Category Archives: TV Upfronts
As the happy home of critical and Nielsen darling This is Us, NBC marches towards the upfronts with its head held high. Clearly happy about the show’s success, Bob Greenblatt has been quite forthcoming this past year about NBC’s emphasis on positivity on all fronts, be it in the office or on screen.
Just a day after the premiere of Freeform’s flagship show Pretty Little Liars‘ final season, the network presented to advertisers their plans for the future, with several comedy projects in the works to take their lineup beyond the young melodramas they’re known for.
Freeform has two exciting new shows with Mavel’s Cloak & Dagger and the comedy Alone Together from The Lonely Island, showing the young, fresh direction the millennial network is heading. Meanwhile, The Bold Type looks to fill the void left by Good Girls Revolt in a contemporary setting and Siren brings genre-fare with a twist.
Now that the major five networks have released their new orders and schedules, it is time to begin planning our viewing calendars!
CW excitedly pointed out during their upfront presentation that they have a clear audience and are aware of what that audience wants to watch.
ABC may have gotten some backlash over their cancellations, but CBS is taking serious heat for their pilot orders on the newly announced schedule – a lineup filled with male-led comedies and procedurals.
Jimmy Kimmel made a splash this morning with an opening monologue at ABC’s upfront presentation that may have been closer to a roast. With performances, light-hearted moments, and videos of new series all on full display.
After getting people excited a few days ago with the “first look” teasers for ABC’s new series, today at their upfront presentation they revealed full trailers for all the series.
Amazon, Hulu, and Netflix have forged their own paths to creating content in the digital subscription space and while the major networks show off their choices on Madison Ave. we wanted to look at what these three big online channels have in the works.
Catch all the first look for ABC’s new series ahead of their upfront presentation in New York.
Fox is ready to overload you with all-new programming! Check out trailers from their upfront presentation here!
You may have been distracted by the news coming out of Cannes, or all the fun concert feeds and late night comedy stars who’ve been making headlines all day, but some great TV trailers dropped today. Here are the ones from NBCUniversal!
The highly anticipated 24 reboot, 24: Legacy, just landed itself the best premiere slot on television: right after the Super Bowl. Find out what else Fox announced at the 2016 Upfront here!
Premium cable networks like HBO, Showtime, and Starz have taken the battle for subscribers to another level this year as each channel has fully implemented an a la carte system in order to win over the cord-cutters.
Cable channels may not have the same level of presence as the major networks at upfronts, but that doesn’t mean we’re not curious about what they’re ordering throughout the year. See a breakdown of everything in the pipeline here!
While CBS is developing projects exclusively for CBS All Access, and ABC fights to retain stacking rights, NBCU is trying to prove that the cord-cutting generation hasn’t given up on traditional television as much as you would think.
It’s Upfronts time! This week, TV executives, creators, and stars head to the east coast to present their lineup after the spring cleaning and new orders that occurred last week and we’ve got your guide to all the presentations and parties.
We’ve broken down all of the network pilots for you, tracked casting, and followed their updates all season long. Now we’ve collected all that information and have put it together for you in one handy guide!
NBC is adding a new addition to the DC TV universe with a series order for Powerless, the superhero insurance comedy starring Vanessa Hudgens and Dani Pudi.
Bull starring Michael Weatherly has received a series order along with Pure Genius, MacGyver, and Training Day, and comedies Man With A Plan and The Great Indoors.
Bordertown, Cooper Barrett’s Guide To Surviving Life, Grandfathered, and The Grinder have all been cut from Fox’s series ranks.
Say goodbye to cult favorite Agent Carter and long-standing hour-long Castle, as ABC has decided to cancel both shows in addition to The Muppets, Galavant, Nashville, and The Family.
Supergirl is making a big move to CW and Vancouver for season two and CW picks up three pilots to series: Riverdale, Frequency, and No Tomorrow.
Who knew that National Geographic was a social media juggernaut? Well, the 50 million people who follow them did and now the channel is launching new programming for their ever expanding young audience.
YouTube and Machinima focused on Preferred Advertisers while Vice is seriously proud of their new TV channel in today’s NewFronts recap.
Hearst, Time Inc., and CNN make their presentations at NewFronts with more unscripted, talk series, and VR content.
Hulu announces a new “skinny bundle” in the works, but not to be outdone, YouTube makes a similar announcement ahead of their NewFronts tomorrow.
Where Upfronts used to be comprised of the big five television networks and a few cable channels, the events now span months with dozens of channels and platforms presenting their wares. Here’s a rundown of the biggest news to come out of this year’s Newfronts.