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ABC Splits Up the Debut For V: Brilliant or Baffling?

ABC's Fall drama V is going to have an unorthodox birth: first, it will premiere in November with a four-episode run and then stop until March, when it will resume again. The main reason cited is the Winter Olympics, which will be airing and taking up prime-time viewers.

The show, a remake of the 1980s alien invasion miniseries, has promise — it stars Lost's Elizabeth Mitchell and Scott Wolf, and the futuristic extraterrestrial subject matter is pretty beloved. Maybe breaking up the debut will make you want more — but if you do, will you even remember, months later, to tune in? Or do you think ABC should have held the show to air it all together?

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Allyace Allyace 6 years
Four episodes is just not enough to pull viewers in to the point where they will be paying attention months later. Unless it is amazing, which I doubt is the case if they are treating it this way.
cibele cibele 6 years
This show it'll probably bomb anyway.
Entertainment Entertainment 6 years
Oops — fixed! :)
Entertainment Entertainment 6 years
Oops — fixed! :)
ksmithcolo ksmithcolo 6 years
I think you mean the 1980's mini series , not 1908.
ksmithcolo ksmithcolo 6 years
I think you mean the 1980's mini series , not 1908.
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