Canceled Sitcoms Have a Last Hurrah

Finn, Natalie
July 2006
Television Week;7/31/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 30, p40
Trade Publication
The article reports on the canceled sitcoms with nominations at the 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California, in August 2006. Six-time Emmy winner Malcolm in the Middle, one of the best non-animated sitcoms Fox has ever had on its schedule, exited the airwaves in May 2006 after a healthy seven-season run, scoring four Emmy nominations in 2006, including the seventh consecutive nod of Jane Kaczmarek for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series.


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