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Unfortunately, NBC has officially canceled The Event replacing Monday time slot with The Sing-Off and The Playboy Club.
But it looks like this may not be the end for the series. Deadline is reporting that the show is looking for pickup outside of NBC for season 2 and that talks are underway with at least one distribution partner to take over the serialized drama:
The Event executive producer Steve Stark wouldn’t comment, but I’ve heard new original programming player Netflix’s name tossed around. Word is that there has been interest from several cable and digital entities, and the Event producers. Stark said that they are exploring the opportunities with are exploring the opportunity with the “full support” of the studio, UMS. “NBC has been an amazing partner, it launched the show beautifully,” he said. Added creator Nick Wauters: “We have a dedicated fan base, and we promised them we will deliver one way or another and will continue to tell our stories.”
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