UPFRONTS

NBC Cancels ‘BFF,’ ‘Bent,’ ‘Chelsea,’ ‘Awake’

The ratings-challenged NBC freshmen series Best Friends Forever, Bent, Are You There, Chelsea and Awake will not be back for second seasons. None of the midseason shows’ cancellations came as a surprise.

NBC Pulls ‘Best Friends Forever’

NBC yanks the freshman sitcom from its lineup effective immediately, after four airings.

NBC Gives New Life To ‘Community’

The comedy will return to NBC next month and right back where it was, Thursdays at 8 p.m. That was part of a schedule revamp NBC announced Tuesday, which included the addition of three comedies to its troubled lineup.