NBC Axes Summer Dramedy Series ‘Camp’

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Most episodes drew less than 4 million viewers in its Wednesday slot

NBC won’t be going back to “Camp,” Variety has confirmed.

The Peacock has axed the summer camp dramedy created by Liz Heldens and Peter Elkoff after its first season pulled weak ratings throughout its run.

“Camp” was ordered straight to series at the beginning of the year and opened to 5 million viewers in July. That number, however, quickly dipped into the mid-3 million live viewership range for the majority of the show’s stay on the net. DVR use bumped the live numbers up some, but the program’s viewership still remained modest.

The finale of the first season pulled 3.2 million viewers and aired on Sept. 11.

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  1. TV Scout - on the lookout says:

    As others have noted, Camp was a pleasant little show – brought back some nice memories of childhood camps and was an hour of summertime entertainment each Wednesday night this past summer. Sorry to see NBC canceling it, but I recognize that the numbers weren’t there to give it another go next summer.

    Just in case Camp does not return to either Australian TV and/or a DVD set, there is a nice YouTube tribute to Camp (a three part set of clips) as a keepsake of the charm and joy of this little summer series. Enjoy!

    (to find the clips, search on YouTube for ‘Tribute NBC Camp’)

  2. Nba2k14 says:

    Shame, I came across the show by total accident when I was browsing YouTube and saw a teaser for it,I was reluctant at first since i’m a dude and it wasn’t really the type of show I would be into but since I was bored and had a broken leg and was stuck in the house all day I decided to give the show a try. And all I can say was wow, great scenery shown and pretty cute girls too, so it was the only show that liven my dull summer whilst waiting for breaking bad. It was fun innocent and cute and reminded me of the good times, I would totally recommend it to anybody and I would buy a DVD if there ever was a release and give it to my friends for them to watch. Great summer show I ever saw a perfect 10. It wasn’t the best show and it had its fault but the innocence it brought and the nostalgia was great and its all good even if it’s cancelled at least the show ended decently, will always watch that show every time summer comes. Sucks for NBC though overall great show.

  3. Isn't that... says:

    Campy?

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