NBC may cancel programming block at 10 p.m. to cut costs

NBC’s 10 p.m. lineup may soon become a TV must-see.

according to The Wall Street JournalThe network may stop programming at 10-11 PMYou probably give those seven hours to your local TV stations. The idea – which could take effect as early as fall 2023 – is said to be a way to cut costs amid lower linear ratings.

Includes the current NBC series at 10 p.m. Law and Order: Organized CrimeAnd the Chicago PD. , which will conclude soon New Amsterdam And about to launch Quantum leap Reboot.

If the plan gets the go-ahead, Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon It will probably go from 11:30 PM to 11 PM (or maybe as early as 10:30 PM, per The Wall Street Journal).

A NBC representative declined our request for comment, but a spokesperson for the network told The Wall Street Journal In a statement, “We are always looking for strategies to ensure our broadcasting business remains as robust as possible. As a company, our advantage lies in our ability to provide audiences with the content they love across broadcast, cable and broadcast.”

NBC famous – or notorious? – A similar experience began in September 2009 when it replaced its 10 p.m. programming from Monday to Friday with Tonight Show with Jay Leno. This fateful move lasted only five months and 95 episodes.

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