Jericho Fans Go Nuts Online

    May 21, 2007
    WebProNews Staff

The cancellation of a CBS drama series has prompted outraged fans to try and save their beloved series by grabbing some nuts and flinging them at senior CBS executives.

Jake Green has inspired fans of the series Jericho to put their nuts where their passions are, and let CBS know they want the series to continue. His closing line, “Nuts,” in the final episode, has been the impetus for a fan-driven effort to bring the show back.

One company has benefited from this sudden, viral campaign to save the series. After noting how their firm was suddenly shipping lots of nuts to Senior Executive VP for Programming Kelly Kahl at CBS, NutsOnline moved quickly to take advantage of the spike in interest.

Company CEO Jeffrey Braverman and his staff set up a dedicated Nuts for Jericho page after fans suggested on a wiki that they should place a massive order at NutsOnline to send along to CBS. NutsOnline set it up in a way that people can pay $5 or $10 increments to be part of a massive group nut shipment.

On their Jericho page, NutsOnline said they have shipped a thousand pounds of nuts as a group order. Also, another 509 pounds of various other items have been ordered with CBS as the destination.

“Sometimes, a CBS comedy just writes itself,” Braverman said. “Jericho fans have been shipping peanuts, almonds and even the occasional organic cashew – now that