By Lynette Rice
Updated December 03, 2010 at 12:00 PM EST

Image Credit: Vivian Zink/NBCNBC has scaled back its full-season order on the U.S. Marshal drama Chase from 22 to 18 episodes, EW has confirmed. An insider stressed that the reduction does not mean the drama has been canceled, though the series isn’t exactly raking in the big audiences: The freshman show has only posted a 1.9 rating in adults 18-49 and 6.5 million viewers. (Each 18-49 point represents 1.3 million people). It is still considered a full-season order for Chase, which will move to Wednesdays beginning Jan. 12.

The drama stars Kelli Giddish, Cole Hauser and Jesse Metcalfe and is from Warner Bros. TV.