The creator of Fox’s military comedy Enlisted isn’t going down without a fight.
With the final four episodes set to air, creator Kevin Biegel sent the following email to friends attempting to, well, enlist some help to try to keep alive his heartfelt and well-regarded canceled underdog that many felt deserved better.
We post this message with some apprehension because we don’t want to toy with you by raising expectations for a revival. Fox has definitely canceled Enlisted, and axed shows tend to stay down, especially first-year sitcoms. The final four episodes are being “burned off” in network speak, so it’s not like this is a new trial period.
But we also just found out — as hinted in Biegel’s email — that studio Fox 21 is shopping the show to other potential distributors, and on that front, miracles sometimes occasionally do happen, though typically for programs with longer histories (Hulu reportedly is interested in picking up NBC’s Community). Mainly, we wanted to share this with you because we were moved by Biegel’s message of never-surrender love for his series, and his enthusiasm for these final episodes: READ FULL STORY