'The Loop' Gets a Reprieve
More than either of those two series, though, the return of "The Loop" to
"With a lot of series you wind up investing and finding where the show is almost too late," says Peter Ligouri, president of FOX Entertainment. "With 'The Loop,' we found where the humor is right at the right time. It hit its creative stride [toward the end of its season], and we just think it's a funny show."
With the scheduling, FOX has almost guaranteed a big ratings jump for the
Ligouri says the show will undergo some retooling before its return, shifting the focus to Sam's work life (
"Out of the gate what we shot for with the show was to have it located in two places," Ligouri says. "What we noticed was that it really has the bulk of its humor in the workplace, so what we're going to do from this point forward is keep it as a workplace comedy."
The changes will likely mean some reshuffling of the cast as well, though Ligouri says FOX hasn't made a final decision yet.