upfronts Archives

With The CW set to unveil its upcoming programming slate at next week's UpFronts, today turned into a day of major disappointment for fans of a number of shows That includes the Kaci Walfall-starring Naomi from Ava Duvernay and Jill Blankenship as well as the Melonie Diaz, Sarah Jeffery, Lucy Barrett & Rupert Evans-starring Charmed[...]
With CBS joining in with this week's Upfronts fun by releasing its Fall 2021 primetime schedule on Wednesday, there were two series in particular that made the cut that are on our radar Set for Wednesdays at 10 pm, the sequel series CSI: Vegas brings William Petersen, Jorja Fox, and Wallace Langham returning to the[...]
NBC, CBS Cancel Upfronts Plans Over Coronavirus Outbreak Concerns
Less than 48-hours after Quibi announced it had cancelled its April 5 launch party in Culver City and word that FreeWheel Media, FOX News,A+E Networks, and AMC Networks had cancelled or changed plans for this season's Upfronts, NBC and CBS are also cancelling their Upfronts plans – for May, shifting to online outreach to advertisers[...]
This season's "Upfronts" – when media outlets polish up their short-term and long-term programming plans to advertisers and media buyers during live presentations in New York City – is already seeing events canceled, postponed, or modified. FreeWheel Media's presentation was scheduled for this week, but has been postponed FOX News will not have an event, as[...]
Sad as it is to admit, Supernatural's farewell tour officially began during CW's 2019 May Upfronts – with journalists, advertisers, and fans all asking the same question: how will the series end? When asked this very question several seasons back, series leads Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki responded that they'd like to see the Winchester Brothers[...]
'Rick and Morty' Season 4: The Dan Harmon/Justin Roiland/Daniel Radcliffe Lovefest Continues
With news breaking that the righteously popular series was set to return for a fourth season in November 2019, WarnerMedia's 2019 May Upfronts turned out to be pretty squanchy affair for fans of Adult Swim's Rick and Morty Series creators Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland were there for the reveal, which had our animated anti-heroes announcing their return via[...]
'Lethal Weapon': FOX Cancels Damon Wayans, Seann William Scott Series After 3 Seasons
The news comes as FOX announces series pick-ups and cancellations as part of the May 2019 Upfronts cycle: having picked up four (possibly five) new dramas, there was speculation that Lethal Weapon wouldn't make the renewal cut (joining The Passage, which was also cancelled today). LETHAL WEAPON: L-R: Kevin Rahm, Keesha Sharp, Damon Wayans, Seann William[...]
truTV Orders More Sedaris, Laff Tracks, Carbonaro, Adam; New Animated, Sports Series
Not willing to be left out of May's "Upfronts-a-palooza," the fine folks at TruTV had some announcements of their own to make ahead of next week's WarnerMedia presentation First up, 2020 will see the cable network's first animated series with This Functional Family as well as a sports-themed studio show from comics Clayton English and[...]
While next week marks the official start of May Upfronts, the networks are starting things a little early First, there was NBC with two series greenlights – and now, the CW has made some series announcements of their own: ● Greg Berlanti-produced, Ruby Rose-starrer Batwoman has received a series order and will join the DCU line-up[...]
ABC, CBS, CW, Fox and Freeform: Our Upfronts Thoughts [The Weekly Static s01e40]
Presidential Election… and a three-pack of John Cusack Funko POPs from Better Off Dead, High Fidelity, and Grosse Pointe Blank! https://youtu.be/U7D_NjmdhU0Video can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: ABC, CBS, CW, Fox and Freeform: Our Upfronts Thoughts [The Weekly Static s01e40] (https://youtu.be/U7D_NjmdhU0) Lauren Cohan's 'Whiskey Cavalier', 'Grand Hotel' Get ABC Series Order ABC Officially Cancels Marvel's Inhumans and[...]
The CW Ends Jane the Virgin, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and iZombie with Upcoming Seasons
Credit: CW The upfronts to advertising executives are always a season of giving and taking — so with the release of their Fall 2018-2019 television schedule, The CW also confirmed that Jane the Virgin, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and iZombie will not be renewed after their upcoming seasons The Gina Rodriguez-starring Jane the Virgin will end its run after five[...]
CBS on The Big Bang Theory: "We Can Take a Few More Seasons"
If there's one constant in this universe that's more reliable than any other law, theory or concept you can think of, it's this: sometimes, you really just can't get enough of a good thing. Example: CBS powerhouse sitcom The Big Bang Theory, heading into its 12th season and last year of the cast's two-year contracts.