The 2010 Network Upfronts: By The Numbers

4        Number of late-night hosts on stage (Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, Conan O’Brien, George Lopez)

2        Number of those hosts who came on stage with a guitar (Fallon, O’Brien)

100%        Percentage of presentations that used Ke$ha’s “Tik-Tok” at one point

100%        Percentage of upfronts attendees who now can’t get that terrible song out of their head

2,000        Number of people invited to Adult Swim’s party, featuring M.I.A. (approx.)

2,000        Number of people who showed up to Adult Swim’s party (approx.)

36        Number of times the word “shit” was uttered at CBS’ upfront presentation (educated guess)

       Number of times the actual sitcom title “Shit My Dad Says” was uttered at that same event (the network legally refuses to utter the word “shit” in conjunction with the title)

2        Pop stars wearing wacky specs on stage (M.I.A. at Adult Swim, and Katy Perry at The CW)

2        Number of clip reels featuring Mike O’Malley (“Parenthood,” “Glee”)

0        Number of shows in which O’Malley is actually a regular star on

Most obscure trends, tie: Moustaches (Tom Selleck in CBS’ “Blue Bloods”; Fox’s “The Good Guys”) and hyphens (“Detroit 1-8-7”; “Ride-Along”; “Hawaii Five-O”)

Biggest star revelation: “Nikita’s” Maggie Q, who improvised her speech at the CW presentation and charmed the crowd

Best pre-taped piece, tie: CBS’ reimagining of research chief David Poltrack, whose comment at a convention last winter about “bullshit numbers” was turned into a rap; and NBC’s opener starring Alec Baldwin as Jack Donaghy.

Biggest missed opportunity: With no party after the ABC event, the Alphabet should have screened that night’s amazing penultimate episode of “Lost” for media buyers after its presentation.

Biggest victory lap, tie: The cast of “Glee,” which performed “Like a Prayer” at the Fox upfront; and the cast of “Modern Family,” the only cast to be flown out and placed on the ABC upfront stage.

((Check out Variety’s complete Upfronts 2010 coverage here.))

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