The ax continues to fall at NBC, which over the last several hours has severed ties with three of the four freshman comedies that were still in contention for a slot on the 2013-14 schedule.
On the eve of the broadcast upfronts, fans of network television would do well to recall the lessons of the classic Late Night With David Letterman bit, “They Took My Show Away.” A series of lacerating observations about the state of TV programming disguised as a
CBS announced today that it has pulled the plug on its Friday night legal drama Made In Jersey, making it the first casualty of the fall TV season.
NBC has doubled down on its franchise musical-competition series and scripted comedy, planning fall and spring cycles of The Voice and sprinkling sitcoms across four nights.
NBC night found very little to laugh about Wednesday, as the network’s newest comedy offering debuted to historically poor ratings.
NBC has set premiere dates for the last of its 2011-12 slate, carving out time for two new sitcoms and a hidden-camera series starring Betty White.
Season 11 of American Idol got off to a somewhat rocky start as the two-hour premiere failed to live up to last year’s debut.
Viewers largely turned their noses up at this week’s menu of midseason premieres, although the overnights for the new CBS comedy ¡Rob! were promising.