Undercovers was finally put out of its misery yesterday by NBC, despite high hopes by the network that it would become its new tentpole series. Obviously, maybe they should have put some thought into the actual making of the show other than "We'll just say the name J.J. Abrams in the commercials a lot!" if they expected anybody to like it, but what's done is done. So, now that the show's failure has put some perfectly good actors (and Lizzy) out of work, it's time for us to play headhunter and place them on other existing shows where they could potentially thrive.
NBC's entire fall slate is pretty much riding on Undercovers being a megahit (and if that doesn't work, there's always The Event!), so the show's two stars, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Boris Kodjoe, recently participated in a media call to address all kinds of insider info about the new show. No one had the guts to ask them their odds on early cancellation (I'll admit, even I was too afraid), but it's still sort of interesting. Highlights below.