If you're loud enough, you just might manage to save your favorite show.
Hollywood is a brutal industry, and sometimes even the highest-quality shows are subject to unceremonious cancelation.
But even if your favorite niche show (that's definitely the best thing on TV so how come nobody else watches it?) does get nuked, try not to lose hope. If enough people are as passionate about it as you are, band together and combine your powers. Persistence pays off, and if you're loud enough, you just might manage to save your favorite show. After all, there's a lot of precedence for fans saving TV shows.
Mystery Science Theater 3000
Mystery Science Theater 3000 or MST3K is an odd-duck as far as television shows go, essentially formatted around making fun of B-movies via a voice-over track. The series aired on Comedy Central for a few years and then The Sci-Fi Channel for a few more, but never found a proper home. Still, it held a special place in fans' hearts, so when series creator Joel Hodgson launched a 2015 Kickstarter campaign to revive the series without the risk of a network ruining the format, they jumped at the chance. The campaign raised 5.76 million, topping the record set by theVeronica Mars campaign, and eventually lead to the show being picked up by Netflix.
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