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NBC's Trauma Canceled, Chuck Gets More Episodes, Scrubs to Air December 1

More Chuck, Less Trauma, and Scrubs On the Way!

Earlier this week I broke down the ins and outs of Fall TV with my scorecard, but there are a few new developments to add. First, we've got another one to add to the R.I.P. list — NBC has pulled the plug on Trauma, and the show will be removed from the lineup after the initial 13 episodes are aired. I can't say I'm particularly sad about this development, since it means good news for one of my favorites: NBC has ordered six more episodes of Chuck, which was originally intended to have a shortened season. Plus, now that Trauma is out, it's more likely that Chuck will be back even sooner than March!

That's not all the news for today: the new (and improved?) Scrubs is officially on its way, with the season premiere scheduled for December 1 at 9 p.m. Hopefully the show will add some much-needed punch to the Tuesday night lineup which is a little lackluster right now.

So, will you miss Trauma? Or are you too excited about more Chuck and Scrubs to care?

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kscincotta kscincotta 7 years
I know I'm coming to this late, but Chuck! Chuck! Chuck! My husband and I love Chuck and can't wait for it to come back!!
Zivanod Zivanod 7 years
Yay more Chuck! I never saw Trauma. The commercials alone was more than enough for me.
redchick152 redchick152 7 years
yes...nbc needs help. the only thing i kind of watch anymore is SVU and Mercy. that's only if there is nothing better on.... if the new Scrubs sucks, i hope they kill it early and not let it drag out and die a painful, annoying death (ahem, Jay Leno).
bethinabox bethinabox 7 years
YES! More Chuck! Always more Chuck! I never actually watched Trauma. No interest at all. But I'm so happy to hear about Chuck. As for Scrubs... I dunno. It's not going to be the same, and I'm not sure if I'll be as into it.
ktnsf ktnsf 7 years
Apart from seeing shots of my beautiful city, Trauma was painful to watch. I knew it was only a matter of time. Love Chuck and can't wait for its return!!
Allyace Allyace 7 years
BTW -- There are two episodes of Scrubs on 12/1 and then Scrubs AND BoT will be on Dec 8.
Allyace Allyace 7 years
More Chuck (possibly sooner) AND Scrubs/Better Off Ted start soon?? Awesome news. :)
suziryder suziryder 7 years
Seeing as I thought Mercy and Trauma were the same show, and I've only seen one episode of Mercy (and none of Trauma) and didn't care for it... no. I won't miss Trauma. Or Mercy, for that matter...
laceykk23 laceykk23 7 years
that sucks about trauma i was enjoying watching it, oh well...
bchicgrl bchicgrl 7 years
I'm so excited for Scrubs to be coming back in December. I'm glad they are moving Chuck up and giving him more eps, that show didn't deserve to get a short mid season. I hope NBC realizes that giving Jay his own show every freakin night of the week is an extremely bad idea. They are killing great shows.
demarco11 demarco11 7 years
Yay more chuck! Please let it start before March!! NBC needs help
care0531 care0531 7 years
I have to be honest I don't really know if there is any NBC show I watch besides Friday Night Lights :(
kimmieb124 kimmieb124 7 years
I watched one episode of Trauma and I couldn't really get into. I love Scrubs, but I'm not sure how I'll feel about it this year without some of the key players.
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