Take cookie cutter, press into poorly conceived series, over-bake in oven. Cancel.
4. 'Malibu Country' (ABC)
Country folk move to Malibu. Hilarity was supposed to ensue. It did not. The good news is it looks, from the production, like ABC is spending about $63 an episode on it.
3. 'Emily Owens, M.D.' (CW)
So bad even the CW canceled it. An embarrassment for all women.
2. 'Guys With Kids' (NBC)
Jimmy Fallon pitched NBC a skit. They bought it. Then realized it was essentially a one-joke skit. Wah-wah-wah.
1. 'Neighbors' (ABC)
The mere fact that Neighbors got on the air is bad enough. That it wasn’t abhorred by the masses is even worse. It managed numbers good enough for ABC to keep it on the air and keep the Gods of Culture weeping.
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