Another little detail on the power play at ABC's Commander In Chief
Even though Rod Lurie will keep his Executive producer credit while Steven Bochco takes over the day-to-day operations, the title is largely ceremonial
, according to today's New York Times. He'll have little, if anything, to do with the show from this point on.
They also say the prime motivator for the shitcanning was that Lurie had fallen way behind in production, and ABC was worried there wouldn't be enough fresh episodes for ssweeps.