Fall TV “Preview”: Are there any broadcast hits in this group?

The fall television season is just about to begin! To celebrate, I’ll be doing a series of fun features and previews for both returning and brand-new series. I have not seen any of the new pilots or premieres from veteran series, and thus the quotes around preview. No matter, that won’t stop me from doing … Continue reading Fall TV “Preview”: Are there any broadcast hits in this group?

Upfronts: Musings on CBS’s schedule

This week is one of the most exciting and hectic times for the television industry and those of us who like to pontificate about it — upfronts! All week the broadcast networks will be announcing their fall schedules for advertisers, which means all sorts of stories about pick-ups, cancellations and armchair quarterbacking from people like … Continue reading Upfronts: Musings on CBS’s schedule

Innovations, er, “Innovations” from broadcast networks — CBS

Curious to what this all means? Read my introduction to this multi-post series. We tend to think that CBS has had the best run of success in the last handful of years, but after my research did my mind get blown? Not really. CBS has aired the least amount of new series in the last … Continue reading Innovations, er, “Innovations” from broadcast networks — CBS