expelled from Cartoon Network? How did one family drama’s “un-cancellation” assist in the demise of another? And which comedy famously got clipped because viewers had to (gasp!