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2014-15 TV Season

NIELSENWAR 2014-15: More NBC Pick-Ups

Posted May 8, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  NBC picked up a handful of shows yesterday, but that was just the first installment, as an additional trio of new shows have been announced so far today.  2 are dramas and the other a comedy, and interestingly, all hail from Warner Bros Television. DRAMAS MYSTERIES OF LAURA:  NBC wasn’t out of the Debra […]

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2014-15 TV Season

NIELSENWAR 2014-15: FOX & NBC Begin Their Pick-Ups

Posted May 6, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  NBC and FOX will be the first broadcast networks to announce their 2014-15 schedules next Monday, so it makes sense that they’re the first to begin announcing their new series pick-ups.  No trailers have yet been released, but here are some quick facts on each: FOX Note:  In addition to those below, FOX has […]

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NIELSENWAR 2014-15: More NBC Comedies

Posted May 9, 2014 by Mitch Salem

  NBC has perfected the art of releasing bits of information each day throughout pre-Upfront week, and today’s nuggets introduced a trio of additional new sitcoms.  It appears that at least 2 of these will be given small midseason runs of 6 episodes to see if they catch anyone’s fancy before potentially expanding. MISSION CONTROL:  […]

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THE SKED: ABC Fall Premiere Schedule

Posted July 16, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  ABC has finally joined its brethren and announced the rollout of its fall schedule.  Although the majority of its shows will premiere during the official September 23-29 opening week, some series will start before and after that. MONDAY SEPT 16 8PM:           Dancing With the Stars FRIDAY SEPT 20 8PM:           Last Man Standing 8:30PM:      The […]

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THE SKED Fall Pilot Report: FOX’s “Sleepy Hollow”

Posted September 17, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  Read All Our Fall Pilot Reports here. SLEEPY HOLLOW:  Monday 9PM on FOX – If Nothing Else Is On… For what’s supposed to be an original series, SLEEPY HOLLOW feels awfully familiar.  Part of it, of course, is that writers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci are doing a spin on the Washington Irving classic […]

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PREMIERING TONIGHT: THE SKED Pilot Review – ABC’s “Trophy Wife”

Posted September 24, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  Read All Our Fall Pilot Reports here. TROPHY WIFE:  Tuesday 9:30PM on ABC – If Nothing Else is On… If you like your comedy innocuous, TROPHY WIFE may fit the bill.  The title is ironic:  although Kate (Malin Akerman) is the young, beautiful third wife of Peter (Bradley Whitford), she’s not after his money–he’s […]

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PREMIERING TONIGHT: THE SKED Pilot Review – NBC’s “Welcome To the Family”

Posted October 3, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  WELCOME TO THE FAMILY:  Thursday 8:30PM on NBC – Change the Channel NBC continues is retro approach to fall comedy with WELCOME TO THE FAMILY. Even more than Sean Saves the World and The Michael J. Fox Show, Family seems intended for viewers just an AARP mailing away from TVLand, for whom the very idea […]

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PREMIERING TONIGHT: THE SKED Pilot Review – ABC’s “The Goldbergs”

Posted September 24, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  Read All Our Fall Pilot Reports here. THE GOLDBERGS:  Tuesday 9PM on ABC – Change the Channel THE GOLDBERGS is startlingly bad.  ABC’s most highly-touted new sitcom of the fall is inspired by series creator Adam F. Goldberg’s memories of growing up in the 1980s, and fragments of his own home videotapes at the […]

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