ABC revamps its Tuesday lineup

After suffering its worst Tuesday-night ratings results in 15 years last week, ABC quickly reacted Thursday by yanking the struggling Joan Cusack comedy Joan, shifting its new Jason Alexander sitcom Bob Patterson to Wednesday nights following Drew Carey (the network had been sharply criticized for launching it opposite NBC’s Frasier), and slotting its hit drama NYPD Blue into the 9:00 hour.

The new Denis Leary comedy The Job, which had been set to air on Wednesdays, was put back on the shelf until midseason.

And it has indefinitely postponed any new episodes of the reality show The Mole.