The troubles continue for Joss Whedon’s Dollhouse. Fox has announced its revised mid-season schedule, and Dollhouse has been shifted from its plum spot on Monday nights (where it would have been paired with 24) to Fridays (following the low-performing Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles).
The move is ostensibly an attempt to recreate those long-ago glory days when Fox ruled Friday nights with its sci fi offerings. But let’s face it, the last show this strategy worked for–heck, the only show this strategy has ever worked for–was The X-Files. The reality these days is that Friday nights are where shows are sent to die.
And despite Whedon’s optimistic report last month, network interference continues to hamper production, which was delayed last week for more script rewrites. Sounds like he should have stuck to his vow never to work with Fox again after the troubles over Firefly.