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30 Rock Returns for NBCUniversal Upfront Special Event in July

30 Rock Returns for NBCUniversal Upfront Special Event in July

Did anyone really think Liz (Tina Fey), Jack (Alec Baldwin), Tracy (Tracy Morgan), Jenna (Jane Krakowski), and Kenneth (Jack McBrayer) were going to let Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) and her Pawnee crew have all the fun? On Tuesday, NBCUniversal announced that 30 Rock would be returning for a special Upfront event. Best part? We're all […]

NBC CBS Cancel Upfronts Plans Over Coronavirus Outbreak Concerns

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[...]

Quibi Cancels Launch Party Upfronts Impacted Over Coronavirus Concerns

Quibi Cancels Launch Party, Upfronts Impacted Over Coronavirus Concerns

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[...]

Supernatural: Will Jensen Ackles Jared Padalecki Get Their Butch/Sundance Finale

'Supernatural': Will Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki Get Their "Butch/Sundance" Finale?

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

'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[...]



Fargo Season 4: Chris Rock Names Character FX Boss Talks Production Start Premiere

'Fargo' Season 4: Chris Rock Names Character; FX Boss Talks Production Start, Premiere

During Tuesday's Walt Disney Company Upfront Presentation (covering ABC, ESPN, Freeform, FX Networks, and National Geographic), fans of FX's Fargo received two interesting updates on the upcoming fourth season. ● First up, season star comedian/actor/author Chris Rock (Top Five) appeared during the presentation via video to reveal that his character is called Loy Cannon – […]



This Is Us Receives 3-Season Order from NBC [VIDEO]

'This Is Us' Receives 3-Season Order from NBC [VIDEO]

If you want a sense of just how important This Is Us to both NBC's short-term and long-term programming future, look no further than the three-season renewal the network announced on Sunday, which will take the hit series through a sixth season. While the show's future was never in any way in doubt from a […]



NYPD Blue: ABC Orders Reshoots for Midseason Consideration

'NYPD Blue': ABC Orders Reshoots for Midseason Consideration

While reports are that network executives are still very high on its long-term series prospects, ABC will not be moving forward with NYPD Blue for the fall – but reshoots have been ordered and the pilot is up for midseason consideration. The proposed revival centers on Theo Sipowicz (Fabien Frankel, Last Christmas) – son of […]

The Rookie: ABC Promotes Nathan Fillion Police Drama to Season 2

'The Rookie': ABC Promotes Nathan Fillion Police Drama to Season 2

After weeks of waiting and hours of announcements regarding other shows, ABC Studios finally confirmed that freshman show The Rookie has been renewed for a sophomore season. Starring Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, LAPD's oldest rookie, the show produced a solid first season and respectable ratings – as well as fantastic streaming numbers. However, when no renewal announcement […]


Lethal Weapon: FOX Cancels Damon Wayans Seann William Scott Series After 3 Seasons

'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).[caption id="attachment_1030770" align="alignnone" width="2000"] LETHAL WEAPON: L-R: Kevin Rahm, Keesha Sharp,[...]

ABC Passes on New York Undercover Dick Wolf Universal TV Shopping Pilot Elsewhere

ABC Passes on 'New York Undercover;' Dick Wolf, Universal TV Shopping Pilot Elsewhere

ABC has passed on drama pilot New York Undercover, a contemporary sequel-spinoff from original show creator Dick Wolf, Ben Watkins (Hand of God), and director Anthony Hemingway (Underground, American Crime Story). Wolf and Universal TV are expected to shop the project to other networks/streaming services. Written by Watkins based on a story co-created with Wolf, New York Undercover picks up 20 […]