QUIZ: Only True M*A*S*H Fans Can Pass This Quiz!

The show was almost canceled after the first season. What saved it?

Retry Correct Incorrect The first season of the series received low ratings and was nearly canceled. After CBS switched its air time from Sunday evenings to Saturday evenings, between All In the Family and The Mary Tyler Moore Show, ratings immediately improved.

The show was almost canceled after the first season. What saved it?

  • CBS moved the show to Saturday nights
  • Producers shortened episodes from 55 minutes to 25 minutes
  • Richard Nixon said he watched the show
  • Producers added Mike Farrell to the cast to play B.J. Hunnicutt
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