#save99 #renew99 the fan campaign that saved Brooklyn Nine Nine – OTB022



In this episode we break down the recent #Save99 #Renew99 fan campaign to saved Brooklyn Nine Nine for a 6th season.

After being cancelled by FOXTV on May 10th, a massive online campaign fired-up and flooded influential channels such as Twitter with countless messages of support for a renewal. Those messages weren’t just coming from fans, but were also being sent by popular comedians, actors, directors and more.

In my time researching fan campaigns for On The Bubble, I’m not sure I’ve seen quite this level of instantaneous fan involvement.

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MARVEL’S MOST WANTED: the fan campaign to get ABC to release the Most Wanted pilot – OTB-21




Today we’re taking a look at the Marvel’s Most Wanted pilot, and the fan campaign to get ABC to release the pilot to fans. @OnTheBubblepod

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UNITED WE FAN: director Michael Sparaga (The Missing Ingredient) talks @UnitedWeFanDoc and saving TV shows – OTB020


OnTheBubblepodcast.com In this very special episode of @OnTheBubblepod Josh is joined by feature director ‘Michael Sparaga’ from Toronto, Canada to discuss his new TV fandom documentary UNITED WE FAN (@UnitedWeFanDoc on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook).

Watch some trailer action here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AerErHz9fA


In ‘United We Fan’ Sparaga explores the wonderful world of save-our-show fan campaigns and the awesome folks who run, join and fuel them. From Star Trek to Jericho; Cagney & Lacey to Chuck and Longmire, this is one TV documentary actually worth getting excited about.

“United We Fan sticks to the deep and fascinating side of genre and cult television, fans of Entertainment Tonight need not apply.”


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TRU CALLING: Eliza Dushku’s huge trade-off and the Season 2 cancellation – OTB019


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In this episode we take a look at the wild ride that was FOX Fantasy/Drama TRU CALLING (starring Buffy The Vampire Slayer alumni Eliza Dushku).

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The Librarians S5 news | the fan campaigns for Agent Carter & Marvel’s Inhumans – OTB018


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This Episode Covers:

  • The Librarians being cancelled after its 4th season and some season 5 news.
  • The fan-campaign for Season 3 of Marvel’s Agent Carter.
  • The fan-campaign for Season 2 of Marvel’s Inhumans.

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Episode music credits – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1StjgRTfJg4&list=PLzCxunOM5WFJmDRIzZJQexQfSxphkbB9o&index=9





We look at the key activities in the save-our-show fan campaigns for:

  • Almost Human – t-shirt drives, fan-cons and postcard with little moveable legs.
  • The 4400 – sunflower seeds, video outreach from key bast members and Netflix.
  • Caprica – Apples and Syfy channel boycotts.

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Note: No ‘Robots, Sunflowers or Apples’ died to bring you this information.. 


THE SHANNARA CHRONICLES: #renewshannara – will we get a Season 3? – OTB015


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In this episode we take a look at how SPIKE TV’s ‘The Shannara Chronicles’ found itself on the bubble, and how 14 episodes of sub-par ratings has lead to 3 double episode nights in Season 2. 


Quote 1. @Cancelled Sci Fi – Oct 12th 2017

#TheShannaraChronicles had a .10 rating w/314K total viewers for its S2 debut on Spike. Not a good start on its new network. (Original Source – @CancelledSciFi on Twitter)


Quote 2. @Cancelled Sci Fi – Nov 16th 2017

#TheShannaraChronicles improved to a .11 rating w/277K total viewers. (Original Source – @CancelledSciFi on Twitter)


Quote 3. Read by StarGate Pioneer from GonnaGeek.com

“Averaging a 0.09 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 245,000 total viewers.      “Compared to season one on MTV, that’s down by 77% and down by 72%, respectively.”


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REAPER: many many pairs of ‘socks’ fueled the fan campaign to save The CW’s REAPER – OTB014


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In this episode we take a quick look at the fan campaign that helped to get The CW’s REAPER a 13 Episode Final Season.

How did REAPER find itself On The Bubble? 

> The show opened to great critical support, but low audience numbers.

> Reaper, like many other new shows, was interrupted by the 2007-2008 Writers Guild of American strike.

> The show never regained what little momentum it did have prior to the strike. 

> Show star Tyler Labine called for fan support to save Reaper. 

> The fan campaign began to save the show. 


Quote 1. “The unusual comedy premiered on The CW to great reviews and few viewers.”Screenrant.com – Original Source – Click Here

Quote 2. I loved that show!  Why the heck did they cancel it?” ~ WeMinoredInFilm.com – Original Source – Click Here


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GRIMM: the save-our-show campaign for NBC’s GRIMM. Grimm Season 7? – OTB013


For Full Show Notes and More – ontheblubblepodcast.com In this episode we explore the save-our-show fan campaign for NBC’s Grimm. Will Grimm get a Season 7? Will Grimm get a spin-off, or spin-offs?

V/O Talent:

• Sam Loy from The Human/Ordinary podcast http://humanordinary.com/ • Josh Armour from Butts in Seats podcast https://www.facebook.com/ButtsInSeatsPod/ • Lauren Wisniewski from Legends of SHIELD https://www.gonnageek.com/category/podcasts/tv/shield/

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