The TV Column: 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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Posted at 06:13 PM ET, 05/17/2012

A look at CW’s new series: ‘Emily Owens, M.D.’

Here’s a clip from the new doctor drama, starring Mamie Gummer:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  06:13 PM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CW, CW Upfronts, CW First Look

Posted at 06:06 PM ET, 05/17/2012

A look at CW’s new series: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a clip of the new drama, a loose update of the 1980s CBS series:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  06:06 PM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:02 PM ET, 05/17/2012

A look at CW’s new series: ‘Arrow’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a look at the new drama based on the comic:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  06:02 PM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CW, CW Upfronts, CW First Look

Posted at 08:03 PM ET, 05/16/2012

Upfront Week 2012: CBS moves ‘Two and a Half Men’ to Thursday, ‘Mentalist’ to Sunday, unveils four new series

New drama “Vegas” gets the post-”NCIS” shows slot.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  08:03 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Upfronts, CBS upfronts

Posted at 07:43 PM ET, 05/16/2012

A look at CBS’s new series: ‘Elementary’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a look at the new “modern day Sherlock Holmes”:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  07:43 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS, CBS Upfronts, CBS First Look

Posted at 07:39 PM ET, 05/16/2012

A look at CBS’s new series: ‘Vegas’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a clip from the new drama starring Dennis Quaid and Michael Chiklis:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  07:39 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS, CBS Upfronts, CBS First Look

Posted at 07:36 PM ET, 05/16/2012

A look at CBS’s new series: ‘Partners’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a clip of a new comedy from the creators of “Will & Grace”:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  07:36 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:34 PM ET, 05/16/2012

A look at CBS’s new series: ‘Made in Jersey’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a clip from the new law drama starring Janet Montgomery:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  07:34 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS, CBS Upfronts, CBS First Look

Posted at 07:28 PM ET, 05/15/2012

A look at ABC’s new series: ‘Mistresses’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a clip of the new drama starring Alyssa Milano:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  07:28 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:25 PM ET, 05/15/2012

A look at ABC’s new series: ‘Zero Hour’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a clip of the new conspiracy drama:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  07:25 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:22 PM ET, 05/15/2012

A look at ABC’s new series: ‘Red Widow’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a clip of the new organized crime drama:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  07:22 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:19 PM ET, 05/15/2012

A look at ABC’s new series: ‘The Family Tools’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a clip of the new comedy starring Kyle Bornheimer as a guy who just can’t keep a job:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  07:19 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:14 PM ET, 05/15/2012

A look at ABC’s new series: ‘How to Live With Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life)’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a clip of new comedy starring Sarah Chalke as a single mom who moves in with mom and dad...possibly forever:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  07:14 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:11 PM ET, 05/15/2012

A look at ABC’s new series: ‘666 Park Avenue’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a clip of new ABC drama about a super-haunted apartment buiding:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  07:11 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:06 PM ET, 05/15/2012

A look at ABC’s new series: ‘Last Resort’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a clip of the submarine-set drama starring Andre Braugher:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  07:06 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:03 PM ET, 05/15/2012

A look at ABC’s new series: ‘Nashville’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a clip of Connie Britton drama

By Lisa de Moraes  |  07:03 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 05/15/2012

A look at ABC’s new series: ‘The Neighbors’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a clip of aliens-live-among-us comedy, which will follow “Modern Family” on Wednesday nights:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  07:00 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:20 PM ET, 05/14/2012

A look at Fox’s new series: ‘The Goodwin Games’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a clip from new comedy starring Becki Newton and Scott Foley:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  07:20 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:16 PM ET, 05/14/2012

A look at Fox’s new series: ‘The Mindy Project’ [VIDEO]

Here's a clip of the new Mindy Kaling comedy:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  07:16 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Upfronts, Fox Upfronts, First Look Fox

Posted at 07:11 PM ET, 05/14/2012

A look at Fox’s new series: ‘Ben and Kate' [VIDEO]

Here’s a clip from the new brother-sister comedy:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  07:11 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:05 PM ET, 05/14/2012

A look at Fox’s new series: ‘The Following’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a clip at the new Kevin Bacon drama:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  07:05 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Upfronts, Fox Upfronts, First Look Fox

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 05/14/2012

Upfront Week 2012: Fox has Britney Spears, Demi Lovato; NBC has a monkey

Britney Spears, Demi Lovato join Simon Cowell’s singing competition ‘The X Factor’ on Fox.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  05:08 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Upfronts, Upfronts 2012, NBC Upfronts

Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 05/13/2012

Upfront Week 2012: NBC moves ‘The Voice’ to fall, ‘Community’ to Friday, Matthew Perry to Tuesday [UPDATED]

NBC made some big changes on its fall schedule, released Sunday.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  06:25 PM ET, 05/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Upfronts, Upfronts 2012, NBC

Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 05/13/2012

A look at NBC’s new series: ‘Next Caller’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a clip from new Dane Cook comedy:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  05:55 PM ET, 05/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:52 PM ET, 05/13/2012

A look at NBC’s new series: ‘Infamous’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a clip from the new soapy drama:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  05:52 PM ET, 05/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:50 PM ET, 05/13/2012

A look at NBC’s new series: ‘Save Me’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a clip of Anne Heche’s new comedy:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  05:50 PM ET, 05/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:47 PM ET, 05/13/2012

A look at NBC’s new series: ‘1600 Penn’ [VIDEO]

A look at the new series about a dysfunctional family in the White House:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  05:47 PM ET, 05/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:42 PM ET, 05/13/2012

A look at NBC’s new series: ‘Do No Harm’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a clip from the new doctor drama:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  05:42 PM ET, 05/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:39 PM ET, 05/13/2012

A look at NBC’s new series: ‘Chicago Fire’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a clip from Dick Wolf’s new drama:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  05:39 PM ET, 05/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:36 PM ET, 05/13/2012

A look at NBC’s new series: ‘Guys With Kids’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a clip from new comedy produced by Jimmy Fallon:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  05:36 PM ET, 05/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 05/13/2012

A look at NBC’s new series: ‘Animal Practice’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a clip from Justin Kirk’s new comedy:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  05:29 PM ET, 05/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 05/13/2012

A look at NBC’s new series: ‘The New Normal’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a clip from Ryan Murphy’s new comedy:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  05:26 PM ET, 05/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 05/13/2012

A look at NBC’s new series: ‘Go On’ [VIDEO]

Clip of Matthew Perry’s new comedy.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  05:23 PM ET, 05/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 05/13/2012

A look at NBC’s new series: ‘Revolution’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a clip from J.J. Abrams’ apocalyptic drama

By Lisa de Moraes  |  05:20 PM ET, 05/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NBC, NBC Upfronts, NBC First Look