May 13, 2012 |
NBC announced its 2012-13 primetime schedule Sunday that capitalizes on the popularity of "The Voice" by launching a new fall edition of the singing competition series. The network also plans to add six new scripted series in the fall and four at mid-season, banking on comedy this fall by adding comedies to Tuesday and Friday nights. The season's new fall comedies are "Go On," "The New Normal," "Animal Practice" and "Guys with Kids. " Other mid-season comedies include "Save Me," "1600 Penn" and "Next Caller.
September 16, 2013 |
What's happened to Olivia Pope and the gladiators since last season's cliffhanger? You don't want to miss the return of "Scandal" or any of your favorite shows, so I've put together this list of premiere dates for returning series. Remember, dates and times are subject to change. All times are Central. For a roundup of 26 new scripted series on the major networks, click here. For a complete September premiere list, click here. Monday, Sept. 16 "Bones," 7 p.m., Fox "Dancing with the Stars," 7 p.m., ABC Tuesday, Sept.
May 13, 2013 |
Chicago native Danny Pudi and “Community” fans got a big surprise Friday during a flurry of news about what we'll be watching on the TV networks this fall. The beleaguered NBC sitcom has been renewed for fifth season. “Wild times and I truly didn't know what to expect. But that's always been our show--we never know what to expect,” Pudi wrote in an email. “Gotta thank the fans [and] my mom … for cheering on the Greendale gang. GO BULLS!” Did I mention Pudi's from Chicago?
August 27, 2013 |
Cable networks kick off the Fall TV season in early September with a variety of reality series, scripted dramas and comedies. Later in the month, the broadcast networks join the fray with their new and returning series. And if you oly watch TV on your computer, YouTube and Netflix are launching new comedies this month as well. It's going to be a busy month for TV fanatics. As usual, I'll add to this list as more premieres are announced. Sunday, Sept. 1 6 | "ABC Fall Preview Special Presented by the Chew," ABC (special)
May 12, 2013 |
Hoping to change it prime time fortunes, NBC announced a bold new schedule Sunday filled with new shows and familiar stars. The network plans to introduce 17 new series during the season, including six new comedies, eight new dramas and three new reality shows. The schedule, announced by NBC's chairman of entertainment Robert Greenblatt, shakes up the network's schedule every night of the week except Sundays in the fall, which remains devoted to NBC's only sure thing--NFL football.
December 17, 2012 |
Ridiculously, unjustly, few Oscar prognosticators include “This is 40” star Leslie Mann or her husband, writer-director Judd Apatow, on lists of likely nominees. Thing is, Apatow's a member of the Academy - will he vote for himself? “I've always voted for myself,” says Apatow (“The 40-Year-Old Virgin,” “Funny People”). “That's when you know it's all so silly. Because you vote for yourself and you're like, 'My vote would count more if I didn't even vote for anyone else.