The TV Column: 2013 upfronts


Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 05/16/2013

A look at CW’s new series: ‘The Originals,’ ‘Reign,’ ‘Tomorrow People,’ ‘The 100,’ ‘Star-Crossed’ [VIDEO]

Three will launch this fall.

By Emily Yahr  |  03:39 PM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 05/16/2013

CW’s new schedule: ‘Vampire Diaries’ spin-off to Tuesdays, network’s first crunchy gravel drama

Plus, ‘Arrow’ and ‘The Vampire Diaries’ will be used to launch new shows.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  03:36 PM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 05/16/2013

USA Network gets in scripted comedy game, orders two original series

One comedy comes from executive producer Denis Leary.

By Emily Yahr  |  11:11 AM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:28 PM ET, 05/15/2013

A look at CBS’s new series: ‘Mom,’ ‘Hostages,’ ‘We Are Men,’ ‘The Crazy Ones’ and more [VIDEO]

Also video clips from ‘Intelligence’ and Will Arnett’s ‘The Millers.’

By Emily Yahr  |  07:28 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:20 PM ET, 05/15/2013

CBS’s new schedule: Robin Williams and Will Arnett comedies, two new dramas

Plus, ‘Hawaii Five-0’ moves to Fridays.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  07:20 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 05/15/2013

TBS and TNT upfronts: Networks will live stream all content online starting this summer

Subscribers can watch the channels, live, on any mobile device.

By Emily Yahr  |  12:09 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:27 PM ET, 05/14/2013

A look at ABC’s new series: ‘Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD,’ ‘Super Fun Night,’ and more [VIDEO]

Plus, ‘Once Upon a Time’ spinoff, ‘Trophy Wife’ and ‘Lucky 7.’

By Emily Yahr  |  06:27 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 05/14/2013

ABC shrinks ‘Dancing with Stars’ for Marvel comics drama; Rebel Wilson paired with ‘Modern Family’

All new Tuesday is ‘four-quadrant’ play, ABC programming chief says

By Lisa de Moraes  |  03:14 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:35 PM ET, 05/13/2013

A look at Fox’s new series: ‘Almost Human,’ ‘Sleepy Hollow,’ ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ and more [VIDEO]

Plus, looks at comedies including ‘Dads’ and ‘Us & Them.’

By Emily Yahr  |  06:35 PM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 05/13/2013

Seth Meyers is the big story, but Jay Leno, Jimmy Fallon entertain the crowd at NBC upfronts

Jay Leno gamely sang a duet with Fallon celebrating his own ouster.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  02:28 PM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 05/13/2013

Fox’s new schedule: ‘24’ to return; plus, new shows from J.J. Abrams and Seth MacFarlane

‘Bones,’ ‘Raising Hope’ moved to Fridays.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  08:30 AM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:39 PM ET, 05/12/2013

NBC’s new schedule: Michael J. Fox and Sean Hayes comedies on Thursday, Dracula and Blackbeard on Friday

Plus ‘Chicago Fire’ moves to Tuesday, ‘Revolution’ to Wednesday.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  06:39 PM ET, 05/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:41 PM ET, 05/10/2013

CBS, NBC, ABC make decisions on a slew of shows: What’s ordered and what's gone?

Plus, an update at other networks before upfront week.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  09:41 PM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 05/10/2013

NBC cancels ‘Go On,’ picks up ’Chicago Fire’ spinoff, ‘Ironside’ remake

The network also picked up a comedy from “Scrubs” creator Bill Lawrence.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  02:45 PM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:15 PM ET, 05/09/2013

CW orders four new shows, renews ‘The Carrie Diaries’ and ‘Nikita’

The network has picked up all its current dramas for next season, though episode orders are unclear.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  07:15 PM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 05/09/2013

NBC orders new Dermot Mulroney drama, Sean Hayes comedy

One series is set in Washington, D.C., called ‘Crisis.’

By Lisa de Moraes  |  03:48 PM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:13 PM ET, 05/08/2013

Fox orders J.J. Abrams’ android cop, Seth MacFarlane guy-com, Ichabod Crane as action hero

Fox gets early start on week in which broadcast networks unveil new schedules to advertisers.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  10:13 PM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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