NBC cancels "Three Wishes"

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Monday, November 28, 2005

NBC has officially decided to cancel its high-rated reality show Three Wishes after only nine episodes. The network also cut back the number of season episodes for Law & Order from 24 episodes to 22.

Three Wishes, which is hosted by Christian music artist Amy Grant, was watched by approximately 8.7 million viewers upon its premiere on September 23. It continued to boast high ratings, but NBC nonetheless rescinded its order for six more episodes of the series. The final episode is scheduled to premiere on NBC on Friday, December 9 at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (02:00 UTC).

In response to the cancellation of Three Wishes, many petitions have sprung up throughout the Internet and in dozens of cities. A few petitions are listed below.

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