NBC Renew/Cancel Week 7: Mr. Mayor Likely to Be Re-Elected

The NBC Renew/Cancel is back early and on a special night! Mr. Mayor premiered right after our last update, and I'm here with an initial prediction for Ted Danson's new sitcom. 


Certain Cancellation:
N/A


Likely Cancellation: 
Nurses (0.4)

Leans Cancellation:
The Blacklist (0.4)

Leans Renewal: 
Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist (0.5)

Likely Renewal:
Mr. Mayor (0.6)

Certain Renewal:
Saturday Night Live (1.6)

Already Renewed:
Chicago Fire
Chicago Med
Chicago PD
Law & Order: SVU
New Amsterdam
This Is Us
Transplant

Already Canceled/Final Season:
Connecting...
Superstore

Coming Soon:
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Debris
Good Girls
Joe Exotic
The Kenan Show
Law & Order: Organized Crime
Manifest
Young Rock

Mr. Mayor: Though 0.6 isn't a huge number for a premiere, NBC comedy is in a very sad state, and expectations for Mr. Mayor weren't very high. Airing against solid competition from Celebrity Wheel of Fortune, a 0.6 is a fine start. Its 0.60 premiere just a hundredth below Superstore's season premiere, and is the highest premiere rating for a new NBC comedy since I Feel Bad's post-America's Got Talent premeire in September 2018. It also seems that NBC is fully behind the series, repeating its hour-long premiere just a day after it first aired and airing the first half of the premiere before Sunday's NFL game. They want this to work, and given their close relationship with creators Carlock and Fey and star Danson, it seems very likely that they'd be willing to give it a second chance, even if the ratings drop pretty low. It's bold, but I'm placing it as a LIKELY RENEWAL for now.


What do you think of my predictions? What are your predictions? Let me know in the comments and don't forget to vote in the poll of the week!

Where would you place Mr. Mayor?
Certain Renewal
Likely Renewal
Leans Renewal
Leans Cancellation
Likely Cancellation
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