Fox Cancels Three Comedies

Fox cleaned the comedy deck today, pulling the plug on freshman series Dads, Enlisted and Surviving Jack and passing on half-hour pilots Fatrick, Dead Boss and No Place Like Home.

A Shorter Results Show For ‘American Idol’

Fox slices its Thursday episode from an hour to 30 minutes, reflecting the ratings declines for the onetime ratings behemoth. The network slates midseason premieres too.