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ABC Moves ‘Still Star-Crossed’ to Saturday

Period Drama Buried to Saturday After Just Three Episodes

Shonda Rhimes period drama “Still Star-Crossed,” which was initially expected in midseason, is now being moved to Saturday to burn-off the remainder of its low-rated episodes. This week, the third installment of “Still Star-Crossed” averaged a mere 1.61 million viewers and a 0.3 rating/1 share in adults 18-49, based on the Live + Same Day data (out of 5.90 million viewers and a 1.6/ 6 in the demo for lead-in “The Bachelorette”).

The first Saturday night installment of “Still Star-Crossed” begins on July 8. There is no word at present what will now occupy the Monday 10 p.m. hour on ABC.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US ( Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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