Then, for the next season, the network retooled the series with David Schulner, giving yet another straight-to-series 10-episode order in spring 2015, though NBC did not put “Emerald City” on the schedule until early 2017.
In ‘s review, critic Maureen Ryan said the unavoidable comparison to “Wizard of Oz” was the series’ problem from the start.
“Emerald City” was a darker take on the classic “Wizard of Oz,” following 20-year-old Dorothy Gale, played by Adria Arjona, and her K9 police dog from Kansas who, after a tornado, are transported to another world far away — a mystical land of competing kingdoms, lethal warriors, wicked witches, dark magic, and a bloody battle for supremacy.
Vincent D’Onofrio starred as the wizard, and other cast members are Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Ana Ularu, Gerran Howell, Jordan Loughran, and Mido Hamada. It first landed a straight-to-series order for the 2014-2015 season, but NBC opted to pass on the ambitious series, which at that time, was being developed by Matthew Arnold and Josh Friedman.
In response, NBC announced that the NHL would go dark across their network for the duration of the games.
Debuting in January, “Emerald City” never found an audience over its 10 episodes.
Opening to 4.5 million viewers, the drama dipped week-to-week to a season low of 2.3 million viewers, slightly ticking up for its finale with an audience of just under 2.9 million.
Because their defensive game has remained quite strong and they’re scoring at such a high rate, the Blues have become a favored use of an Oddschecker free bet as dark horse candidates to win the Stanley Cup this season.
With 44 games played, the Penguins sat in the second wild card place in the Eastern Conference with a -12 goal differential.
In the Republic of Korea, the men’s ice hockey will be called by Kenny Albert and Gord Miller, with analysts Mike Milbury, Pierre Mc Guire, and Brian Boucher in the team.