NBC cancels 'Up All Night,' 'Guys With Kids,' 'Whitney' and '1600 Penn' [Updated]
NBC giveth and NBC taketh away. After picking up several pilots and giving a sixth-season renewal to "Parks and Recreation" on Thursday (May 9), the network swung the cancellation hammer on several other shows.
First-year comedy "1600 Penn" won't be back next season. Neither will "Whitney," which got a surprise renewal last year but didn't survive to a third season.
Both were expected, as ratings for both "1600" and "Whitney" were soft and NBC is doing a fairly serious overhaul of its comedy roster. It has already picked up four new half-hours to go along with "Parks and Rec."
One of the new shows, "About a Boy," will feature "1600 Penn's" Benjamin Stockham as the kid whom David Walton's lead character befriends.
Check for updates of this post as NBC's 2013-14 slate continues to come together.