Saving “John From Cincinnati”

Another lost show; another group of determined fans trying to restore it.

With the Internet connecting all different kinds of communities, those desperate to...

Another lost show; another group of determined fans trying to restore it.

With the Internet connecting all different kinds of communities, those desperate to bring back the HBO show “John From Cincinnati” for a second season have started a campaign online.

The organized group known as SaveJFC.net is planning to take out a full-page ad in The Hollywood Reporter to make their message loud and clear to the cable network.

Loyal viewers are launching petition drives and making numerous phone calls and sending emails to the station’s executives in hopes of swaying them to take action.
"The show hooked me from the beginning with its offbeat dialogue, brilliant performances and breath-taking surfing footage," explained fan Brian Lowery.

Martin Bradburn added that occasionally "a show comes to television that breaks the mold and expands the genre into uncharted territory." He called the show "a radiant tapestry of the human condition with all its hopes and failings."

I was never familiar with the show, except for the fact that it starred the 90210 heartbreaker Luke Perry (better known to the rest of us as Dylan). The California-set show aired this summer, but was canceled due to low viewership

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