The broadcast networks, with one notable exception, are giving out episode orders this year that sound more like a lottery ticket than TV series pickup pacts: 15, 11, 8, 6, 13.
Two high-profile new comedies have landed showrunner reinforcements.
Let's face it -- upfront presentations have always been as much about the free booze and big shrimp as they are about programming strategy and ratings highlights.
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Banking on its bench strength, CBS is again going light on new series, giving greenlights Sunday to two comedies and four dramas for the 2012-13 season.
CBS has finalized deals with Warner Bros. TV and thesps Ashton Kutcher, Jon Cryer and Angus T. Jones for a tenth season of "Two and a Half Men."
NBC has given a full fifth-season order to "Parks and Recreation" and second season orders to "Up All Night" and "Whitney."
"Raising Hope" creator Greg Garcia has inked a rich four-year overall deal with CBS TV Studios.
Pilot pickup buzz is swirling this ayem as bizzers await word of ABC's pilot orders and chatter about CBS' selections heats up.
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It's decision time at Fox. Net execs are hunkered in the scheduling room this afternoon finalizing pilot pickup decisions in preparation for Monday's upfront presentation.