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Fall TV Preview: All That Glitters… The season promises a trove of shiny new shows, but only a few will end up good as gold

In its bounty of unknown pleasures, each new broadcast television season is a lot like Christmas or your eighth birthday. Wrapped in brightly colored paper, festooned with ribbons and bows,…

September 18, 2012, 3:26 AM EDT

The Apocalypse Will Be Televised The Mayan prophecy be damned, this fall the networks load up on doom

In 1983, the same year President Ronald Reagan gave his hawkish “evil empire” speech, ABC aired The Day After, a made-for-TV movie about a full-scale nuclear war between the Soviet…

August 20, 2012, 12:04 AM EDT

Closing Time: ABC Nails Down the Last of Its Upfront Deals Broadcast market now certain to be flat versus a year ago

The last of the upfront deals were being sewn up late tonight, as ABC joined CBS on the far side of the finish line.  According to media buyers, ABC was able…

June 12, 2012, 8:46 PM EDT

ABC Shakes Up Prime Time Big shifts, lots of laughs in 2012-13 schedule

Fans of hit ABC series like Revenge and Don’t Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 will need to rearrange their fall social calendars, as Emily Thorne and the comely sociopath…

May 15, 2012, 3:31 PM EDT

Boning Up on the Upfront: A Cheat Sheet for the 2012-13 Bazaar An advance look at TV’s annual pitch to the ad world

On the eve of the annual spectacle known as Upfront Week, broadcasters can take comfort in the knowledge that the four-day dog and pony show will lead to some $9.2…

May 12, 2012, 1:58 PM EDT

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