NBC Cuts ‘The Cape’ to 10 Episodes

The network’s more popular “The Event” will return to its original time slot after the superhero-themed ‘The Cape’ finishes its 10th episode

After 10 episodes, "The Cape" will be out and "The Event" will be back in.

NBC, which had ordered 13 episodes of "The Cape," has reduced the number to 10, TheWrap confirmed Tuesday. "The Event," which held the 9 p.m. Monday slot, will return to that time after "The Cape" finishes its 10th episode Feb. 28.

NBC had always planned to bring back "The Event," and chose to return it to its original slot.

"The Cape" is about a police officer who becomes a superhero after he is framed for murder.