People of Northwest Public Radio
Mon May 21, 2012
Why TV Shows Call It Quits Before They're Told To End
Originally published on Mon May 21, 2012 3:27 am
The TV show House is airing its final episode Monday night on FOX, Desperate Housewives on ABC ended last week and NBC has announced that 30 Rock will have its final episodes this fall. TV and media critic Eric Deggans of the Tampa Bay Times explains why choosing to end a show, rather than getting canceled, presents a creative opportunity for the producers.