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Can DTV revive "The Unit" on 101?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Programming' started by dmaffeo, Jun 10, 2009.

  1. dmaffeo

    dmaffeo New Member

    Jul 12, 2007
    DTV has revived "Friday Night Lights", how can we get them to revive "The Unit", which is agruably the best show on TV?
  2. CCarncross

    CCarncross Hall Of Fame

    Jul 19, 2005
    Didn't it run like 5 seasons? I'll agree it was a good show, but it had its run.
  3. jhsanchez

    jhsanchez Legend

    Feb 4, 2006
    Tucson AZ
    Given the fact that ER went what 12 seasons there is plenty of room for more seasons of 'The Unit' IMHO. A program can go as long as the writers can sustain their quality and Mamet et al certainly can based on the final season show quality.
  4. stlmike

    stlmike Legend

    Aug 24, 2007
    Agreed. This is a great show that died too soon, imo. I would love for it to be picked up by someone!
  5. fluffybear

    fluffybear Hall Of Fame DBSTalk Club

    Jun 19, 2004
    I read somewhere that MY NetworkTV was looking at airing repeats of the show next season which makes me think that there could be the tiny bit of hope that it could return mid-season.
  6. Tidalcloud

    Tidalcloud Mentor

    Sep 18, 2007
    the sticks...
    Couldn't agree more. The Unit had the #1 slot on my priorities list. I wold love to see someone pick it up. DirecTV, HDNet, someone. And not just for repeats. Anyone write in to DirecTV or HDNet? Mark Cuban tends to have an open mind about such things.
  7. HOPPER810

    HOPPER810 Mentor

    May 20, 2007
    i would love for the UNIT to get picked up by someone. i read somewhere that FOX owns it,even though it was on CBS. so maybe FX could keep it going,don't really see FOX doing it.but stranger things have happened.
  8. Robert Simandl

    Robert Simandl AllStar

    Jan 31, 2004
    It'd be the ideal companion show for 24 next year....
  9. merchione

    merchione Godfather

    Apr 28, 2008
    The 101 would be perfect for The Unit but what about Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles...two of the smartest shows that got canceled, if The 101 would pick up those two shows they would be a real network to us.
  10. pfp

    pfp Whatever

    Apr 28, 2009
    While I really likess TSCC and will miss it I can't see how one could call call it "smart".

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