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Old 04-10-2015, 09:40 PM   #4
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In my opinion, demoting a popular veteran TV show to an X:30 PM slot after having been in an X:00 PM slot for many years is one way to relegate said popular veteran TV show. Other examples of such an occurrence:

Two and a Half Men - After having aired on Mondays at 9:00 PM from Seasons 3 to 9, Season 10 aired on Thursdays at 8:30 P.M., following The Big Bang Theory, and Season 11 aired on Thursdays at 9:30 P.M., following The Crazy Ones. Later that same season, the timeslots for TaaHM and TCO were swapped.

The Facts of Life - After having aired on Wednesdays at 9:00 from Seasons 3 to 6, Season 7 aired on Saturdays at 8:30 PM, following Gimme a Break!, and also to provide a lead-in for the new The Golden Girls. The following season, TFoL was moved to Saturdays at 8:00 PM.
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