NBC canceled “The Brave” after only one season but the fans aren’t going away quietly and are hoping Netflix will pick up the show.
It’s been a tough week to be a TV fan. Several great shows across network TV were canceled in recent days, including “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”, which was later picked up by NBC, “Lucifer”, “Last Man on Earth, Quantico”, “Designated Survivor” and “The Brave”, among others.
Many fans of these shows took to Twitter and Facebook to let their feelings be known that they were not pleased with the decisions made by the network bosses. While ratings can only tell one piece of the puzzle, it’s usually the only metric that the network heads look at when determining the fate of a show.
They have to take into account how many people are watching the show live and who watches within a few days of the live broadcast via their DVR or on demand offerings. But what the ratings can’t measure is the strength of a fanbase and their determination to keep a show on the air.
Over the weekend, our mentions on Twitter were full of fans of “The Brave” who were letting us know what the show means to them, why it’s such an important show and why they hope Netflix, or any other network or streaming platform will pick up the show.
The show is one of the few on TV that gives an in-depth look and profile of the heroes in the military and the sacrifices they are making to keep our country safe.
“The Brave” stars Anne Heche, Mike Vogel, Tate Ellington, Demetrius Grosse, Natacha Karam, Noah Milla and Sofia Pernas.
I don’t know if Netflix will renew “The Brave”, but I know it all starts with the fans speaking up and making noise about their show on social media and creating a buzz. So good luck to fans of “The Brave”, we’re on your side and hope you get to see more chapters of this show.