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Thursday, February 21, 2008

TV Hot Spot: News

'Moonlight' Backstage Drama!

Post by: Sal

Source: TVGuide

More backstage drama at Moonlight — and the timing couldn't be worse. I'm told that Chip Johannessen has been let go as show-runner just as the freshman drama is fighting for a second season. The search is on for a replacement.

This is the second major regime change for the cult fave; over the summer Johannessen replaced David Greenwalt, who vacated his post for health reasons.

The behind-the-scenes upheaval may explain why Moonlight was conspicuously absent from CBS' litany of renewals last week. It's unclear what impact this will have on the four post-strike episodes that the network just commissioned, which are slated to begin airing on April 11. But rest assured, when I know you'll know.

In the meantime, weigh in below with your thoughts on Johannessen's exit. I'm guessing you're not happy about it.

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