quarterlife, following its unimpressive debut on NBC last night and creator Marshall Herskovitz’ comments that the show would work better on cable, will no longer be shown on NBC. The show is headed to Bravo, according to an NBC spokesperson. Bravo is committed to showing all remaining episodes, but has not yet determined air dates.
Herskovitz, who was getting tens of urgent emails from NBC as he chatted with us last night about the show’s low ratings, issued more presentable comments today via PR, but it seems he and NBC agree the show is better suited for cable.
A couple weeks ago, Herskovitz told us,
If under some very painful circumstance we don’t get enough viewers on NBC we could go on cable — A&E, Bravo. Within our economic model we’re more versatile in that way.
Warning: This doesn’t necessarily mean Internet TV and network TV are incompatible; remember the show was much different and had a much bigger budget than anything else online.