Anthony Crupi


ABC Dips a Toe Into the Programmatic Pool

While it executed all the expected dance moves, screening cut-downs of its fall series before letting late-night prankster Jimmy Kimmel off the leash for his annual Friar’s Club roast of the broadcast biz, ABC on Tuesday afternoon had at least one surprise up its sleeve.

Upfront Upheaval: ABC Creates an All-Shonda Rhimes Thursday Block

It’s Shonda Rhimes’ world; everyone else just lives in it.

Sweeping Changes in Store at Fox

When the Knights of the Laptop begin to examine the fall broadcast schedule in earnest, expect a deluge of think pieces on how, after a seemingly robust return to form a few seasons back, broadcast comedy is dead all over again (or, at t

Upfront Uproar: NBC Guts Thursday Night Comedies, Shifts The Blacklist

On the verge of winning its first seasonal ratings crown in a decade, NBC still has a lot of work to do if it’s going to repeat its title run in 2014-15.

The Quick and the Dead: A Guide to TV’s Renewals and Cancellations

On the eve of Upfront Week, when the five English-language broadcast networks will present their respective 2014-15 prime-time schedules to media buyers, advertisers and the working press, news of various renewals and cancellations continues to seep out like booze through a sot’s pores three days into a bender.

Jamie Horowitz Jumps From ESPN to NBC’s Today Show

The worst-kept secret in morning news officially was let out of the bag today, as NBC confirmed that veteran ESPN producer Jamie Horowitz will take the helm at the Today show.

NBCUniversal Strikes Gold With Megawatt Olympics Deal

In a surprise development, the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday announced that NBCUniversal has secured the media rights to the Olympic Games through 2032.

Decent Turnout for 24: Live Another Day

Jack Bauer’s return to prime time was met with a reception that hovered somewhere between a bang and a whimper.

Fox Is Batty for Gotham

Fire up the Bat Signal, Chief O’Hara, because Fox officially has ordered Gotham to series.

Netflix Books a Third Season of Orange Is the New Black

It’s back to the slammer for Netflix, as the streaming service has renewed its prison dramedy Orange Is the New Black for a third season. Netflix has ordered another run of 13 episodes of Jenji Kohan’s show, which is based on the Piper Kerman memoir of the same title.