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NBC Touts Event Programming, and Dolly Parton, at Its Upfront

The most promising new programs have been saved for midseason

One day after unveiling its 2015-16 schedule, NBC didn't waste any time getting down to business at its upfront presentation. Back at Radio City Music Hall this year after last year's…

24 Hours in Advertising: Monday, May 11, 2015

Dov Charney sues American Apparel, and NBC cuts back on comedies

Here's everything you need to know about the last 24 hours in advertising, in case you blinked. Buzzing on Adweek: NBC cuts back on comedy For the upcoming 2015-2016 season, NBC plans to…

NBC Trims Comedies for Fall, Focuses on Football and Live Shows

Network saves its most star-studded shows for midseason

There's not much to laugh about on NBC's fall schedule. In its 2015-16 slate, unveiled Sunday ahead of Monday's upfronts, NBC is devoting only a single hour to sitcoms this fall:…

Why NBC Is Airing a Live Sitcom Next Season

Undateable will be the first series to be broadcast all-live since Roc in 1992-93

Undateable is alive—and all-live! Late Friday night, NBC announced it had renewed its sophomore sitcom starring Chris D'Elia and Bridgit Mendler for a third season and that all of Season 3…

A Guide to Network TV’s Renewals and Cancellations

A roundup of which current series will live to see another season

With upfront week just days away, it's time for the five broadcast networks to finalize their fall schedules, which also means deciding once and for all which of their current…

These Shows Are Most Likely to Be Canceled This Week

State of Affairs, Battle Creek and Resurrection are among the dead shows walking

It's crunch time for the broadcast networks as they frantically prepare for their upfront presentations, which begin next Monday. As ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and The CW sift through this…

NBC Pulls a Netflix, Letting Viewers Binge-Watch David Duchovny's New Detective Show

Streaming entire Aquarius series right after premiere

A surprising new outlet has entered the binge-viewing arena to challenge Netflix: NBC. The network will be streaming all 13 episodes of its new David Duchovny limited series drama, Aquarius, on…

5 Predictions From TV Network Execs Last Year That Were Way Off

Not every show's a winner. Just ask these network chiefs

You'll hear a variety of pop hits during TV network upfront presentations, but the only song that really should be part of the soundtrack this week is Everything is Awesome…

Wild Virtual Reality Experience Puts You Right in the Audience at SNL 40

Chris Milk's latest project comes to SXSW

It remains mostly unclear what kinds of virtual reality experiences will be most compelling to people. But NBC, Samsung and director Chris Milk presented one VR experience at South by…

Broadcasters Are Going Movie-Crazy During Pilot Season

These flicks are getting production money, even if they're not very good

Pilot season this year boasts five nonclassic movies being refurbished as contenders for primetime placement on broadcast this season (not counting script deals for Big, Marley & Me, The Money…

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