“Men” has shot about half this season’s episodes, with two more being shot this calendar year. Jones — whose Jake Harper character joined the Army this season — has not appeared in every episode so far, and was not scheduled to appear in those two episodes. He’s under contract for the full season.
‘Mob’ sleeps with fish
Fox has ordered cement shoes for its “Mob Doctor” in advance of tossing it in the drink.
The press had already figured out that “Mob Doctor” was probably not getting an order for the “back nine” episodes that would have given the freshman drama a full season, as well as a future on the network.
On Wednesday came word that three of the remaining initial-order episodes will be burned off Dec. 29, a Saturday, and on New Year’s Eve (which falls on Monday but is a night of very low TV viewing, unless you’re Ryan Seacrest hosting “Dick Clark’s Rockin’ New Year’s Eve”) and Jan. 5, another Saturday.