For the second year in a row, NBC is attempting to climb out of fourth place on the back of new dramas, turning its back on the Thursday night four-comedy block it had just reinstated.
Looking to make a splash at the upfronts, the WGA West will bring out four high-profile showrunners to draw attention to writers' complaints about increased product placement.
The fall lineup that NBC will unveil today is the result of a radically revamped scheduling process -- an overhaul blessed by GE chairman-CEO Jeffrey Immelt.
Heading into network upfront week on Monday, NBC kept a tight lid on its fall schedule -- although some particulars had trickled out by late Sunday. Meanwhile, ABC and Fox went on a pickup binge…
Thanks to automaker GM, "Survivor" fans will be able to watch "Survivor Finale" and "Survivor Reunion" on-demand at no charge in certain Comcast cable markets.
As they gather in Gotham this week for the upfronts, advertisers know they can count on certain things from the nets. At least one webhead will declare this "our best development season ever." And…
Every year, TV executives ask themselves the same question: Do upfronts still matter? This year, the question arises again, but for different reasons. Ad dollars are expected to be flat, around the…
ABC has told several more producers to pack their bags for New York, giving series orders to dramas "Ugly Betty," "Traveler," "Brothers & Sisters" and "Men In Trees," as well as comedies "A Day in…
'Malcolm in the Middle' thesp answers a few questions.
When Linwood Boomer wrote the pilot for "Malcolm in the Middle," he never considered the practical aspects of producing a series about a boy genius. Once in pre-production, he realized how difficult…