Some New Fall Shows Might Not Stand a Chance Because of Bad Time Slots

TV's worst times claim new victims

After the broadcast networks trotted out their fall schedules at this month's upfronts, much of the focus was on the most promising freshman shows, setting up fall's biggest time-slot battles. Many of the networks were clear about which new series they felt strongest about, placing them in their most-protected time slots—CBS' Life in Pieces in its post-The Big Bang Theory slot, for instance, and NBC's Blindspot in its coveted 10 p.m.

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