CBS feels like it’s still in transition. Considering the overall grim landscape of year-on-year ratings decline, Les Moonves seems relatively happy with his picks last season, leaving room for maybe 3 more fall dramas this time around.Get the complete breakdown in our CBS Drama pilots preview.
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A recap of the week’s TV News!
A MONSTER-SIZED recap of the latest Sales, Pick-ups, Attachments, Exits, Deals, Renewals, Cancellations & More, as the upfronts come to an end!
A&E greenlights a PI drama, CBS grabs a supernatural cop drama, as well as an assistant comedy, Comedy Central revives a dormant Spike pilot, MTV brings us back to 1993 with some B&B, NBC picks up a new “inception-like” spec from Lone Star creator, adds a Brit reboot, a cheaters love story, and an Arrested Development style laugher. Meanwhile, NCIS gets a renewal, Chase doesn’t, and CBS and Comedy Central add directors to their pilots.
ABC takes a look at suburban horrors, sister partners, scripted dance & a flashy 70’s reboot, while CBS eyes supernatural medical drama & a “Buffy” return. Meanwhile, MTV Just Wants it’s Pants Back, TNT wants to talk about the Generations, and Showtime, wants to keep us deeply immersed in a little Californication.
ABC dives head first into a pair of Eva Longoria projects, Adult Swim takes another spoof seriously, CBS looks to the wild west, and a legal Knife Fight, while Fox eyes their very own Sopranos, Starz wants to document the downfall of the Aztec empire, a Dysfunctional Flight Attendant project may be underway, and CBS steals a key piece of L&O: SVU.
ABC firms up creatives behind HULK and CBS moves ahead with Rainmaker, Raising Men, and Julie Hebert’s take on the FBI.