Fred Willard Gets Another Show Yanked Off the Air!
Trust Us With Your Life is done. ABC is pulling the show, not because of Willard’s lewd conduct charges from two weeks ago, but because of its super low ratings. It hit a .6 with the coveted 18-49 demographic.
JUST HOW BAD IS THAT?
It was the lowest rated show broadcast all summer so far. Ratings were so bad it’s getting replaced by “reruns” of wipeout. People would rather see adults run through carton obstacles then watch this show.
This is the 2nd job that Willard has lost since his arrest on July 18th. He was also the narrator for the Antique Road Show spin-off, Market Warriors.
Authorities never formally charged Willard for his arrest, instead he just has to complete a “diversion” program and he will maintain a clean record.
I’m sure ABC was hoping that the arrest would actually boost the ratings on the show; the only problem is that the show wasn’t tied to Willard as much as it was to Wayne Brady and he improve actors. In all the arrest stories Market Warriors was the only project of Willards that was mentioned and they were the first to fire him.
ABC ordered only eight episodes of the show and has aired six. It’s only been on for three weeks, but the episodes have been running back to back. Willard’s popularity or lack thereof has nothing really to do with the show, it truthfully just sucked. It was basically “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” with celebrity co-stars every week. It was painful to watch and you had to pay attention too much and wait for the laugh, not to mention the stars weren’t the best and brightest personalities.
Serena Williams, Jack Osbourne & Kelly Osbourne, Mark Cuban, Ricky Gervais, Jerry Springer, Florence Henderson, David Hasselhoff, and Jane Seymour. A bunch of Dancing with the Stars Losers wasting 30 minutes of my life.
Willard was the host and moderator. He asked the guest celebrity questions about their lives and when he found something interesting the comedians then had to act it out.
The only highlight was Serena Williams doing the cha-cha with Wayne Brady! That’s a lot of women.
Oh…we got footage.
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